Careers

Find your dream career at Children’s Specialty Group!

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) is comprised of over 220 board certified or eligible physicians and over 100 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.

Physician (MD/DO) Opportunities

Pediatrician - Critical Care (PICU)

Seeking a Full-time, BC/BE Pediatric Critical Care physician with Cardiac Intensive Care expertise and training for a busy, 32-bed multi-disciplinary PICU in the only free-standing children’s hospital in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Averaging 1200 admissions per year with a nearly 50/50 split with medical and surgical patients, we care for the full-spectrum of severely ill and injured children.  Unique to our program is a large Pediatric Residency and no ICU fellows.   The team consists of a dedicated clinical pharmacist, nutritionist, social worker, chaplain, child life specialist, discharge coordinator, respiratory therapists, nurses and physicians.  The successful candidate will be joining 8.5 FTE BC intensivists plus 2 full-time acute care NP’s, hoping to expand to 4, in a 24/7 in-house model.   We partner with the University of Virginia in our Congenital Cardiac Surgery program and care for post-operative cardiac patients as part of our PICU population.  Candidates with Cardiac Intensive Care expertise and training are strongly urged to apply and will be given preference in interviewing and hiring, especially those who may be mid-career or more senior who are seeking a leadership role within the Cardiac Intensive Care service line.

We have an active ECMO program, a busy Trauma service and all medical and surgical specialties represented.  You will be joining the physician-owned, Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC which also serves as the Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Pediatrics.  The group is devoted to the best clinical care of our patients, active participation in policies, procedures, quality initiatives, clinical teaching and advocacy in an environment conducive to an excellent work-life balance.  At this time, we cannot consider J-1 Visa applicants.

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information.

Pediatrician - Critical Care Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia is seeking a Full-time, Board-certified Pediatric Critical Care physician with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU). Preference will be given to a candidate with experience serving as Medical Director or in a lead attending role in a CICU.

The pediatric intensive care unit at CHKD, the only free-standing and independent children’s hospital in the Commonwealth of Virginia, consists of 32-beds with an average daily census of 19. Averaging 1200 admissions per year with a nearly 50/50 split medical and surgical patients, we care for the full spectrum of severely ill and injured children in a multi-disciplinary approach. Together with Eastern Virginia Medical School, CSG and CHKD operate that largest pediatric residency training program in Virginia. The residents contribute to our team consisting of dedicated clinical pharmacists, nutritionists, social workers, chaplain, child life specialists, discharge coordinator, respiratory therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians. The current critical care coverage model consists of two daytime teams, 8.5 FTE Board-certified/eligible pediatric intensivists and 4 APPS, with 24/7 in-house coverage. The cardiology division currently has subspecialty in cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, fetal, adult congenital heart disease, advanced imaging and pulmonary hypertension.

CHKD is the only free-standing and independent children’s hospital in the Commonwealth of Virginia. CHKD’s cardiac surgery program is part of a regional collaborative between CHKD and the University of Virginia (UVA). To accommodate increased surgical volume, and to prepare for increased surgical complexity, CHKD has committed to establishing a dedicated CICU. The successful candidate will join an established group of surgeons, cardiologists, intensivists and physician extenders with the shared goal of creating a center of excellence.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be Board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and have at least five (5) years of post-fellowship experience in pediatric cardiac critical care and a proven history in a leadership role with vision and strategic planning experience.

Enjoy a high quality of life in coastal Virginia! The successful candidate will have easy access to the beaches of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, the Eastern Shore, North Carolina’s Outer Banks, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our area has wonderful public and private school options as well as several of the country’s greatest in-state colleges including UVA, Virginia Tech, William & Mary, James Madison, and Old Dominion University. Coastal Virginia boasts reasonable cost of living throughout the region and is home to the world’s largest naval base.

If you are interested, please send CV and cover letter to Thomas Cholis MD, Division Chief, Thomas.Cholis@CHKD.ORG or 757-668-7331.

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG)

CSG is a physician-owned partnership comprised of over 230 Board-certified or Board-eligible physicians and 130 advanced practice providers to care for children and adolescents from southeastern Virginia, northeastern North Carolina, and beyond. We are the sole provider of medical specialty care at CHKD, which is the only independent freestanding Children’s Hospital in Virginia. CSG provides over 600,000 annual patient contacts with a mission to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve Children’s Health.

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information.

Pediatrician - Inpatient Psychiatry

Join as a Pediatrician in our Psychiatry and Psychology division with Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia. We are seeking full-time Pediatricians to join our talented team of skilled clinicians committed to delivering high quality mental health care.

As a part of the commitment to address a critical mental health crisis among youth, CHKD Health System has built at $224 million mental health hospital (Children’s Pavilion) which includes 48 general treatment inpatient psychiatry beds, 8 beds psych-med beds for kids with stable physical illness requiring acute psychiatric treatment, and 4 beds on the inpatient neurodevelopmental unit, as well as a 30-patient partial hospital program and expansion of our outpatient mental health services.

The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team providing family-centered, evidenced-based care to children. Eastern Virginia Medical School, which is co-located on our campus, is the academic home for our group. Our faculty hold joint appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and they are active in educating medical students and residents. Additionally, our staff have opportunities to participate in scholarly projects and research.

Highlights: Opportunity in an academic setting, relocation assistance, generous CME, short and long-term disability, malpractice insurance, robust retirement plan, profit-sharing, and health insurance.

