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Find your dream career at Children’s Specialty Group!

 

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) is comprised of over 200 board certified or eligible physicians and 76 advanced care providers to care for patients throughout the area.  We are the sole provider of medical  specialty care at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), which is the only free standing children’s hospital in Virginia.  CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide  direct  high-quality  healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians,  and conduct research to improve children’s health.  We are committed to providing the best value in pediatric healthcare to our patients,  payers, the Children’s Health System and referring physicians. Our physicians also serve as the full-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

CSG and CHKD are located in  the heart of Hampton Roads in Southeastern Virginia.  Conveniently situated on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake  Bay,  residents are able to enjoy some of the best beaches in the United States, easy water access and safe, beautiful cities in which to live.  The region also offers countless entertainment options, including a myriad of golf courses, recognized art museums, symphony, opera, zoo and botanical gardens.  Hampton Roads has excellent schools as well as several nationally recognized universities.  Having the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, Washington DC to the north, and the Outer Banks to the south –  a weekend retreat is only a few hours away!  With all that the area has to offer,  in addition to working  for an established medical practice such as CSG,  our physicians enjoy a high quality work/life balance.

See our open positions below:

Chief, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Children Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters’ (CHKD) vision for the future of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry involves a $50 million development of a med-psych inpatient unit, partial hospital, IOP, and a full service psychiatric inpatient unit. The Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry will lead the expansion of services at CHKD, as well as the development of graduate medical education programs with Eastern Virginia Medical School. This is a unique senior leadership opportunity in a physician owned multispecialty practice to contribute to the design of a rapidly expanding psychiatric service. The successful candidate will lead a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, socials workers, and psychiatric nurse practitioners to meet the growing demand for child and adolescent psychiatric services and to train our next generation of behavioral health professionals.

We offer an excellent, competitive salary and benefit plan including sign-on bonus, relocation, CME, short and long-term disability, malpractice insurance, retirement plan, profit-sharing, and health insurance. This position is a partnership/owner track opportunity in an academic setting. Candidates must be board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry or tripled boarded with outstanding clinical and teaching skills, medical director experience, and clinical administrative acumen. Faculty appointment at EVMS will be commensurate with experience and academic achievements.

Developmental Pediatrician

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) is seeking a full-time Developmental Pediatrician to join our interdisciplinary team. You will join 2 developmental pediatricians, 2 nurse practitioners, 4 psychologists, and a team of social workers, educational consultants, and other support staff.  Our division houses a growing autism interdisciplinary clinic, and experience in identification and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorder is desired. Our division also supports an interdisciplinary NICU follow up clinic, and coordinates services across Hampton Roads as one of five regional Child Development Centers supported by the Virginia Department of Health.

We are offering a very competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes that ability to become a partner/owner in the practice. The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Outpatient care as a member of an interdisciplinary team at CHKD and satellite offices
  • Teaching medical students and residents
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with research opportunities available

The successful candidate must be BC/BE in either Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

Considerations:

We treat patients from southeastern Virginia to northeastern North Carolina, which includes roughly 450,000 children and adolescents. CSG is comprised of over 200 board certified or eligible physicians and 60 advanced practice providers to care for patients throughout the area. We are the sole provider of medical specialty care at CHKD, which is the only free standing children’s hospital in Virginia. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are committed to providing the best value in pediatric healthcare to our patients, payers, the Children’s Health System and referring physicians. Our physicians also serve as the full-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Neonatal Hospitalist

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG), along with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), is seeking a full-time Pediatric Neonatal Hospitalist to join our team. This position involves attending deliveries, and treating nursery babies with varying levels of acuity. CSG’s hospital partners include Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Sentara Healthcare, Bon Secours Health System, and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. Position description and requirements include:

  • Provide emergent or urgent care to neonatal inpatients
  • Care for nursery babies when attending has not been assigned
  • Provide neonatal and Emergency Room consultation and pediatric services as appropriate
  • Opportunity to spend time in a Level 4 NICU as a Neonatal Hospitalist with onsite Neonatology back up

The successful candidate must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics

Highlights include flexible scheduling options and competitive pay and benefits.

