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Pediatric Critical Care - ECMO/Cardiac Critical Care Director

Pediatric Intensivist needed to serve as the ECMO/Cardiac Critical Care Director

Ohio based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Pediatric Intensivist to serve as the Program Director for ECMO and the Director of the subsection of Cardiac Critical Care. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and was recently named by Modern Healthcare as the fastest growing children’s hospital in the nation!

Akron Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked by US News and World Report in seven pediatric specialties and is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes:

  • Two free-standing pediatric hospitals

  • 700 providers, who manage over 800,000 patient visits annually

  • A network of 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 well-established team of 11 pediatric intensivists who provide services in the Hospital’s, 27 bed, multidisciplinary, PICU. The unit has more than 1500 annual admissions, providing care for all medical, cardiothoracic surgery, and other surgical subspecialty patients. The intensivists also serve as the medical control physician for a large regional transport service.

This position offers opportunities for:

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

  • Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience

  • Research and innovation available through local universities and Austen BioInnovation Institute of Akron

  • A predictable and stable compensation plan as well as bonus compensation

  • A comprehensive benefit package

Requirements include MD or DO degree, board certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio. The director must have five years of demonstrated leadership experience, and a strong interest in teaching, performance improvement and clinical research.

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 will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine! 

Interested candidates may submit their CV to Jane Hensley, via e-mail to learn more, visit our website at or call 330-543-3015.

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