Pediatric Endocrinologist

Employer
Connecticut Children's Hospital
Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Posted
Aug 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Ref
2110923
Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN S

The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Connecticut Children s is recruiting a full-time Board-certified Pediatric Endocrinologist at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to join our dynamic division. A minimum of 3 years of experience is necessary. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide clinical care for children and young adult patients with a wide variety of endocrine disorders, including both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, growth and pubertal disorders, disorders of sexual development, gender dysphoria, and bone/mineral disorders. This position will be primarily located in our Fairfield County out-patient clinic locations.

The candidate would be joining 12 pediatric endocrinologists, 3 pediatric nurse practitioners/1 physician assistant, 5 certified diabetes educators (5 nurses & 2 registered dieticians), 4 endocrine nurses, and a social worker. In addition, we have an active pediatric endocrinology fellowship program with 3 funded fellowship positions. Combining all of our sites in Connecticut, we have a busy clinical practice, which sees approximately 10,000 patients annually.

This position would be located in a combination of 2 of our out-patient clinic settings in Fairfield County, Connecticut with a dedicated medical assistant, medical receptionist, and RN/CDE for this specific position. Additionally, the position will have inpatient clinical duties and teaching responsibilities for medical students, residents, and fellows with an academic appointment at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Exposure to the rapidly growing academic and research centers of Connecticut Children s, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UConn Health), and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine creates a vibrant academic community available to the faculty. As part of Connecticut Children s growing commitment to its academic and research missions, we have world-renowned translational research programs focused on rare bone disorders/bone biology and glycogen storage diseases. We are the largest site for gene therapy worldwide for glycogen storage disease type 1A.

About Connecticut Children's: Connecticut Children's has several specialties ranked in USNWR Best Children s Hospitals, with Pediatric Endocrinology ranked #36 currently. The Level 1 Trauma Center is nationally recognized, as are our extensive Neonatal Intensive Care Units throughout Connecticut. The 187-bed not-for-profit children s hospital serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where an academic appointment is available to the faculty. Connecticut Children s is the only free-standing children s hospital in Connecticut, offering comprehensive, world-class health care to children. With a depth of skill and expertise that comes from years of experience caring for the unique needs of children, Connecticut Children s provides expert and compassionate care to young patients and their families. Connecticut Children's Specialty Group, Inc. is a 200+ physician, multi-specialty pediatric group (medical & surgical), which is a subsidiary of Connecticut Children's.

The position offers a competitive salary & full benefits package. The Fairfield County location is perfectly situated near New York, Boston, the beaches of Long Island Sound, Cape Cod, and Southern Maine, as well as the mountains of New England. The greater Fairfield Country and Hartford area have many interesting and diverse communities, with many outstanding public and private school options.

Connecticut Children s is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

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