Academic Pediatric Forensics - Child Abuse Specialist Opportunity in Southern California
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Groups Department of Pediatrics, Division of Forensic Pediatrics is seeking a Child Abuse Physician to join their dedicated team. The applicant must be board eligible/certified in Forensic Pediatrics. This physician would practice at Loma Linda University Childrens Hospital and the Children's Assessment Center (CAC) of San Bernardino, California (www.cacsbc.com).
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Childrens Hospital, and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million. Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center serving a four-county area that covers approximately 25 percent of the state. The CAC is an outpatient clinic of LLUMC and is located at 700 East Gilbert Street in San Bernardino, California.
The nationally accredited CAC is the only resource in San Bernardino County (the largest county in the United States) that provides coordinated medical and forensic evaluations for maltreated children. The freestanding location allows for streamlined services for patients as well as enabling easy communication with our multi-disciplinary partners including law enforcement, prosecutors, child protective services, mental health providers, and victim advocates. It is a dynamic group of professionals who are passionate about providing high-quality forensic evaluation services to the children of our county. CAC physicians provide both inpatient and outpatient consultations for suspected abuse and neglect. The CAC is active in education for pediatric residents, community members, and service providers. It also has an accredited fellowship in child abuse pediatrics and has accepted a fellow for 2016. The furriest member of the team is Mack the Sheepdog, a full-time onsite therapy dog who emphasizes the team's dedication to providing a warm, child-friendly environment for children who visit the center.
By joining our team, a candidate would have an outstanding opportunity not only for clinical practice, but also for lecturing, teaching, and research as a faculty member of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Professional growth opportunities can be developed from the successful applicants areas of interest. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.
San Bernardino is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, the area has convenient access to beach cities, snow sports, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. Within an hour of metropolitan Los Angeles, five ski resorts, and many exciting desert cities, the area provides easy access to countless cultural activities, entertainment opportunities, and even dozens of reputable institutions of higher learning. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.
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