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Location: Akron, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: REQ 5657
Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to building a diverse workforce – one that reflects our patient population and represents the communities we serve. Whether you’re a resident, a physician early in your career, or a seasoned physician with years of experience, Akron Children’s Hospital has something different that’s hard to explain. You feel it in the atmosphere as soon as you enter through the doors. You experience it every day with your colleagues, staff, patients and their families. Once you’re here, you know you’re home.
Akron Children’s Hospital is expanding our Pediatric Hospitalist program at the Akron campus. We are seeking full- time, BE/BC Pediatric Hospitalists to provide high quality medical management of infants, children and teens who are hospitalized. Our Pediatric Hospitalists are able to quickly respond to patient needs, modify treatment plans to prevent complications and reduce healthcare costs. Clinical Activities include floor attending with resident coverage, attending on the Consult and APN Service, Participation in PHM Deep Sedation Service, and Participation in nocturnist coverage. Akron Children’s has the largest pediatric hospitalist led sedation service in the U.S.
This opportunity offers:
It is centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals, regional health centers, and 50+ primary care and subspecialty locations. Children aren’t just a segment of our focus, they are our focus. The services at Akron Children’s Hospital span the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care. We’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children since 1890.
Akron Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th largest children’s hospital in the country. We are a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience. Akron Children’s is dedicated to family-centered care, and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute.
The resources available to our physicians, the cutting-edge technology, the collaboration from all departments and the cohesive nature in which we work allow us to live our mission and truly treat every child as we would our own.
Community Overview: Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland. From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources. This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment.
Runners, hikers, bikers and families who like to explore have plenty of options including the recreation of the Towpath Trail. The 110-mile towpath trail from Cleveland to below Canton offers places of tranquility, and hidden views of wildlife. Akron’s proximity to interstate highways put us minutes from major airports and the rich cultural benefits of Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop, and dine.
Qualified candidates may apply online at www.akronchildrens.org