Director, Clinical Training Unit, Center for Human Development & Disability

Top Academic Children's Hospital, Leadership Role in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Administrator of LEND Grant

seattle, WA 98105
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Jennifer Schaulin
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Merritt Hawkins

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MillicanSolutions, LLC, an AMN Healthcare Company and retained executive search firm specializing in pediatric executive and physician leadership seek an outstanding academic leader to direct the Clinical Training Unit for the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) at the University of Washington (UW).   The candidate will also be a member of the Division of Developmental Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The successful MD or DO candidate will be a BC/BE Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician or Pediatrician who is BC/BE in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and will be qualified for an appointment at UW in the Clinician-Educator track (Associate Professor or Professor).

The successful candidate will possess: academic leadership skills emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, partnership building, and advocacy for children and families served; a vision for the future of persons with disabilities in society; a demonstrated focus on family-centered care for a wide range of children with neurodevelopmental disorders; and the ability to serve as a role model for other faculty, fellows and resident physicians.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serves as Director, Clinical Training Unit (CTU), with oversight responsibility for all projects, contracts, and other activities occurring within the CTU, including clinics and training activities.
  • Serves as Associate Director for Interdisciplinary Training and Clinical Services of the CHDD’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
  • Serves as principal investigator for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) interdisciplinary training grant submitted through the CHDD, and is responsible for all administrative aspects of the grant.
  • Partners with the Office of Maternal Child and Family Health, Department of Health, and State of Washington, to improve the health care system on behalf of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), especially those with neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • Collaborates with division faculty and other staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide coordination of services for children and families between CHDD and the Division of Developmental Medicine programs.
  • Precepts pediatric and other trainees at all levels in clinic and inpatient service.

The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics supports a thriving education program with approximately 115 pediatric residents and more than 50 fellowships each year.  The Department of Pediatrics has more than 225 academic faculty and 350 clinical faculty who teach medical students, house officers, research fellows, and practicing physicians. 

Seattle Children’s Hospital, a 344-bed facility that offers over 60 pediatric subspecialties, is the pediatric teaching facility for University of Washington School of Medicine and is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Child Magazines. Seattle Children’s is one of just six hospitals in the nation ranked in the top 20 for all 10 specialty programs. 

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.