Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Facility: Akron Children's Hospital 
Address: One Perkins Square 
Akron, OH 44308-1063 
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Specialty: Palliative Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician 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 pediatric palliative care physicians, advance practice providers, and a large, interdisciplinary specialized team who attend to the suffering of children and their families served by the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center. The Center focuses on children, prenatal to adult, with complex, chronic or serious conditions and their families, enhancing quality of life in partnership with cure-directed care. Care is provided in inpatient, outpatient, home and community-based settings.

This position offers opportunities for:

  • Partnership with an established team of providers affording exceptional work-life balance

  • Active involvement in medical student, resident and fellowship 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

  • Leadership and growth opportunities

  • An attractive compensation and benefit package

Requirements include MD or DO degree, board certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties with subspecialty eligibility/certification in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine 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.

Interested candidates should contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or jhensley@chmca.org. To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.

About Akron Children's Hospital

Ranked a Best Children’s Hospital by US News and World Report, 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 the hospital 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 Hospital is 272-bed freestanding pediatric hospital and home to more than 30 pediatric subspecialties. We are a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and offer 11 subspecialty fellowship training programs.

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.

About Our Area

Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, 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.

This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!

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