East Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, is a doctoral institution with an enrollment of over 27,000 students and approximately 4,500 faculty and staff.
Job Description: The Department of Pediatrics at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU BSOM) in Greenville, NC, is seeking a BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join the faculty of the Division of General Pediatrics, which includes one board certified child abuse pediatrician.
Child abuse work will be done at TEDI BEAR Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) which is a clinic within the ECU Brody School of Medicine that provides child abuse education, evaluation, prevention, and treatment to eastern North Carolina's children, their families, and their communities.
TEDI BEAR CAC provides services to a 29 county region in rural eastern North Carolina and is an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance and a member of the Children's Advocacy Centers of North Carolina. Consultative forensic services are also provided at Children's Hospital, Vidant Medical Center.
TEDI BEAR's multidisciplinary staff includes three part-time pediatricians, one pediatric nurse practitioner, one physician assistant, a Director, two mental health therapists, two child life specialists/advocates, two social workers/forensic interviewers, an outreach coordinator, an outreach educator, and clerical support in addition to the full-time medical director.
As a university based CAC, TEDI BEAR provides education not only to medical students and residents, but also to social work student and child life students, many of whom rotate through TEDI BEAR CAC.
Development of a medical home/evaluation service for children in foster care is a possibility and would depend on interest of the candidate. Child abuse duties would include both inpatient and outpatient evaluations of children, on-call, and teaching.
ECU BSOM is a premier medical school known for training primary care physicians. Vidant Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center, is the teaching hospital for ECU BSOM, and it provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. In addition, construction is ongoing for a new Children's Hospital (opening 2013) and a new dedicated pediatric emergency department . Opportunities to collaborate with faculty in other disciplines are available.
The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina
Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with candidate's experience and training. Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available.
Opportunities for research are available.
Minimum Qualifications: MD or DO from an appropriately accredited institution
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics
Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)
Date Initial Screening Begins: 12-20-2012
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled