JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Lowell, AR
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

The UAMS Department of Pediatrics is seeking candidates for a position at the Schmieding Developmental Center in Lowell, AR.  The position is for a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician. The faculty position would be at a rank to be determined by years of experience.  Candidates must have a M.D. and be board certified/board eligible in Developmental Pediatrics.  
 
The Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician will have the primary responsibility of providing services to the patient population currently served at the clinic.  This is largely children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and chronic medical conditions that complicate behavioral and emotional adjustment and parenting.  The physician will also serve children with comorbidities or presumed routine childhood emotional and behavioral issues not responding to traditional treatment such as ADHD and Behavior disorders.    
 
The Schmieding Developmental Center performs multidisciplinary team evaluations, testing and follow-up for patients with a variety of diagnoses including neurobehavioral problems, attention problems, developmental disorders, genetic disorders, and related diagnoses.  The Center currently directly employs 7 clinicians (1 child and adolescent psychiatrist, 1 independently licensed psychological examiner, a psychology post-doctoral fellow, a licensed social worker, 2 neuropsychologists (1 open recruitment), a behavior health psychologist, and together providers see over 260 patients per month with additional growth expected.  
 
Located in the center of booming Northwest Arkansas and the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks, the region offers Midwestern family values combined with the genteel civility and friendliness of the South, affordable housing, world class school options, a mild climate, excellent cultural and artistic venues, endless outdoor recreational opportunities plus extraordinary natural beauty.  With a population in excess of 480,000, Northwest Arkansas offers the most desirable features of large cities with a home town atmosphere.  It was recently rated the 3rd best place to live by US News and World Report.  For more information regarding the Department of Pediatrics and the Schmieding Developmental Center, see the Department’s web site: http://www.uams.edu/pediatrics.
 
 UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

To apply for the position, please send curriculum vitae to carla@uams.edu.  

About the Company

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas. We are the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS and its clinical affiliates, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center, are an economic engine for the state with an annual economic impact of $3.92 billion.

COMPANY SIZE
10,000 employees or more
INDUSTRY
Healthcare Services
FOUNDED
1879
WEBSITE
http://www.uams.edu/