Considerations

CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. CSG is located in the heart of Hampton Roads in Southeastern Virginia. Conveniently situated on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, the region offers countless entertainment options and safe, beautiful cities in which to live. Hampton Roads has excellent schools as well as several nationally recognized universities. Having the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, Washington DC to the north, and the Outer Banks to the south – a weekend retreat is only a few hours away! With all that the area has to offer, in addition to working for an established medical practice such as CSG, our physicians enjoy a high quality work/life balance.

For more information or to apply, please submit your CV and contact information below.

Nephrologist

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG), along with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), is seeking a full-time Pediatric Nephrologist to join our team. You will join 2 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners, along with a team of specialized nurses and other support staff. Our services include a busy outpatient clinic, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, and inpatient services, including a renal transplant program.

We are offering a very competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes the ability to become a partner/owner in the practice. The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Outpatient care at CHKD and satellite offices
  • Inpatient services shared among the other physicians
  • Teaching medical students and residents
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with research opportunities available

The successful candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Nephrology.

For more information or to apply, please submit your CV and contact information below.

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Children Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) are seeking a Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist to join our established practice in Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia! Candidates must be certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists and Pediatric Anesthesiology board-certified, or be in the certification process (have completed an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship).

Position Description

  • Our program provides care for a wide variety of children with complex congenital heart disorders and is ideal for the candidate who has completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiac anesthesia or who has extensive congenital cardiac experience.
  • Our anesthesiologists work closely with our cardiac surgical team as well as the Pediatric Cardiac Cath labs and the Pediatric EP lab.
  • While our pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists usually perform anesthesia on their own in the cardiac operating rooms, our anesthesiologists work collaboratively with anesthesiologists in our anesthesia care team model for most other uncomplicated cases.

Highlights include: partnership track opportunity in an academic setting, sign-on bonus, relocation, generous CME, short and long-term disability, malpractice insurance, robust retirement plan, profit-sharing, and health insurance.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below.

Child and Adolescent Psychologist (Developmental Pediatrics)

Children’s Specialty Group, a specialty group practice associated with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia, is seeking a psychologist to work in the Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.  This position includes primary responsibility for independent administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological testing for children and adolescents. The psychologist develops recommendations for treatment and links children to education and therapeutic services. Other duties include: counseling families regarding assessment findings and referrals. Test administration is based on an understanding of age, culture, and developmental level. The psychologist documents patient care in the clinical record according to regulatory agency guidelines. Additional job duties may include supervision and training of non-licensed staff and collaborative work with pediatricians and community organizations.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Doctorate degree in Clinical, Developmental or School Psycholog
  2. Virginia State license, or license eligible in the state of Virginia
  3. Post-Doctoral experience to include training and experience in developmental evaluations
  4. Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department, division, and organizational priorities
  5. Must have knowledge of diagnostic criteria and methodology (including DSM V and treatment methodology) including brief, short-term, family and group therapies
  6. Demonstrated ability to formulate diagnostic assessment and treatment plan formulation
  7. Ability to utilize individual, family, collateral and group therapy modalities
  8. Ability to work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary team
  9. Good oral and written communication skills including the ability to present information effectively in a didactic format to staff, students, patients and community groups
  10. Skillful at planning, organizing and completing assignments in a thorough, timely manner
  11. Ability to provide specialized treatment to children from infancy to adolescence
  12. Broad expertise in the selection and application and interpretation of psychological testing instruments to children and adolescents including intellectual, achievement, and projective tests
  13. Psychologist may have the opportunity to travel to satellite clinics to perform clinical duties. This will be discussed during the interview process.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. At least 2 years of experience (post licensure)
  2. One year pediatric experience with children under 6 years
  3. Recent experience in a pediatric setting (within the past 2 years)
  4. Competency with use of tests: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Second Edition (ADOS-2) and cognitive measures including Wechsler assessments and Differential Ability Scales

