Child Abuse Pediatrician Opportunity

Job ID#: 16002555
Job Family: Medical Staff/Physicians
Job Function: Physicians
Location: Temple,

Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a BC/BE child abuse pediatrician to join the Child Protection Team within the Department of General Pediatrics at McLane Children’s Hospital. The Child Protection Team covers consultations for suspected victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and/or neglect in the clinic, hospital, and emergency department.

  • Multidisciplinary team includes two pediatricians, an OB/GYN physician specializing in pediatrics, forensic nurses, and social workers
  • Approximately 900 patient encounters per year
  • Forensic nursing team covers 24/7 initial call
  • Full range of inpatient services and subspecialist support available
  • Partnership with the regional children’s advocacy center
  • Opportunities for research and teaching

About McLane Children’s Hospital:
McLane Children’s Hospital is a 112 bed facility with 160 active medical and surgical pediatric faculty. McLane Children’s training programs, affiliated with the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, include a pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship. Academic appointments are available commensurate with experience.

About Us:
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas and we believe care goes beyond hospital walls. With our new model of care, we treat patients when they’re sick but we also work hard to keep them healthy. Our business is healing and we have positioned ourselves as not only a provider of quality health care, but also as a business that truly cares about people. Here, you’ll learn the difference between being a health care provider and being one who truly serves others. You’ll have more than just a job. At Baylor Scott & White, you’ll find your calling.

About Temple, TX:
This Central Texas city has it all: an interesting history, top-class performing arts, and a wide variety of attractions, all set on a beautiful backdrop of sloping hills and wide-open farm land. Temple’s enchanting scenery, small-town charm, and wealth of things to see and do makes it a compelling place to live. Temple sits a few miles east of the picturesque Lake Belton, a nearly 12,400-acre reservoir where you can embark on a nearly limitless amount of adventure. Area golf courses and nature preserves provide a great way to get out and explore Temple’s countryside as well. Although there’s plenty to experience outdoors, Temple is not just a place for nature lovers. Those who seek the sweet sounds of a top-class symphony should check out the Temple Symphony Orchestra. If you’re more into the theater, attend a musical or a play performed by the Temple Civic Theatre. Temple’s fascinating history, beautiful scenery, and big-city culture makes it a great choice for living in the Lone Star State.

  • MD or DO
  • BC in Child Abuse Pediatrics (BE okay if actively pursuing certification)
  • TX medical license
  • DEA
  • Fellowship training in Child Abuse Pediatrics preferred, but not required