Pediatric Outcomes Researcher

Children’s National Health System

  • Location: Washington, DC

Children’s National Health SystemGrant Cooper, a healthcare executive search firm, is seeking full-time Pediatric Outcomes Researcher for Children's National Health System in Washington, DC has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. With a community-based pediatric network, seven regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region, Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children.

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN). The CTSI-CN is a partnership between Children’s National and The George Washington University and recognizes the outstanding strengths in clinical and translational research that will be further enhanced. The CTSI-CN offers unique resources in translating discovery to improved health. It provides highly integrated, cost-effective, investigator-focused resources designed to overcome research barriers, promote collaborative research, and provide research training with a special focus on children’s health. With an emphasis on health disparities and childhood antecedents to adult diseases, CTSI-CN builds upon its pediatric research strengths in areas such as rare diseases, asthma, and neuro-developmental disabilities to collaborate with a national network of 1,200 community health centers.

Position Overview

The Center for Translational Science and the Division of General and Community Pediatrics at Children’s National Health System are jointly seeking to recruit a full-time Pediatric Outcomes Researcher, qualified for appointment at the Associate Professor level, on the tenure track. Candidates must be Board Certified in Pediatrics with a track record of funded research and publications. The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in outcomes research and/or big data analytics related to community pediatrics and population health. The individual should also have experience and interest in mentorship of junior faculty members.

The Pediatric Outcomes Researcher position confers dual membership in the Center for Translational Science and the Division of General and Community Pediatrics. The successful candidate will devote 70% time to outcomes research/big data analytics with the expectation that a portion of the research time will be externally funded. In this role, the Pediatric Outcomes Researcher will report to the Director of the Center for Translational Science. The remaining 30% effort will be devoted to clinical practice and education in our hospital or community-based primary care setting as well as the mentorship of primary care junior faculty. In this role, the successful candidate will report to the Director of Division of General and Community Pediatrics.

Qualifications

  • MD and Board Certification in Pediatrics is required.
  • Strong history of federal grant support, including funding through NIH, is preferred.
  • Accomplished academic record sufficient to fulfill Children’s National criteria for Associate Professor faculty level appointment.
  • Experience and interest in outcomes research and/or big data analytics related to community pediatrics and population health.
  • Must have a proven positive and collaborative leadership style, effective interpersonal skills, technical knowledge, and strong organization and planning skills.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills to communicate clearly with administrators, faculty, physicians, and employees.