Physician - Child Abuse Pediatrics and General Pediatrics - Lincoln Medical Center - Full-time - Bro

Location
Bronx, New York
Posted
Sep 17, 2022
Ref
7066
Position Type
Permanent
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Medical Center is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its award- winning Cancer and Breast Centers.

Working at Lincoln you will be a member of one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. The Physician Affiliate Group of New York. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

Responsibilities:

Join a vibrant team of dedicated pediatricians and support providers to care for some of the most vulnerable in our society today, children. The team of dedicated physicians and providers work to ensure that the children of the Bronx have the services and support required to grow and develop in a healthy environment.

As a general pediatrician, you will spend most of your time in in Lincoln's Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA) clinic working with the medical director, and a portion of your time in the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Department providing well-child care and supervising Pediatric residents. Previous experience providing care for physical and sexual abuse is not required - the medical director of CASA Clinic has a structured training, mentoring, and ongoing QA process to develop your expertise in this field.

You will also work closely with NYC Administrations for Children's Services and law enforcement agencies in ensuring timely, coordinated medical evaluations in cases of suspected maltreatment, and you will serve on NYC Health + Hospital's system-wide Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Council.

General tasks and responsibilities will include:

Perform outpatient consultations for child maltreatment as the primary clinical responsibility.

Perform inpatient consultations for child maltreatment and be available by phone to the ED.

Provide primary care in the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Department, including supervising residents and medical students. Serve on-call for the Pediatric inpatient several weekends per year.

Co-lead development and application of hospital-wide policies addressing child maltreatment.

Participate in weekly multidisciplinary patient case reviews with the CASA team.

Testify in Family and in Supreme Court and participate in community meetings with child welfare.

Teach residents, and medical students.

Participate in Departmental activities, including QI, M&M, and grand rounds.

Participate and/or lead quality improvement initiatives.

Participate in Foster Care initiatives aligned with interest of the new team member.

Qualifications:

Licensed to practice in NY state

MD or DO

Completion of residency in ACGME accredited pediatric residency program

BC or BE in Pediatrics

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire

Benefits include:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days and dollars
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered
  • Medical Malpractice policy coverage

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Katherine Sharpe, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at SharpeK@pagny.org

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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