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Pediatric Emergency Medicine/Ohio/Level 1- Freestanding Pediatric Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, Ohio
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Jul 5, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System

Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician to join its provider team. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals. In addition, Akron Children’s Hospital has earned NorthCoast 99, the Plain Dealer, and Becker's Healthcare awards for great workplaces.

This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:

  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
  • More than 800 providers, who manage more than 1.2 million patient visits annually 
  • A network of more than 50 primary and specialty care locations
  • Robust research and innovation endeavors
  • An American College of Surgeons certified Level 1,  pediatric trauma center
  • The only inpatient/outpatient burn center in a 5-county service area

Substantial capital investment and growth has created the need for additional Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians. The selected candidates will join our 25-plus member PEM physician team who manage over 67,000 annual visits. Enjoy practicing in a state-of-the-art 39 bed emergency department. The ED is supported by a dedicated suture team, an embedded behavioral health unit, child life specialists, pediatric hospitalists, neonatologists, critical care, and orthopedic and pediatric surgery services. Akron Children’s Hospital is the only pediatric hospital in northeast Ohio that has its own helicopter and pediatric transport team.

This position offers opportunities for:

  • Partnership with an established team of physicians affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in medical student, resident, and PEM fellowship education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience
  • Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute
  • An attractive compensation and benefit package which includes:
    • Year 2 fellowship stipend - $1,000 per month
    • Year 3 fellowship stipend - $2,000 per month
    • A $30,000 starting bonus
    • A $100,000 retention bonus (Boardman campus only)

Requirements include MD or DO degree, board eligibility/certification in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, ACLS, ATLS, PALS and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio.

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.

For additional information contact Jane Hensley at or call 330-543-3015

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