Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Neurosurgeon to join its expanding Division. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by US News and World Report.
This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:
Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
More than 900 providers, who manage 800,000+ patient visits annually
A network of more than 80 primary and specialty care locations
Robust research and innovation endeavors
An American College of Surgeons certified pediatric trauma center
The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of two pediatric neurosurgeons and three physician assistants on the primary service and eleven advance practice providers who assist in 24/7 coverage. The neurosurgery team works together to satisfy the needs of the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center’s (NDSC) growing patient population. The NDSC brings together the expertise of 6 pediatric specialties – Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neuropsychology and Psychology to deliver quality, coordinated care to patients served.
This position offers opportunities for:
Partnership with an established team of neurosurgeons affording exceptional work-life balance
Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience
Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and area universities
An attractive compensation and benefit package
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 offers outdoor enthusiasts more than 40,000 acres of parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.
Requirements include MD or DO degree, board eligibility/certification by The American Board of Neurological Surgery or board eligibility/certification by The American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio.
Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 900,000 patients each year. Centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the Akron Children's Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio. The services and subspecialties at Akron Children's Hospi...tal span the entire scope of medical services available today - from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care.
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. Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.
Akron Children's Hospital sits in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland. From major league attractions to small town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio 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. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and it has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.