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are located in coastal Virginia known for its beautiful beaches and with easy access to cultural and historical venues. Our clinical home at CHKD is Virginia’s only free-standing children’s hospital and the newest child psychiatric facility in the nation provides exciting and challenging career options for early-, mid-career, and seasoned pediatricians.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

License/Certification:

  • BC/BE Pediatrics (Preferred)
  • Medical License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information.

Pediatric Clinical Geneticist

Join a collaborative Pediatric Medical Genetics division with Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia. We are seeking a full-time clinical geneticist interested in evaluating and treating children with genetic and metabolic disorders.

Provide care to patients at the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and practice in an academic center as faculty at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with all the benefits of a physician-owned private pediatric specialty group.

  • Inpatient and outpatient clinic services
  • Opportunity to participate in and create collaborative multidisciplinary clinics.
  • Active involvement in educating medical students, residents, and genetic counseling students with additional opportunity for clinical research.
  • Academic appointment within the Department of Pediatrics at the medical school and opportunities to engage in educational activities at all levels of training.
  • Dedicated team of Medical Geneticists, Genetic Counselors, a Metabolic Dietitian, an Advanced Practice Provider, and other staff support who provide high-quality patient care.

Requirements:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Clinical Genetics and Genomics
  • Experience with treating metabolic patients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health, life, and disability insurance, along with a 401K/profit sharing retirement plan. Commitment to the division enables eligibility for potential partnership over time. Our practice is situated in Coastal Virginia, with a temperate climate near one of the greatest natural harbors in the world with some of the best beaches in the nation.

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) provides pediatric care to patients from southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are the sole providers of medical specialty care at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD).

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Inpatient
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Opportunities – Seeking Inpatient Providers along with those interested in leadership and academic opportunities

Children’s Specialty Group, a physician-led and academic-affiliated private practice, is seeking board-certified or board-eligible child and adolescent psychiatrists– including triple board and post pediatric portal-trained CAPS– to join our growing inpatient practices in Coastal Virginia. We recently opened a brand-new standalone children’s mental health inpatient building October 2022 in Norfolk, Virginia and is looking forward to expanding our outpatient and inpatient care teams in the community.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join our interdisciplinary team providing care across a full continuum of care from prevention and primary care psychiatry to specialized inpatient services with innovative outpatient services, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization program, and general child psychiatry inpatient care.
  • We offer unique inpatient services for children with co-occurring physical and mental health concerns and children with neurodevelopmental concerns
  • Opportunity to care for children in a brand new state-of-the-art, standalone children’s mental health building that includes clinical spaces for the 60 inpatient beds, a 7-bed medical psychiatric unit, a 30-patient partial hospitalization program, as well as additional therapy and recreational spaces including an outdoor play area, a recording studio, an art therapy space, an indoor gym, a music room, a rooftop garden, a multi-sensory room, and family connection areas
  • Leadership positions available for Medical Directors of the Partial Hospitalization Program, Psychiatric Emergency and Crisis Stabilization Services, Inpatient Services, Fellowship training
  • Fantastic opportunity to start or grow your career with a supportive group and ample mentorship
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School with academic opportunities for scholarly activities and to be involved in training the next generation of medical students, residents, and fellows
  • New Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship starting in 2023
  • Join a growing, multi-disciplinary team of more than 200 physicians and 100 advanced care providers delivering family-centered care for the community
  • Physician schedules are structured to promote a wonderful quality of life whether you practice in the inpatient or outpatient setting
  • Competitive salary + potential partnership track
  • $30,000 sign-on bonus, relocation allowance, and wonderful benefits are all included
  • Visa sponsorship available

Community Highlights

Hampton Roads is an iconic waterfront region in southeastern Virginia and a vibrant community of 1.7 million residents across nine cities and five counties. It is home to Virginia Beach, Newport News, Norfolk, and Chesapeake Bay.

  • This region is conveniently located just 200 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 90 miles southeast of the state capital
  • Excellent cost of living with a wide variety of places to live including waterfront property, rural land, downtown lofts, colonial-inspired townhomes, and many choices in between
  • Enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
  • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing art venues

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Inpatient (Locum/Per Diem)
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Opportunities – Seeking Locum/Per Diem Inpatient Providers

Children’s Specialty Group, a physician-led and academic-affiliated private practice, is seeking board-certified or board-eligible child and adolescent psychiatrists– including triple board and post pediatric portal-trained CAPS– to join our growing inpatient practices in Coastal Virginia. We recently opened a brand-new standalone children’s mental health inpatient building October 2022 in Norfolk, Virginia and is looking forward to expanding our outpatient and inpatient care teams in the community.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join our interdisciplinary team providing care across a full continuum of care from prevention and primary care psychiatry to specialized inpatient services with innovative outpatient services, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization program, and general child psychiatry inpatient care.
  • We offer unique inpatient services for children with co-occurring physical and mental health concerns and children with neurodevelopmental concerns
  • Opportunity to care for children in a brand new state-of-the-art, standalone children’s mental health building that includes clinical spaces for the 60 inpatient beds, a 7-bed medical psychiatric unit, a 30-patient partial hospitalization program, as well as additional therapy and recreational spaces including an outdoor play area, a recording studio, an art therapy space, an indoor gym, a music room, a rooftop garden, a multi-sensory room, and family connection areas
  • Leadership positions available for Medical Directors of the Partial Hospitalization Program, Psychiatric Emergency and Crisis Stabilization Services, Inpatient Services, Fellowship training
  • Fantastic opportunity to start or grow your career with a supportive group and ample mentorship
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School with academic opportunities for scholarly activities and to be involved in training the next generation of medical students, residents, and fellows
  • New Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship starting in 2023
  • Join a growing, multi-disciplinary team of more than 200 physicians and 100 advanced care providers delivering family-centered care for the community
  • Physician schedules are structured to promote a wonderful quality of life whether you practice in the inpatient or outpatient setting
  • Competitive salary + potential partnership track
  • $30,000 sign-on bonus, relocation allowance, and wonderful benefits are all included
  • Visa sponsorship available

Community Highlights

Hampton Roads is an iconic waterfront region in southeastern Virginia and a vibrant community of 1.7 million residents across nine cities and five counties. It is home to Virginia Beach, Newport News, Norfolk, and Chesapeake Bay.

