Nemours Children's Health is seeking to hire a full-time Child Abuse Pediatrician to work at Nemours Children's Hospital - Delaware within the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Nemours CARE (Children at Risk Evaluation) Program.
The mission of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics is to provide superb healthcare to the children of the Delaware Valley; support the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows within the Jefferson Health System and Nemours; achieve a national reputation for scholarship, service, advocacy, and academic excellence in the field of pediatrics; enable the academic careers of its faculty; and contribute directly to the population health of the regional community through outreach and collaboration.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, promoting anti-racist care, reducing health disparities, and helping to build a diverse and inclusive team environment.
The Child Abuse Pediatrics position includes serving as an attending physician for the Nemours CARE Program, a hospital-based multidisciplinary assessment program for suspected child maltreatment victims across inpatient, outpatient and emergency department settings. Clinical responsibilities include subspecialty consultations for suspected maltreatment victims in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The position offers unique opportunity to interface with multidisciplinary professionals across child welfare, law enforcement, criminal justice and social work. .
The section is a close-knit, collegial team of 2 child abuse pediatricians, 1 nurse practitioner, 1 social worker and 1 medical assistant. Physicians are expected to apply for and obtain academic rank at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Physicians in the section participate in teaching, mentorship, academic scholarship, education, clinical research, advocacy, and quality improvement.
Successful applicants will be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics and be eligible for an unrestricted Delaware medical license.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics, primary care practices, and school-based health centers in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Nemours Children's Hospital - Delaware is a 194-bed freestanding tertiary children's hospital that provides innovative care for children in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Nemours Children's Hospital - Delaware is located in suburban Wilmington, Delaware. Wilmington is a medium-sized city which offers an affordable lifestyle convenient to major locations on the East Coast, including easy drives to the Delaware and New Jersey beaches, Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our physicians are on faculty at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. We work closely with a large pediatric residency program, which also includes medicine-pediatric, pediatric-rehabilitative medicine, and pediatric-neurology residents, along with Sidney Kimmel Medical College students.
Nemours (www.nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, bilingual and multi-lingual applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values, are strongly encouraged to apply. Associates are encouraged to join Associate Resource Groups as members or allies to support colleagues of diverse identities and lived experiences. The Nemours Anti-Racism Statement is available at https://www.nemours.org/about/anti-racism-statement.html
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.