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Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Job ID 10003AK Date posted 03/05/2015
Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician 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
The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of three Developmental & Behavioral Pediatricians and four CNPs who provide care to a diverse patient population in the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC). 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. The NDSC team works in collaborative, multidisciplinary clinics such as Myelo Clinic, School Success Clinic, Down Syndrome Clinic, and NICU Follow-Up Clinic.

This position offers:
  • An outpatient-only practice, affording exceptional work-life balance
  • Active involvement in academic activities including medical student, resident and Developmental & Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience
  • Research and innovation opportunities through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and area universities
  • An attractive compensation and benefit package
Requirements include MD or DO degree, board certification in Pediatrics and board eligibility/certification in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 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 premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.

Interested candidates should contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter, at 330-543-3015 or To learn more, visit our website at

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