Please feel free to contact Drs. Janice Keener and Amy Newmeyer with questions. For applicants, please send a CV and a cover letter to Janice.keener@chkd.org and amy.newmeyer@chkd.org

Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist (Division of Psychiatry and Psychology)

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) along with Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) is seeking a full-time outpatient clinical psychologist to join our growing team. CSG and CHKD’s vision for the future of Psychiatry and Psychology practices involves the development of a psychiatric inpatient hospital, med-psych inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, and an intensive outpatient program. The psychologist (PhD or PsyD) will provide evidenced-based assessment and treatment to children and families as well as possess the leadership teaching skills required to train hospital staff and contribute to the development and implementation of innovative mental health programming. In addition, this role requires provision of psycho-education to families and consultation with school personnel and other medical and mental health professionals to facilitate integrated care.

Experience, Education and Training Minimum:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, either PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program, as well as completion of an APA/CPA accredited internship.
  • Experience conducting psychological evaluations and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to mental health providers
  • Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist by the Virginia Board of Psychology.
  • Certification in any of the below evidenced-based modalities preferred, advanced training in other modalities also considered: Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Based Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Highlights include: Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision, generous CME and continuing education, 401K plan, and profit sharing.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is seeking a full time Pediatric Pulmonologist in a practice partnership opportunity to join our team of providers in our beach community. The position will support an outpatient clinic in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and surrounding areas.  Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Active involvement with CF team
  • Teaching medical students and residents
  • Collaborating with partners and primary care physician
  • Inpatient service only for consulting patients without Cystic Fibrosis

CSG offers a competitive base salary with incentive bonus opportunity and benefit plan including CEU allowance, medical/dental/vision, short and long-term disability, 401K retirement plan with match, and company profit sharing.

You must be fellowship-trained and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology. For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below. submit your contact information and CV below.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Physician- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC together with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), seeks a full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who is seeking an “outside the box” position as a clinician educator. The role is integrated into a unique collaboration between CSG, CHKD and the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). The Child and Family Guidance and Consultation Division offers a supportive work environment of warm collegiality and true commitment to children and adolescents in need. Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Outpatient consultations in a multi-disciplinary clinic
  • Inpatient consultations at CHKD with support of enthusiastic social work team
  • Collaboration with primary care physicians
  • Teaching medical students and residents
  • Limited on-call coverage by phone

You must be BC/BE in Child Psychiatry. For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below.

Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG), along with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), is seeking CRNAs who are interested in working per diem night and weekend day shifts to provide double coverage with our anesthesiologists in our division of Anesthesiology. This is an excellent opportunity for CRNAs interested in part-time work or in supplementing your current work schedule.  Night and weekend volumes are historically low but occasionally of high acuity.  You will join a large team of 21 Anesthesiologists and 6 CRNAs. Our division performs over 14,000 anesthetics per year in all surgical disciplines, including general surgery, ENT, orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, GI, dental, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.  Candidates would be conducting cases in an anesthesia team model in all disciplines except for cardiovascular surgery. The successful candidate will have a current Virginia license and CRNA certification. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Department

EMPLOYER:  Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is a physician-owned multispecialty medical group practice comprised of over 130 pediatric specialists and subspecialists whose mission is to provide high quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health.  The physicians of CSG base their practices at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia, the state’s only free-standing children’s hospital.  This position is within the CSG Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for delivery of quality, cost effective and evidence based patient care. Serves as liaison between nursing and physician staff to initiate appropriate pathway and protocol orders, patient evaluation in collaboration with the Triage RN to facilitate appropriate and timely access to clinical services, initiation of treatment options for patients with emergent needs and facilitates discharge for patients requiring minimal treatment options beyond MSE.  Independently delivers medical services required for ESI level 4 and 5 patients in the Emergency Department.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING MINIMUM:  Current Virginia state license as a Registered Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Registered Family Nurse Practitioner holding a valid Compact State license.  Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience in a critical care or emergency department preferred.  Pediatric experience preferred.  Current clinical competence required. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 90 days of hire