  • This region is conveniently located just 200 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 90 miles southeast of the state capital
  • Excellent cost of living with a wide variety of places to live including waterfront property, rural land, downtown lofts, colonial-inspired townhomes, and many choices in between
  • Enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
  • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing art venues

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Outpatient
Children’s Specialty Group, a physician-led and academic-affiliated private practice, is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist to join their growing outpatient practices from Newport News to Virginia Beach, Virginia. The team has been preparing for the opening of their brand-new standalone children’s mental health hospital in October 2022 and looking forward to the expansion of outpatient care in the community. We welcome interest from child psychiatrists, including those with pediatrics or triple board training. This is an incredible opportunity to work with patients in their communities and collaborate with a team at a new, first-of-its-kind facility dedicated to children’s mental health that will transform healthcare for children statewide.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join a growing, multi-disciplinary team of more than 200 physicians and 76 advanced care providers delivering family-centered care for the community.
  • Fantastic opportunity to start or grow your career with a supportive group and ample mentorship
  • Inpatient or outpatient schedule structures available that promote a wonderful quality of life.
  • Brand new, standalone mental health facility slated to open in 2022
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School with academic opportunities including training medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Competitive salary + potential partnership track
  • $30,000 sign-on bonus, competitive compensation, relocation allowance, and wonderful benefits are all included.
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Leadership positions available for Medical Directors of the Partial Hospitalization Program, Psychiatric Emergency and Crisis Stabilization Services, and Inpatient Services as well as Associate Program Director for the Fellowship

Community Highlights
Norfolk is located in southeastern coastal Virginia in a vibrant community of 1.7 million residents across nine cities and five counties.

  • This region is conveniently located just 200 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 90 miles southeast of the state capital
  • Excellent cost of living with a wide variety of places to live including waterfront property, rural land, downtown lofts, colonial-inspired townhomes, and many choices in between
  • Enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities afforded by 144 miles of shoreline
  • Explore countless recreational options, including golf, local wineries and breweries, museums, zoos, gardens, and performing art venues

At CSG and the CHKD Mental Health Program, we celebrate diversity among our team members and welcome interest from women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and others to join our team committed to Hope, Equity, and Excellence in child mental health.

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

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 100 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 click to submit your resume and contact information. 

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 click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Pediatric Dermatology
Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) are seeking a full-time fellowship-trained, board-certified Pediatric Dermatologist to join our team in southeastern Virginia.  Experience in the diagnosis and management of vascular lesions and ability to participate in a Multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies clinic is preferred.

Our dermatology team currently includes two pediatric dermatologists and two physician assistants. Responsibilities include outpatient care of infants, children, and adolescents at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) and our satellite clinics.  Our state-of-the-art dermatology clinic on campus has a procedure room with V-Beam Perfecta laser and  narrow-band UVB unit.   Opportunity to teach dermatology and pediatric residents with faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) available.  Our Pediatric Dermatology fellowship is American Board of Dermatology approved.

CSG is a physician-owned group that comprises over 200 board-certified or board-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 freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia. We treat patients from southeastern Virginia to northeastern North Carolina, which includes roughly 450,000 children and adolescents.  Our mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health.

This partnership track opportunity has many benefits including relocation, generous CME, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 401k plan, profit sharing, health insurance, and professional liability.  

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Urgent Care Pediatrician

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) in Hampton Roads Virginia and would like to inform you and your residents about our Pediatric Urgent Care opportunities with Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Hampton Roads Virginia. We are seeking a board certified or board eligible pediatrician to join our team. The successful candidate will work alongside other physicians and provide oversight to advance practice providers when required. One year of Urgent Care experience is preferred. Practice in an academic center as faculty, commensurate with experience and academic achievements, at the Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with all the benefits of a physician-owned private pediatric specialty group.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, health, life, disability insurance, and a 401K/profit-sharing retirement plan
  • Generous CME package
  • Comprehensive medical malpractice including tail coverage

Enjoy a high quality of life in Coastal Virginia:

  • Easy access to the beach, Eastern Shore, Outer Banks, and the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Great public & private school options
  • Several of the country’s great in-state colleges including UVA, Virginia Tech, William & Mary, James Madison, and Old Dominion University
  • Reasonable cost of living throughout the region
  • Home to the East Coast Surfing Championship and to the largest naval base in the world

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Pediatric Endocrinologist
Join Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Hampton Roads Virginia. We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible Pediatric Endocrinologist to join our team of 5 Endocrinologists, 1 Nurse Practitioner, and full support from on-site Diabetes Education Center. Practice in an academic center as faculty, commensurate with experience and academic achievements, at the Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with all the benefits of a physician-owned private pediatric specialty group.

