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Child Abuse and Neglect Pediatrician

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 4, 2021

Job Details


Under direction, serves as a practitioner for medical services on behalf of the CARES Institute, utilizing specialized knowledge, skills, and competencies as a board certified / board eligible Child Abuse Pediatrician or as a physician with significant experience and expertise in child abuse pediatrics and the care of children in foster care, providing patient management and care coordination.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide outpatient examinations and evaluations at the CARES Institute facilities and inpatient assessment at affiliated hospitals serving the needs of abused and neglected children.

Participate in county-based multidisciplinary case review teams.

Participate in regional child death review team activities as needed.

Provide professional training to members of child protective services, law enforcement and the courts adhering to the guidelines outlined by the CARES Institute.

Participate with on-call after hour’s coverage Monday through Sunday. The extent of call will be dependent upon the number of child abuse pediatricians to share this responsibility.

Responsibilities will include in person court testimony, depositions, and hearings in criminal matters, family court, and administrative law.

Actively participate in the education of medical students, residents and fellows.

Ensure that services are provided in accordance with requirements of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs and third-party payers.

Ensures medical dictations and reports are completed within the mandated timeframe.

Prepares and/or compiles data for various reports.

Pursue academic endeavors that will lead, over time, to promotion.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Understands and adheres to Rowan University compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Keeps abreast of all federal, state and Rowan University regulations, laws and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Candidates must hold a D.O. or M.D. and be either AOA or ABMS Board Certified in Pediatrics with specialty training or experience in the area of Child Abuse / Foster Care. Must be able to acquire a NJ medical license, DEA and CDS by time of hiring.

Advertised: Nov 4 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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