Interested candidates may contact:  Diane Waterhouse, CPNP  at Diane.waterhouse@chkd.org

Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)- Full Time

Children’s Specialty Group, LLC (CSG) division of Pediatric Anesthesiology is recruiting full-time CRNAs for surgical services provided at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia.  You will join a large team of 21 Anesthesiologists and 6 CRNAs. Our division performs over 14,000 anesthetics per year in all surgical disciplines, including general surgery, ENT, orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, GI, dental, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.  Candidates would be conducting cases in an anesthesia team model in all disciplines except for cardiovascular surgery. The successful candidate will have a current Virginia license and CRNA certification. Pediatric experience is preferred but not required.

CSG offers a competitive salary and benefit plan including annual merit bonus, CEU allowance, medical/dental/vision, short and long-term disability, 401K retirement plan with match, and company profit sharing.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Pediatrician (Newborn Hospitalist)

Physician – Pediatrician (Neonatal Hospitalist) Children’s Specialty Group’s Neonatology and Newborn Nursery Division offers consultation, assessment, emergency and continuing care services for premature and critically ill infants, as well as long-term follow-up of NICU patients and inpatient newborn consultation at local hospitals.  CHKD has specially equipped mobile intensive care units that are staffed by two highly skilled transport teams that are available 24/7.  If necessary, Nightingale helicopter and air ambulance services are also available.  Also, because we have a comprehensive offering of pediatric subspecialties, CHKD is recognized as the region’s premier provider of care for high-risk newborns. In addition to CHKD, our staff staffs nurseries around Hampton Roads at Sentara Healthcare, Bon Secours Healthcare, and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. The division is currently seeking a Pediatrician (Newborn Hospitalist) to join their team, which includes neonatologist, pediatricians, neonatal nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, radiologists, transport specialists, physical, occupational, speech and child life specialists as well as educators and social workers.  Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics. For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below.

Pediatrician (Urgent Care)

Physician – Pediatrician (Urgent Care) Children’s Specialty Group and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughter’s Urgent Care division provides care for children and adolescents in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Newport News, Virginia. We are seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician to join our team.  The successful candidate will work along side other physicians and provide oversight to advance practice providers when required. One year of Urgent Care experience is preferred. Faculty appointment at EVMS will be commensurate with experience and academic achievements.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Urgent Care)

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Urgent Care) Children’s Specialty Group together with Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, seeks a full-time nurse practitioner or physician assistant to provide care at our urgent care centers. You will work side by side with pediatricians to care for infants, children and teenagers with common pediatric illnesses, minor injuries and lacerations. The successful candidate will have a current Virginia license as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant and will be PALS certified. Must have at least one year of pediatric experience.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

Genetic Counselor

Genetic Counselor Opportunity – The Division of Medical Genetics and Metabolism at Children’s Specialty Group and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and highly organized genetic counselor to join our team of two geneticists, two genetic counselors, and a metabolic dietician.

Highlights:

  • Competitive pay and benefits package
  • Clinical responsibilities include dysmorphology evaluations, diagnosis and treatment of metabolic and storage disorders, newborn screening coordination, and craniofacial disorders

Requirements:

  • BC/BE in Genetic  Counseling
  • Licensed (or able to obtain a license within a year of hire) in  Virginia
  • Master’s degree from an ABGC accredited genetic counseling  program

 

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) sees patients from SE Virginia to NE North Carolina, which includes roughly 450,000 children and adolescents. CSG is comprised of over 200 board certified or eligible physicians and 80 advanced practice providers to care for patients throughout the area. We are the sole provider of medical specialty care at CHKD, which is the only free standing children’s hospital in Virginia. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are committed to providing the best value in pediatric healthcare to our patients, payers, the Children’s Health System and referring physicians.

For more information or to apply, please submit your contact information below submit your contact information and CV below.

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