Benefits:

  • Partnership Track Opportunity
  • Academic appointment at EVMS
  • Competitive salary, health, life, disability insurance, 401K/profit-sharing retirement plan, and generous CME package
  • Comprehensive medical malpractice including tail coverage

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Pediatric 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 click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Pediatric Pulmonologist
The Opportunity:

Children Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) are seeking a fourth Pediatric Pulmonologist to join our team of three in Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia! Candidates must be fellowship-trained and board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology.

Position Description:

  • Outpatient clinic in Norfolk and surrounding areas
  • Active involvement with CF Team
  • Teaching medical students and residents
  • Collaborating with partners and primary care physicians

Highlights include: Partnership track opportunity in an academic setting, generous CME, short and long-term disability, malpractice insurance, robust retirement plan, profit-sharing, and health insurance.About Children’s Specialty Group:

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information. 

Pediatric Pathologist
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) is seeking an M.D. or D.O., board-certified or board-­eligible Pediatric Pathologist and board certified in Clinical and Anatomical Pathology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for signing out approximately 5550 general pediatric surgical pathology cases, including liver biopsies, pediatric non-gynecologic cytology and autopsies. An average of 50 new malignancies, of which approximately are of hematologic origin, are received each year. Surgical pathology cases include about 1700 gastrointestinal biopsy accessions, 165 bone marrow and 20 autopsies/year. Clinical pathology duties include sign-out of blood smears, bone marrows, hemoglobin electrophoreses, cytology and consultation with laboratory staff and clinicians. The candidate is also expected to be involved in teaching various student levels, conference presentations, and collaborative research activities with various clinical sections as requested. Opportunities to become the Medical Director of Laboratory, including Transfusion Service and three Urgent Care Center laboratories will be available.

CHKD is a tertiary care, pediatric health care hospital in Norfolk, Virginia and the only free-standing pediatric hospital in the state. The hospital is a level 1 trauma center that has an academic affiliation with Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with training and educational programs (residency) in most pediatric medicine and surgical specialties. The department is also involved in multiple education programs, including an active Medical Laboratory Scientist program.
The physicians are full-time faculty of EVMS and have academic appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenure-track) in the Department of Pathology. The candidate is expected to contribute to educational and scholarly activities in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory
Medicine based at CHKD.

Interested individuals must be a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology and Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Pathology. The candidate must be eligible for an active, unrestricted medical license.

CSG is a physician-owned group that comprises over 200 board-certified or board-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 freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia. We treat patients from southeastern Virginia to northeastern North Carolina, which includes roughly 450,000 children and adolescents. Our mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health.

This partnership track opportunity has many benefits including relocation, generous CME, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 401k plan, profit sharing, health insurance, and professional liability.

For more information or to apply, please click to submit your resume and contact information.

Advanced Practice Provider/Clinician Opportunities

Neurodevelopmental Physician Assistant (PA)
Physician Assistant in Child Neurology with a focus in Neurodevelopment

We are eager to welcome a Physician Assistant to our growing Pediatric Neurology team, providing comprehensive care to patients with Neurologic and Neurodevelopmental needs.  This position offers a variety of experiences within our specialty clinics.  Participate in our Autism Diagnostic Clinic, facilitating assessments and collaborating with our multidisciplinary team to create a therapeutic plan to optimize care for young children with developmental delays.  Grow supportive longitudinal relationships via our Neonatal Neuro-ICU Follow up Clinic, caring for infants and children who have been discharged home from inpatient care where they may be diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, epilepsy, structural brain differences, etc.  This role also includes some clinical experience in our General Neurology clinic where we provide care for children with seizures, migraines, tics and developmental delays as well.  This is a full time, outpatient clinical position, where the PA will work closely with the Neurologist to provide continuity of care and communication for patients and families.  We maintain a commitment to training and providing ongoing collaboration, such that prior Neurology experience is not required.  Develop new skills and grow your career in a specialty with unique patients and appreciative team-members.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current or pending NCCPA Certification, Virginia Board of Medicine PA license and DEA license.

About Children’s Specialty Group:

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) is comprised of over 200 board certified or eligible physicians and 70 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 health care providers, and conduct research to improve children’s health.

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 employees enjoy a high-quality work/life balance.

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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.

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Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant - Emergency Medicine

PA / NP- Pediatric Emergency Department
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Norfolk, Virginia

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is a physician-owned multi-specialty medical group practice comprised of over 200 pediatric specialists whose mission is to provide high quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. The physicians of CSG base their practices at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia, the state’s only free-standing children’s hospital (206 beds) and only pediatric level 1 trauma center. This position is within the CSG Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. CHKD’s emergency department (30 beds) cares for over 50,000 patients each year and is growing rapidly.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Advanced Practice providers will provide emergency care in the main treatment area of the emergency department in the late evenings and overnight. Providers will manage lower acuity patients independently and higher acuity patients in collaboration with pediatric emergency medicine physicians. Providers will be involved in caring for a wide spectrum of injury and illness. It is an excellent opportunity to enhance your pediatric acute care skills with access to didactics and mentored training. 

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING MINIMUM: Current Virginia state license as a Registered Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Registered Family Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant holding a valid Compact State license. Minimum of 1 year clinical nursing experience in a critical care, urgent care, or emergency department preferred. Pediatric experience preferred. Current clinical competence required. BLS and PALS required.

