Aug 11, 2020

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Tyler, TX, USA

Job Description

Description

Job Summary:

  • Work under the programmatic supervision of the Director of the Child Maltreatment Program and work alongside other faculty and staff providing screening, consultation, and training to physicians and staff, supervision of trainees (e.g., practicum students, interns, residents), and training of clinicians, educators, and agency staff throughout the greater East Texas Region. Technology like telemedicine, and web-based assessment will be used in addition to out-posting at nearby agencies and work in the clinic. Conduct medical exams of children who have made an outcry of abuse or when neglect is suspected. Work with agencies in the East Texas Region to develop and evaluate programs, write grants and proposals for funding by government agencies and state and regional foundations; implement research and publish research manuscripts.

Major Responsibilities / Duties / Critical Tasks:

  • Didactics provided to residents, medical students, psychology interns, and psychiatry residents.
  • Position may have supervisory responsibility of nurse practitioners and/or physician assistants. Supervision of residents is expected.
  • Liaison/Consultation to agencies in the region serving abused children and their families.
  • Diagnose and manage conditions related to abuse as indicated.
  • Work with agencies in the East Texas Region to develop and evaluate programs, write grants and proposals for funding by government agencies and state and regional foundations.
  • Implement research and publish research manuscripts.
  • Program development, program evaluation, and research and grant funding in area of interest.
  • Court testimony in criminal and family civil cases when subpoenaed.

Qualifications

Required Education / Experience:

  • Doctorate in Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine is required, as well as completion of residency and a fellowship in Pediatrics and Child Abuse.
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics & Child Abuse.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is committed to encouraging good health. As part of its efforts to achieve these goals of a tobacco-free hiring process, if you are offered a position at The University, you will be subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen for tobacco compounds in compliance with applicable state laws.