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Child Abuse Pediatrician - Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley Campus

Job ID 113603 Date posted 03/05/2015

Child Abuse Pediatrician – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Campus

Akron Children’s Hospital’s Department of Pediatrics seeks a full time BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician, or board certified pediatrician with interest in child abuse, to join our established Child Advocacy Center in Boardman, Ohio.The Child Advocacy Center, which is part of Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley, provides a coordinated and comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children and teens who may have been physically or sexually abused, as well as complete medical evaluations for kids in foster care.

The division also includes centers in Akron, Stark County, as well as a telehealth partnership with the rural community of New Philadelphia. Each of the sites are Child Advocacy Centers certified by the National Children’s Alliance and utilize the practice standards established by the alliance. The Mahoning Valley Child Advocacy Center, located on the hospital campus, is a child-friendly facility that brings together professionals from law enforcement, child protective services, medicine, mental health, victim advocacy and the prosecutor’s office to provide a coordinated response of suspected child abuse and neglect.Our multidisciplinary team ensures that each child’s needs are met in a confidential, non-threatening and child-friendly environment.

Hospital Overview

Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 800,000 patients each year. We are the only freestanding children’s hospital in Northeast Ohio. Centered around two free-standing hospitals and 25+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at over 80 locations across an urban, suburban, and rural region of the Midwest. The services and subspecialties 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. Akron Children’s is dedicated to family-centered care and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury. Akron Children’s is ranked a Best Children’s Hospital by US News and World Report.

Community Information

The Mahoning Valley is located midway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh in the Northeast Ohio-Western Pennsylvania TechBelt. This area is an exciting and vibrant place to live with outstanding parks, museums, theaters, art galleries, sports events, golf courses, country clubs, live concert and event venues, biking and hiking trails, lakes and much more. With over 1,000 acres of metro parks there is something for every outdoor enthusiast. Hike, bike, or jog the Western Reserve Greenway; travel along the back roads of Amish country, golf one of 25 golf courses, or fish in one of the many waterways. Boating on the Mosquito River, a 7,850 acre reservoir is a great way to spend a leisurely afternoon. Antique and specialty shops around and when hunger hits, there are many venues for dining from Amish family-style to upscale dining restaurants.

Qualified candidates may submit their CV via e-mail to To learn more, visit our website at or call (330) 543-5080.

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