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Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2024
Reference
47134

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Specialty
Pediatrics, General
Position Type
Permanent
Job Summary

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is recruiting a fellowship trained board certified/board eligible full-time Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician. This is an outstanding opportunity for highly qualified individuals with the skills to contribute to a clinically strong department affiliated with one of the most progressive and community-oriented children's hospitals in the nation.

We are seeking a dynamic individual interested in a clinical practice and resident education in an outpatient setting, with limited inpatient responsibilities. Our division sees children with the broad spectrum of developmental and behavioral issues. In this position, the candidate will be an involved in the teaching of medical students, nurse practitioner students, and pediatric residents. This is a chance to join a multidisciplinary team with a wide array of specialists to support patients and their families including psychologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, social workers, and pediatricians. Candidates should be a physician leader with demonstrated accomplishments in clinical care, medical staff education, and program development. In this role, the physician will mentor junior faculty and providers to enhance the dynamic of the team.

Highlights:
  • Fully integrated EPIC system
  • Tenured support staff
  • Quality Improvement opportunities
  • Academic Appointment


The Benefits We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match.
  • Malpractice insurance & tail coverage
  • Generous paid time-off allowance
  • CME time and money
  • Relocation assistance
  • H1B Visa & Green Card Support
  • Supportive health system to advance goals


Putting Kids and Families First Since 1875

A leader in pediatric care since 1875, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's nationally recognized programs and pediatric specialists provide exceptional care to children from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and around the world. The mission of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is to provide quality pediatric services in a caring, progressive environment. St. Christopher's Hospital is committed to quality through teamwork, technology and service in a child-friendly, family-oriented environment.

For more than 100 years, our hospital has served children, families, and communities in Greater Philadelphia and surrounding communities. Caring for children is our passion. Here, we develop, offer, and refine nationally recognized programs through patient- and family-centered, collaborative, and innovative care.

We're an academic medical center, which means we bring you the latest in diagnostics, treatments, and innovations — all tailored specifically to the needs of your child. Through our research, academics, and clinical care, children and families depend on the leading-edge care found only at an academic medical center.

The Community:

Philadelphia located between New York and Washington D.C, is considered to be the birthplace of the United States. The Constitution was debated here in Philadelphia in what is now the Independence Hall. The nearby Liberty Bell Center is home to the famous two-thousand-pound bell which became a symbol of freedom. The National Constitution Center also tells the story of 1920s prohibition. Learn more about Al Capone and other famous former inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the country's largest museums, is not to be missed. At Fairmount Park, discover outdoor art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, as well as the Smith Memorial Arch dedicated to Civil War heroes. Attractions for kids include Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in America. Meet more animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences or enjoy fun and educational interactive displays at the Please Touch Museum.

Videos:

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Websites:

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

City of Philadelphia

Contact Name: Bill Mawhinney, MBA, CDR

Contact Email: Bill.Mawhinney@towerhealth.org

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Qualifications

  • MD, DO or Foreign equivalent
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics
  • Fellowship Trained - from an ACGME accredited Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics program
  • Unrestricted Medical License - Commonwealth of PA
  • DEA License
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish preferred


Overview

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high-quality, leading-edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Tower Health has partnered with Drexel University College of Medicine to open a new medical school one-half mile walking distance from Reading Hospital, a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health. The school opened in 2021 and is currently accepting enrollment applications for the second class in 2024. In addition, Reading Hospital is the main training hospital for the medical school and supports ACGME accredited residency and fellowship programs. For more information, visit towerhealth.org.

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