Hours: 104 hours (13 shifts) per month

Interested candidates may contact:

Dr. Jim Schmidt, MD, MSPH
James.Schmidt@chkd.org

Benefits:

  • Stable, collegial group of providers: 21 physicians (17 PEM BC/BE) and 4 APPs.
  • Competitive salary, health, life, disability insurance, and a 401K/profit-sharing retirement plan.
  • Generous CME package

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Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant - Emergency Medicine Minor Care (Full or Part-Time)

Division of Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters is part of the region’s only free-standing pediatric hospital and only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, the emergency department cares for children presenting after trauma, with medical emergencies, acute and chronic illness. A dedicated team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, and emergency technicians care for over 50,000 children per year. The Division of Emergency Medicine is recruiting a pediatric provider (pediatrician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant) interested in joining a dynamic team of providers for a long-term commitment. We currently have a full time and part-time evening position available in the minor care area within the Emergency Department.

Minor Care Area Position

Responsibilities:

The pediatric provider is responsible for the assessment and care of patients presenting with acute illness, asthma exacerbation, mild dehydration, and orthopedic injuries. Upon completion of orientation, the provider is expected to demonstrate competency in incision and drainage; foreign body removal ear, nose, skin; repair of scalp and simple skin laceration. Candidates should possess a strong work ethic and enjoy working with team members to deliver efficient quality patient care.

Hours:

80 hours per month (5 pm – 1 am)

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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is a physician-owned multi-specialty medical group practice comprised of over 200 pediatric specialists whose mission is to provide high quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. The physicians of CSG base their practices at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia, the state’s only free-standing children’s hospital (206 beds). This position is within the CSG Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, which provides care for approximately 3,000 patients per year (average 8 admissions/day). Our division, created in 2008, is a tightly knit, dedicated group of 9 MDs and 3 APPs with very low turnover and rapid growth.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This is a nighttime position for an advanced practice provider who will perform histories and physical examinations, initiate treatment plans for children requiring admission to the hospitalist team, and respond to medical and behavioral alerts for children on the hospitalist team.  This provider will work alongside senior pediatric residents and be involved in caring for a wide spectrum of pediatric illness across the pediatric age spectrum. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the acute care setting.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING MINIMUM: Current Virginia state license as a Registered Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Registered Family Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant holding a valid Compact State license. Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in a pediatric inpatient hospital setting is preferred. Current clinical competence required. BLS and PALS required.

HOURS: 168 hours (14 x 12-hour shifts) per month. No holiday shifts are required. Part-time inquiries will be considered.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, health, life, disability insurance, and a 401K/profit-sharing retirement plan
  • Generous CME package

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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Urgent Care
Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) in partnership with Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) is seeking full-time or part 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.

Requirements:

  • Current Virginia license as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, a Family Nurse Practitioner, or a Physician Assistant
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Minimum of one year of pediatrics experience as a NP or PA

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nure Practitioner (PMHNP)

Join the Child Psychiatry and Psychology division with Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia. We are seeking full-time psychiatric nurse practitioners to join our talented mental health team of skilled clinicians committed to delivering high quality care.

You will join a team of subspecialty trained child psychiatrists and psychologists providing care to patients at the only free standing children’s hospital in Virginia.

  • Provide interdisciplinary team-based care in collaboration with child psychiatrists, child psychologists, highly skilled therapists, and case managers.
  • Practice in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • As part of an academic institution, there are opportunities to participate in research, engage in academic activities, and have access to outstanding educational opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) licensure is required
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry experience is preferred

 

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) provides pediatric care to patients from southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are the sole providers of medical specialty care at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD).

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Psychologist- Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) is seeking a full time doctoral– level psychologist to work in the Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics to join our interdisciplinary team of developmental pediatricians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, educational consultants, and other support staff.

The focus of this position is to conduct assessments with children and adolescents regarding concerns for developmental disabilities, and there are opportunities to provide therapy services as well. Specifically, the clinician would administer a range of psychological tests to children and adolescents, and score and interpret test data. The psychologist would then present recommendations for treatment and links children to education and therapeutic services during the feedback session. Test administration is based on an understanding of age, culture, and developmental level. The psychologist documents patient care in the electronic medical record according to regulatory agency guidelines. Additional job duties may include supervision and training of non-licensed staff and collaborative work with pediatricians, therapy providers, and community organizations.

The candidate must possess a doctorate degree in clinical or school psychology with a Virginia state license, or be license eligible in Virginia. Post-doctoral education must include training and experience in conducting developmental evaluations. Preferred qualifications include: 2 years post licensure experience, one year of pediatric experience with children under the age of 6, recent experience in a pediatric setting, and competency with tests such as Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Second Edition (ADOS-2) and cognitive measures including Wechsler assessments and Differential Ability Scales.

