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Pediatrician - Child Abuse

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyPediatrics : Child Abuse
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNegotiable
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedSign-on, Relocation

Opportunity Details

The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital is seeking a Child Abuse Pediatrician for our Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center and General Pediatrics Division.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Provide outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department consults for suspected abuse and neglect
  • Minimal after-hours phone call coverage
  • Strong support by leadership and administration
  • Responsibilities will include in-person court testimony, depositions, and hearings
  • Receive the time and the support needed to provide patient and family centric medical evaluations and care.
  • Full benefits package with up to 44-days off per year and a 5% 401(k) match

Community Highlights

This is a thriving area that has experienced a dramatic transformation in the past few decades. New Brunswick’s robust downtown area, sitting along the Raritan River, provides a walkable, urban setting with bustling restaurants, bars, grocery stores, arts, entertainment, and it’s the home of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

  • Enjoy fine cuisine as you walk these historical streets.
  • Home to several theatres including the State Theatre, museums, and local markets.
  • Centrally located with access to access to New York City and Philadelphia


  • A Medical degree and the successful completion of a ACGME or AOA fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • MD or DO licensed in the State of New Jersey
  • Board-Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Must qualify for Saint Peter's University Hospital Liability insurance
  • CDS and DEA license required
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • A caring and compassionate nature when working with children and their families

The Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center offers a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, including certified child abuse pediatricians, nurses, psychologists and social workers, offers help to children and their families in the evaluation and treatment of physical and emotional injuries caused by child abuse and neglect.

As a state-designated child protection center, Saint Peter's Dorothy B. Hersh Child Protection Center (CPC) serves seven counties in central New Jersey. The Child Protection Center provides crisis intervention, child abuse assessments and referrals to community resources.

About The Children's Hospital

As a state-designated acute care children’s hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital offers a full-range of pediatric specialized healthcare services for newborns and children through young adulthood. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s operates one of the largest, most advanced neonatal intensive care units in the country. Our state-designated Regional Perinatal Center is renowned throughout New Jersey for the exceptional level of high-risk maternity and neonatal care provided.  

Facility & Address

  • The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's Healthcare System
  • 254 Easton Ave New Brunswick NJ 08901


Contact Information

Tracy Marines


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