Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Top Academic Children's Hospital / Strong Division of Developmental Medicine / Center on Human Development & Disability at UW / Desirable Pacific Northwest

Location:
seattle, WA 98105
Income Potential:
Call for Details
Signing Bonus:
No
Loan Forgiveness:
No
Job Number:
56925
Posted Date:
8/8/2018
Recruiter's Name:
Jennifer Schaulin
Contact Number:
682-223-5782
Organization:
Merritt Hawkins


 
Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Type:
Permanent

MillicanSolutions, LLC, an AMN Healthcare Company and retained executive search firm specializing in pediatric physician search seek an outstanding Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician to join the Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington (UW) and 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 or full-time Clinical Faculty.

The successful candidate will have flexible opportunities to collaborate within and across disciplines in clinical, teaching and research activities consistent with their own professional interests; they may continue or develop specific areas of expertise. The individual may also choose to pursue active leadership roles in policy and program development. 

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Advocates for the health and well-being of children/youth with special health care needs and their families.
  • Collaborates with division faculty and other staff at Seattle Children's Hospital to develop innovative service models for children with complex developmental disabilities.
  • Collaborates with division faculty and other staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide coordination of services for children and families between the University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) and the Division of Developmental Medicine programs.
  • Precepts pediatric and other trainees at all levels in clinic and inpatient service.
  • Provides exemplary clinical care in the Neurodevelopmental/Birth Defects Clinic or other clinically related programs.
The Division of Developmental Medicine is committed to providing an outstanding level of patient care, education, and research.  The Developmental Medicine Division evaluates and cares for children with conditions related to the development of the nervous system, including the brain. We specialize in the care of children with special needs and tailor our services to the individual child and family. 

We see children with many conditions including: autism spectrum disorders, brain and nervous system problems, cerebral palsy (CP), developmental delays in language skills and in controlling muscle movement (motor skills), Hydrocephalus, Premature Birth, the evaluation and management of spasticity, Spina bifida and other neural tube defects, and Tourette Syndrome (TS). We also provide prenatal consultation to mothers identified to have a fetus with central nervous system abnormalities in conjunction with the Prenatal Center.

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.




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