  • Outpatient Care
  • Teaching Medical Students and Residents
  • Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)
  • Competitive Compensation and benefits package
  • Collaborate with pediatricians and other community organizations

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Psychologist- Division of Psychiatry Clinical Director, Intensive Services, Neurodevelopmental Unit
General Summary

The Clinical Director of the Intensive Services – Neurodevelopmental Unit (NDU) is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist whose responsibilities combine clinical activities and leadership, providing a full range of direct and indirect care services in an innovative interdisciplinary setting. Direct psychological services include evidence-based assessment and treatment to children and families. Indirect patient care includes program development and evaluation; oversight of NDU treatment program delivery by milieu/behavioral therapists; collaboration with nursing, psychiatry, and pediatrics, and any other specialties as appropriate; and clinical supervision and oversight. Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School is available for qualified individuals. Opportunities to conduct research are open to discussion. Reports to Inpatient and Intensive Services Clinical Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Development and Evaluation

  • Develop and oversee implementation of evidence-based practices and procedures to provide intensive inpatient programming for youth with neurodevelopmental disorders on a specialty inpatient unit.
  • Monitor implementation to ensure fidelity and feasibility of service delivery.
  • Research and obtain information on best and current practices from other programs to improve this program’s service delivery.
  • Function as the clinical expert in care of children with neurodevelopmental needs and provide consultation to other CHKD Mental Health Service Line (MHSL) programs and services.
  • When appropriate, assist in development of treatment programs for Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Services in collaboration with relevant program leadership.
  • Oversee data collection and analysis for NDU team metrics.
  • Continually assess care delivery to identify opportunities for growth and improvement.

Leadership

  • Provide clinical support to milieu staff, nurses, and other providers to ensure appropriate implementation of behavioral programming and alignment with MHSL’s mission and goals.
  • Provide clinical supervision to psychology trainees and students and facilitate individual and/or group supervision as needed.
  • Problem solve challenging care dynamics in a professional and supportive manner.
  • Provide unit level training when necessary (e.g., provide training leading to Registered Behavior Technician certification for unit staff).

Clinical/Direct Patient Care

  • Conduct behavioral analyses and develop individualized behavior and treatment plans for youth admitted to NDU.
  • Communicate treatment goals and plan to parents/caregivers.
  • Utilize evidence-based practices to promote improved behavioral functioning.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines in reviewing referred patients and coordinating admissions.
  • Conduct psychological assessments in the outpatient setting as needed.
  • Facilitate and lead psychoeducational groups for parents/caregivers and other family members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Licenses and/or Certifications
  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Clinical Psychologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Board of Psychology.
  • Advanced training in Applied Behavior Analysis or intensive behavioral intervention approaches.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, either a PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program.
  • Successful completion of an APA/CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship.
  • Previous clinical experience in pediatric/clinical child and adolescent psychology treating youth with neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Experience with service delivery in inpatient or residential treatment settings preferred.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to mental health providers.

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Psychologist- Division of Psychiatry Inpatient Staff Psychologist
Join the Child Psychiatry and Psychology division of Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia. CHKD is lighting the way to a brighter future for our children by transforming the way mental health care is delivered to children and teens. As part of CHKD’s commitment to address a critical mental health crisis among youth, the health system is building a $224 million, 60-bed mental health hospital, which includes a partial hospitalization program and robust outpatient services.  

CHKD and Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) are currently looking for an exceptional candidates to fill out inpatient child clinical psychologist position who will provide a full range of direct and indirect care service in an innovative interdisciplinary setting. Direct psychological services include evidence-based assessment and treatment to youth with acute mental health needs and co-occurring medical concerns and their families. Indirect patient care includes program development and teaching; collaboration with nursing, psychiatry, and pediatrics, and any other specialties as appropriate; and clinical supervision. Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School is available for qualified individuals. Opportunities to conduct research are open to discussion.

Education: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, either PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program, as well as completion of an APA/CPA accredited internship. Licensed, or eligible for licensure as a Clinical Psychologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Board of Psychology

Experience: Previous clinical experience in pediatric/clinical child and adolescent psychology treating youth with complex psychiatric problems. Experience with implementation of evidence-based treatment approaches (e.g., DBT, PCIT, TF-CBT, FBT). Experience providing clinical supervision to mental health providers.

Skills: Experience or 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.

To learn more about CHKD’s mental health program, visit our webpage:

chkd.org/Our-Services/Specialty-Care-and-Programs/Mental-Health/

To watch videos featuring the progress of our new mental health facility, visit the webpage below:

https://www.chkd.org/Videos/Category/Mental-Health/CHKD-Mental-Health-Hospital-Groundbreaking-Highlights/

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) is a 206-bed freestanding children’s hospital and Level I pediatric trauma center that is located in the center of a thriving medical campus. The wider CHKD health system offers a network of comprehensive pediatric services in more than 40 locations across southeaster Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

Children’s Specialty Group

Children’s Specialty Group, PLLC (CSG) provides pediatric care to patients from southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. CSG is a physician owned group whose mission is to provide direct high quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future clinicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. We are the sole providers of medical specialty care at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD).

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Psychologist- Division of Psychiatry, Outpatient Crisis Stabilization
General Summary

The Crisis Psychologist is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who will provide response, rapid stabilization and prevention for patients in crisis in an innovative interdisciplinary setting. Direct psychological services include evidence-based assessment and short-term treatment of patients in crisis presentations and transitioning of patients to appropriate levels of care within the community. Indirect patient care includes interdisciplinary collaboration with psychiatry, social work, case management and pediatrics/emergency department, and any other sub-specialties as appropriate; training and clinical supervision of therapists working with the program will also be involved. Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School is available for qualified individuals. Opportunities to conduct research are open to discussion. Reports to Director of Psychology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Program Development and Implementation

  • Apply evidence-based practice and intervention, and develop therapeutic programming appropriate for patients with crisis stabilization needs. Develop training curricula as needed. Develop training curricula as needed.
  • Provide clinical supervision and support to clinicians conducting assessment and short-term intervention in the Emergency Department and Crisis Stabilization settings.
  • Implement evidence-based practices and procedures to patients, to include group, individual therapy and family therapy.
  • Lead treatment team meetings
  • Participate in projects related to quality service delivery and patient re-presentation to the Emergency Department.
  • When appropriate, assist in development of further crisis stabilization programming for the Mental Health Service line continuum of care.

