Geisinger is seeking a Board Eligible/Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician to serve as the Medical Director of the Child Safety and Advocacy Division within Geisinger Pediatrics. The Director will provide oversight, direct patient care, teaching and consultative services as a Child Abuse Pediatrician. Our Division currently consist of a Board-Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician, two General Pediatricians who provide clinical oversight in both inpatient and outpatient treatment of abuse, an Administrative Director with social work background and a Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. Our Division includes a fully accredited Child Advocacy Center (CAC) which utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of suspected child abuse and neglect. The Director will work closely with the Child Safety and Advocacy Administrative Director to deliver comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment to child victims in the CAC setting, as well as to develop strategies for continual enhancement of our system wide response to child abuse and neglect.
We seek a dynamic Director that will help lead our efforts in the prevention, identification and treatment of child abuse and neglect within central, northeast and southeast Pennsylvania.
Directing the day-to-day activities of the Child Safety and Advocacy Division.
Providing strategic leadership by working with the Pediatric and GHS leaders to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies for the treatment and prevention of child abuse.
Providing or ensuring delivery of specialized forensic medical examinations on child abuse patients, including forensic rape exams, and the provision of expert consultation and review for suspected child abuse cases.
Providing administrative oversight, including the recruitment and hiring of staff, of medical component of the Child Advocacy Center.
Providing education of medical students, residents, attendings and SANE providers.
Participating in research in child abuse and neglect with a focus on innovative preventative strategies.
Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine, board eligible/certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse The candidate should have experience in the care of children who are suspected of being abused and or neglected.
The candidate should be comfortable in both the outpatient and inpatient settings.
General pediatric core skills are required.
3-5 years post-residency experience is desired.
Leadership experience as a Medical Director within an integrated delivery system is highly desirable.
Licensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Current License to practice medicine in PA, DEA number, valid PA driver’s license, maintenance of Board Certification in Child Abuse Pediatrics.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
Join the team that America is watching.
David T. Feinberg, MD, who began his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System last year, said it best: “Practicing at Geisinger is a tremendous opportunity to further your career at an organization that is having an impact on healthcare throughout the United States. America definitely pays attention to what we are doing here, and we welcome the opportunity to set an example as we provide innovative and compassionate care and better serve our patients.”
For more information, please visit geisinger.org/careers or contact: Frank Maffei, MD Chair, Pediatrics c/o Kathy Kardisco, Department of Talent Management, at 570-214-4460 or email@example.com.
We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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About Geisinger Health System
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.