Dayton Children’s Hospital, located in Dayton, Ohio, is recruiting for a 3rd neurosurgeon due to an upcoming retirement in mid-2018. Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatric neurosurgery fellowship, be board certified/board eligible in pediatric neurosurgery, hold or obtain a medical license in Ohio and have a track record in clinical research.
It is of utmost importance that the candidate demonstrate great compassion and collaboration with others and share our other values which include patient safety first, innovation, ownership and good resource stewardship. The successful candidate must be kind and considerate. He/She must bring out the best in the people around them and encourage open discussion of sharing of opinions in a professional and safe environment.
The clinical practice includes only pediatric patients at a Level II trauma center with newly renovated facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, 3 MRI scanners, nuclear medicine, and EEG monitoring unit capable of electrocorticography in phase II epilepsy studies. Call is 1:3 and is generally light with support from trauma and pediatric residents, 2 nurse practitioners, a clinical nurse and full office staff. The environment is collegial and supportive, with a focus on teamwork and mentorship. The current neurosurgeons partner on most elective cases.
Research time includes up to 20% of protected time, a generous laboratory startup package and designated space at Wright State University and the hospital.
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine department of pediatrics and its residency program are based at Dayton Children’s. All of our physicians have the opportunity to hold faculty appointments at the Boonshoft School of Medicine and to teach medical students and residents. Residents in adult neurology, pediatrics, family medicine, child psychiatry, emergency medicine, orthopedics and surgery train at Dayton Children’s.
Known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton is home to some of the best private and public schools in the state, a vibrant arts and entertainment community and a beautiful system of parks, trails and river corridors.
Dayton Children’s serves a pediatric population of 510,000 from a 20-county region of central and southwestern Ohio and eastern Indiana. A new, eight-story, 260,000-square-foot patient care tower in the center of the hospital’s current campus opened in June 2017. Also, a major expansion of the Outpatient Care Center and Urgent Care, in Springboro, Ohio, includes a medical office building, a pediatric emergency department, an outpatient surgery center and a Sleep Lab.