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General & Community Pediatrics - Faculty

Medical College of Wisconsin

Last Updated: 5/13/22

Job Description

Medical College of Wisconsin

Assistant Professor – General and Community Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Wisconsin (CW), seeks a board certified / board eligible physician to join our expanding General and Community Pediatrics Section. We are comprised of nationally and internationally renowned, dedicated group of faculty and staff with a strong commitment to clinical care.

Community based providers will support the missions of both CW and MCW by pursuing direct community engagement and advocacy; actively participating in the teaching of learners at all levels; and engaging in scholarly works including but not limited to Community Based Participatory Research and/or Quality Improvement Opportunities. Community based providers will engage in appropriate pediatric and adolescent care services in a patient centered medical home and be responsible for examining, diagnosing, treating, and referring, as necessary, both well and ill children with a wide variety of injuries, acute and chronic conditions. Community based providers will function as a member of a multidisciplinary team in an integrated model of care.


  • Exhibits professional behaviors that model CW and MCW values, mission, and visions.
  • Understands the growth and development needs of neonatal, infant, toddler, pre-school, school-age, and adolescent patients and utilizes this knowledge to provide outstanding delivery of care using a care team-based approach.
  • Performs appropriate history, physical exam, assessments, and care plans. Documents this information into the electronic medical record concisely in a time compliant manner, and creates pertinent care plans utilizing the appropriate policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Assesses and identifies all significant changes in patients’ conditions and refers individuals to specialty providers as medically appropriate.
  • Performs as a team player delivering care to patients and is responsive to urgent/emergent patient care situations as they arise and providing consultation to non-pediatrician providers.
  • Participates and precepts pediatric residents, medical students and nurse practitioners, advanced practice providers by overseeing their medical education. Provides feedback to all learners regarding their progress in their respective medical skills. Engages in didactic prepared and adhoc primary care lectures/discussions to learners at all levels.
  • Engages in regular school linked and community activities to improve the health and health knowledge of the neighborhood and schools along with creating sustainable relationships as a representative of MCW and CW. Helps to develop and foster relationships with local schools and community-based organizations that address community health and the social determinants of health.
  • Participates in research and quality improvement studies as an investigator, a collaborator or a facilitator for studies conducted in the clinic and/or community.
  • Provides, when requested, nursing in-service education.
  • Timely answer third party payor and utilization review questions. Provide complete documentation of all procedures in the medical record for billing purposes.
  • Uses a patient centered trauma informed care approach to manage patient needs effectively and efficiently. Communicates well with the parents, patients, etc. regarding the patient’s care.
  • Utilizes clinical patient care guidelines appropriately based on individual patient needs.
  • Employs good communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with team members including fellow physicians, nurses, administrative and other staff.
  • Models a culture of service to others.

About the Medical College of Wisconsin

With a history dating back to 1893, the Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in MCW’s medical school and graduate school programs in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. MCW’s School of Pharmacy opened in 2017. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In the last ten years, faculty received more than $1.5 billion in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 3,100 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,600 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 4.0 million patients annually.

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is Wisconsin's leader in health and science. We believe the only way to build a healthier world is to build it together, and by investing in the health and vitality of our community, we will improve health for all.

About Children’s Wisconsin

Children’s Wisconsin is the region’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wisconsin, is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It is ranked in six of ten pediatric specialty areas in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals report. Children’s provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2019, Children’s invested more than $130 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children’s achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Position Requirements

  • Currently holds an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Current CPR certification – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
  • Current DEA number.
  • Board Eligible; Board Certified by the ABP within three years after completion of pediatric residency. Active maintenance of board certification from the American Board of Pediatrics.
  • CW medical staff membership with core privileges in pediatrics.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in skills necessary to manage urgent care patients normally acquired during pediatric residency training.
  • Desire to develop/ Interest or experience in community based or quality improvement science.
  • Experience in working with community outreach and education (preferred) and/or MPH preferred.

Rank upon appointment will be commensurate with experience.

MCW is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within. We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States