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Pediatrician – Child Welfare System

  • Job ID: 200001QS
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51868 Peds Child Advoc
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: NO
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour



The Child Advocacy Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is recruiting a full-time, board-certified General Pediatrician or Family Practitioner. The Child Advocacy Center at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh serves a 23-county region of Western Pennsylvania, as well as several counties in Eastern Ohio and West Virginia. The in-patient Child Protection Team evaluates more than 500 patients annually, the out-patient clinic cares for approximately 1,500 children annually and the Child Advocacy Center interviews over 800 children annually for concerns of abuse or neglect.

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  • Physician will spend 40 percent of time working in the Allegheny County Department of Human Services providing pediatric expertise and acting as a liaison between Child Protective Services and primary care practices in Allegheny County
  • Physician will spend 35 percent of time in clinical child abuse pediatrics, including both in-patient and out-patient settings
  • Physician will spend 25 percent of time on grants related to education of child protective services workers in Pennsylvania, safe sleep, and the UPMC Child Abuse Initiative, a quality improvement initiative in 19 general EDs throughout UPMC
  • Physician will work as part of a team with providers and other members of the center
  • Non-Tenure track for Assistant or Associate Professor-level Faculty
  • Regular – Full Time status

Work Location(s):

  •  UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  •  Allegheny County Child Protective Services



  • Board Certified Pediatrician or Family Practitioner
  • Must be qualified for a medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

 With UPMC, you can take advantage of:

  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Competitive compensation structure
  •  Defined contribution plan; 403b plan with employer match
  • CME allowance

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