Clinical/Direct Patient Care

  • Individual, family therapy, group therapy
  • Assessment of risk/safety at each patient contact
  • Preparation of comprehensive discharge summaries to receiving outpatient providers
  • In collaboration with interdisciplinary team, assist in clinical case conceptualization and treatment planning for youth in crisis.
  • Coordinate treatment with other disciplines and function within an interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Conduct psychological assessments in the outpatient setting as needed.

Other Professional Activities

  • Provide clinical supervision to psychology trainees and students and facilitate individual and/or group supervision as needed.
  • Problem solve challenging care dynamics in a professional and supportive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Licenses and/or Certifications

  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Clinical Psychologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Board of Psychology.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, either a PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program.
  • Successful completion of an APA/CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship.
  • Previous clinical experience in an emergency room or crisis stabilization setting treating youth with acute mental health conditions.
  • Experience with crisis chain analysis, evidence-based treatment approaches (e.g., DBT, CBT and PMT) and development of behavioral plans required.
  • Experience providing training and clinical supervision to mental health providers.

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Psychologist- Division of Psychiatry Outpatient Pediatric Psychologist
GENERAL SUMMARY

The Outpatient Pediatric Psychologist is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who will provide a full range of direct and indirect care services primarily within an outpatient setting. Direct psychological services include evidence-based assessment and treatment of illness, injury, and health promoting behaviors in children, adolescents, and families. Indirect patient care includes consultation and collaboration with psychiatry, pediatrics, and other sub-specialties as appropriate; and clinical supervision. Faculty appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School is available for qualified individuals. Opportunities to conduct research are open to discussion. Reports to Director of Psychology.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical/Direct Patient Care

  • Utilizing evidence-based practice and procedures, provide individual, family, and group therapy to children and adolescents with mental health needs and co-occurring acute or chronic physical health concerns
  • Communicate treatment goals and plan to parents/caregivers and members of the treatment team.
  • Utilize evidence-based practices to promote improved behavioral and emotional functioning.
  • Develop and facilitate health-related therapeutic and/or psychoeducational groups for children, adolescents and parents/caregivers.
  • In collaboration with other medical specialties, assist in clinical case conceptualization and treatment planning for youth with complex mental health and physical health concerns.
  • Coordinate treatment with other disciplines and function within an interdisciplinary team approach.
  • Conduct psychological assessments to assist with diagnosis and treatment planning.
    Program Development and Implementation
  • Participate in projects related to quality service delivery at various levels of the continuum of care, to include curriculum development and staff training.
  • When appropriate, assist in development of programs for outpatient, Medical-Psychiatric and Psychiatric-Medical Hospitalization in collaboration with relevant program leadership.
    Other Professional Activities
  • Provide support and coverage to other medical units and programs (Consultation Liaison, Med-Psych, Psych-Med) that serve children with mental health needs and co-occurring acute and chronic physical health conditions.
  • Provide clinical supervision to psychology trainees and students and facilitate individual and/or group supervision as needed.
  • Provide education to staff about health psychology topics and the application of integrated care
  • Problem solve challenging care dynamics in a professional and supportive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Clinical Psychologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Psychology.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, either a PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program.
  • Successful completion of an APA/CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship.
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology preferred.
  • Previous clinical experience in pediatric psychology treating youth with chronic and acute medical conditions.
  • Advanced training in evidence-based practice in pediatric psychology (CBT, Problem solving therapy, systemic and multimodal psychological interventions). Additional experience with evidence-based treatment approaches (e.g., DBT, PCIT, TF-CBT, FBT) appreciated.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to mental health providers.

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Psychologist- Division of Psychiatry Sports Psychologist
Join the Psychiatry and Psychology Division of Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk, Virginia. CHKD is lighting the way to a brighter future for our children by transforming the way mental health care is delivered to children and teens. As part of CHKD’s commitment to address a critical mental health crisis among youth, the health system is building a $224 million, 60-bed mental health hospital, which includes a partial hospitalization program and robust outpatient services.

Children’s Specialty Group and CHKD are seeking a full-time outpatient sports psychologist committed to delivering high-quality care to join our growing team.

The psychologist (PhD or PsyD) will provide mental health assessment and treatment as well as performance-focused interventions to children, performing artists, and athletes of all ages including those at the college level. Candidates must possess the consultation and teaching skills required to support interdisciplinary care within our health system. Faculty appointments at Eastern Virginia Medical School are available for qualified individuals.

Experience, Education, and Training Requirements:

  • Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology, either PsyD or PhD from an APA/CPA accredited program, as well as completion of an APA/CPA accredited internship.
  • Coursework in the area of sport psychology and prior supervised training and experience working with individual athletes, performers, teams, coaches, administrators, and parents.
  • Board certification in sports psychology preferred.
  • Experience conducting psychological evaluations and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Experience and comfort working as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be licensed (or license eligible) as a clinical psychologist by the Virginia Board of Psychology.
  • Certification or advanced training in any of the below evidence-based modalities preferred (advanced training in other modalities also considered):
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy
    • Dialectical behavioral therapy
    • Acceptance and commitment therapy
    • Biofeedback

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Central Administrative & Billing Office Opportunities

Certified Medical Charge Capture Coder

We are looking to hire an experienced Certified Medical Coder to be a part of a Pediatric Multispecialty company that continues to grow in the healthcare field. If you’re hard-working and dedicated, Children’s Specialty Group is an ideal place!  We are looking for individuals who have a positive attitude, strong analytical skills, an attention to detail and the ability to problem solve independently. Must be professionally motivated to work as a team member to support the central billing office.

