Atrium Health Levine Children’s Child Protection Team is seeking a dynamic BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to complement their team. The physician will serve as a key member of a comprehensive multidisciplinary team, conducting assessments of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect cases. They will provide services at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC and its outpatient Child Advocacy Centers, primarily Turning Point’s Tree House Children’s Advocacy Center in Monroe, NC.
Team consists of 2 full-time and 2 part time Child Abuse Pediatricians as well as 2 full time, and 3 PRN Advance Practice Providers (APPs) between the regional CACs, plus excellent clinical support staff
Physician will provide inpatient and ambulatory clinical care in subspecialty area with the evaluation and management of infants and children for suspected child abuse and neglect
Affiliation with four Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) within the region: The Pediatric Resource Center at Pat’s Place (Mecklenburg County), Atrium Health Levine Children’s Jeff Gordon Children’s Center CAC (Cabarrus County), Butterfly House Children’s Advocacy Center (Stanly, Anson, Montgomery, Scotland, and Richmond Counties), and Turning Point's Tree House Children's Advocacy Center (Union County).
Opportunity for research and continued program development
Multidisciplinary Teams includes members of law enforcement, the Department of Social Services, local mental health providers, the District Attorney’s office, and the CAC’s Directors, forensic Interviewers and Victim Advocates/Social Workers, and Community Educators.
Teaching opportunities as Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is teaching hospital with 36 General Pediatric Residents
Hospital-employed position offering comprehensive benefits package with exceptional retirement benefits
BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician
Prior relevant experience in the field is preferred
Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) has 4 pediatric hospitalist teams, a 20-bed PICU (including cardiac ICU), an 85-bed NICU, and an inpatient pediatric rehabilitation facility. LCH hosts a premier Pediatrics Residency Program, serves as a teaching hospital for students of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and offers excellent support for clinical research and quality improvement. Additionally, Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest School of Medicine will become the academic core of Atrium Health, building a second campus of the school of medicine in Charlotte, expected to open in 2024. The growth of the school of medicine will expand existing academic research capabilities in a way that expands opportunities for clinical trials across a large, diverse market with some of the nation’s leading medical experts. LCH has repeatedly been ranked amount he Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, most recently in eight pediatric specialties for 2021-2022.
Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers, 750 faculty members and 14 residency programs who serve 45 acute care and specialty hospitals.
At 234 beds, Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity and offers 150 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 pediatric specialties. Our educational mission includes training highly competitive pediatric residents and participating in medical student education. We offer an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH is repeatedly ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report.