Surgeon-In-Chief Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH
Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH)
September 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s (Children’s) has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.
The Surgeon-in-Chief (SIC) is a member of the NCH senior executive team and represents the surgical departments and sections at the Office of the Chief Executive Officer team meetings and functions. The SIC will lead surgical participation and integration into institutional efforts related to research, strategy development, population health, facility development, external partnerships, and similar initiatives. The SIC will sustain and grow Children’s reputation as a national leader in surgical clinical care, quality and research by establishing and/or growing programs that attract patients from beyond the region to receive care at NCH.
Nationwide Children’s is a full service, acute care, pediatric teaching hospital with 527 licensed beds on-site and the largest neonatal network in the country (276 beds, 146 of which are at off-site facilities). Nationwide Children’s has Level I trauma designation, is an American Burn Association / American College of Surgeons designated Burn Center, and CARF accredited rehabilitation program. Under the umbrella of a unified program, Nationwide Children’s 12 surgical departments and more than 90 pediatric specialty surgeons share a common mission, philosophy and approach to patient care. The department is one of the largest children’s surgical programs in the world with more than 153,000 clinical visits and approximately 32,000 surgical procedures annually. Children’s recently completed a new operating room expansion resulting in a total of 20 operating rooms. The main Campus also houses an on-site ambulatory surgery facility with 4 operating rooms, 3 GI procedure rooms, 2 general procedure rooms and an offsite ambulatory surgery center with 4 operating rooms.
Successful candidates will be nationally recognized surgeons with an excellent track record of leadership, academic productivity and mentorship of trainees and junior faculty within a leading pediatric organization. Current board certification in a pediatric surgical or surgical subspecialty, eligibility for an Ohio medical license and credentials for appointment at the academic rank of full Professor at The Ohio State University are required.
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