Position responsibilities:

  • Review Provider Based charge sessions.
  • Familiarity with ICD-10 diagnosis codes and procedures.
  • Confirm professional & facility ICD-10 diagnosis codes are in line.
  • Ensure diagnosis codes are accurate and sequenced correctly in accordance with ICD guidelines.
  • Communicate any discrepancies to HIM and/or the Manager for review.
  • Verify the insurance coverage on the charge session is valid.
  • Review and/or assign necessary modifiers.
  • Resolving denied, underpaid and no response claims
  • Place calls to insurance companies and utilize payer websites to resolve claims
  • Review and work monthly accounts receivable reports for select insurance payers

Requirements:

  • Active certification as a professional coder, CPC or equivalent
  • Experience with EMR is strongly preferred
  • Experience with EPIC billing is strongly preferred
  • Current knowledge of professional billing (CMS-1500)

Full-Time, must reside in VA

Salary: $19 – $22 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Hybrid remote opportunity after 1 year of employment

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)/matching
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8-hour shift

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Patient Account Representative - Follow-up/Insurance Denial Management

We are looking to hire an experienced Medical Billing Professional to be a part of a pediatric multispecialty company that continues to grow in the healthcare field. If you’re hard-working and dedicated, Children’s Specialty Group is an ideal place to get ahead. We are looking for individuals who have a positive attitude, strong analytical skills, an attention to detail and the ability to problem solve independently. Must be professionally motivated to work as a team member to support the central billing office.

Position Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Familiarity with CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) and ICD-10 diagnosis coding
  • Current knowledge of professional billing (CMS-1500)
  • Experience in resolving denied, underpaid and no response claims
  • Review and work monthly accounts receivable reports
  • Place calls to insurance companies and utilize payer websites to resolve claims
  • Experience with EPIC billing is strongly preferred
  • Full-Time, must reside in VA
  • Hybrid remote opportunity after 1 year of employment

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Other Opportunities

Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Children’s Specialty Group (CSG) is seeking a Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) to join our Psychiatry and Psychology Division. The BCBA is actively involved in behavioral assessment, development of positive behavior support plans, staff training and supervision, data collection and analysis, caregiver training and support, and overall maintenance of behavioral assessment and treatment protocols in the hospital. This role reports to the Medical Director of NDU

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team, which includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, discharge planners, utilization reviewers, and mental health coaches.
  • Develops and implements behavioral intervention plans and treatment protocols.
  • Assesses data to formulate behavioral conceptualizations, to communicate these hypotheses with others, and to develop individualized positive behavior support plans.
  • Develops goals and interventions that adhere to regulatory guidelines.
  • Creates effective and efficient data collection systems and uses data to assess progress and guide ongoing treatment planning.
  • Provides training (modeling, coaching, consultation) to direct care staff and caregivers regarding implementation of positive behavior support plans.
  • Provides supervision to RBTs (Registered Behavioral Technicians)
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst preferred.
  • Master’s degree in psychology, education/special education, applied behavior analysis or related field.
  • Two years of post-certification behavioral analytic experience preferred.
  • Experience working with individuals of all ages with mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, and analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

 

Children’s Specialty Group

CSG is a physician-owned group that comprises over 230 board-certified or board-eligible physicians and over 120 advanced practice providers to care for patients throughout the area. We are the sole provider of medical specialty care at Children’s Hospital of The Kings Daughters (CHKD), which is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia. We treat patients from southeastern Virginia to northeastern North Carolina, which includes roughly 450,000 children and adolescents.  Our mission is to provide direct high-quality healthcare to children and adolescents, train future physicians, and conduct research to improve children’s health. 

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Behavioral Health Technician
Responsible for assisting licensed independent providers in an outpatient mental health setting in conducting front end assessments. This includes but is not limited to: gathering history of present illness and psychosocial data via clinical interview, documenting behavioral observations, triaging clinical needs and supporting referrals to services, preparing documentation from clinical encounters, collecting and scoring screening measures. Assists physicians and psychologists in coordinating patient care. May co-facilitate group psychotherapy with a licensed mental health provider. Functions as a liaison between patients, staff, and physicians/psychologists.

Supervisor

Physician, Psychologist or LCSW/LPC

Primary Job Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Obtains patient consent for care
  • Reviews relevant medical records and results
  • Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint and interval history, and health risk factors and assesses condition. Under supervision, provides patient education based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Documents patient assessment and recommended plan of care data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
  • Under the supervision of the physician or psychologist, prepares preliminary patient encounter documentation. These records will be thoroughly reviewed, appropriately edited and/or modified by the licensed provider prior to being signed in the patient’s official electronic medical record.
  • Submit, track, and coordinate referrals recommended within the plan of care.
  • Support de-escalation of crisis behavior and coordinate transition to appropriate level of care as needed, under supervision.
  • Maintains/reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Ensures appropriate follow-up in alignment with organizational guidance.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the OP MHSL Medical Director and/or Director of Psychology.

Training and Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or human services preferred. Certification as a Mental/Behavior Health Technician or Qualified Mental Health Professional preferred. At least one year of clinical experience as a Mental/Behavioral Health technician or equivalent is preferred. Professional experience with children is preferred.

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