Medical Director of Child Abuse

Falls Church, Virginia
May 26, 2023
Jul 25, 2023
Medical Director
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Inova Health System is seeking a BE/BC Pediatrician that specializes in Child Abuse. This position would be located in Falls Church, VA conveniently located right outside of Washington, DC. The ideal candidate would have experience in all forms of child maltreatment and be a board-certified child abuse pediatrician to serve as a Pediatric Medical Director of the Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team. A strong commitment to collaboration and quality is essential for this position.

Position Details:

This position would be a part of a team consisting of forensic nurse examiners, clinical manager, director, practice manager, executive director, adult medical director, and medical assistant. Responsibilities include forensic evaluations and consultation in child physical abuse and neglect, supervision of forensic nurse examiners, providing education to colleagues, medical students and community partners, and collaborate with community partners and multidisciplinary teams. This position requires you to participate in quality informatics, policy review including standing orders, provide peer and expert review of forensic examinations, be available by phone to assist with patient care for deviations from standing orders.

About Inova:

The Inova Ewing FACT Department addresses the unique needs of abused children and adults in Northern Virginia. Our team provides care to over 1,000 patients a year. We serve all counties in Northern Virginia including military installations. This includes adult and pediatric physical and sexual abuse, domestic and intimate partner violence, strangulation and human trafficking. We offer expert medical evaluation, forensic evidence collection and provide expert interpretation based on training and experience. Our program provides inpatient consultations at the Inova Fairfax Hospital complex that includes the Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children. Outpatient consultations occur at our four clinics located in Alexandria, Vienna, Falls Church, and Leesburg, Virginia. Our forensic nurse examiners provide 24/7 coverage for sexual assault and abuse, DV/IPV and strangulation cases. We work closely with local child advocacy centers and multidisciplinary teams to ensure seamless patient care.

As Northern Virginia’s largest non-profit healthcare provider and the region’s most recognized for excellence, Inova’s 20,000 team members provide more than two million patient visits each year through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services, and destination institutes.

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