Akron Children's Hospital has an outstanding opportunity for Chair of the Department of Pediatrics/ Dr. Noah Miller Chair in Pediatric Medicine. This individual serves as a primary advocate and champion for patients and families seeking/receiving services on behalf of Akron Children's overall, and within the greater Department of Pediatrics. S/he is responsible for departmental clinical and administrative oversight and leadership including clinical and educational programs. S/he will be responsible for the continuing growth of the Department and defining the vision for the Department. The Chair will implement and oversee quality-of-care initiatives, departmental educational activities and will implement Hospital strategies, as required. The Akron Children's Chair of Pediatrics also serves as the Chair of the Medical School Department of Pediatrics at Northeast Medical University (NEOMED).
Technical Expertise 1. Diplomatic with superior communication skills 2. Track record of academic success (publications in peer reviewed scholarly journals funded research etc.) 3. Track record of collaborative cross-disciplinary success 4. Experience developing and managing budgets 5. Strong verbal and written communication skills 6. Strong emotional intelligence 7. Effective leader of teams and manager of people 8. Relationship builder and collaborator 9. This accomplished and esteemed physician executive will be recognized in the community and among the medical staff for commitment to excellence in all areas and actively support and advocate for the professional and career development of clinical staff. 10. Build strong relationships with local, regional and national professional organizations, including but not limited to the Ohio Children's Hospital Association, Children's Hospital and AMSPDC
Education and Experience 1. Education: MD/DO required 2. Additional training and/or advanced degree preferred (MPH, MHA, MMM, MBA, PhD, etc.) 3. Certification: Boarded in pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty 4. Licensed to practice in state of Ohio 5. Years of relevant experience: 5-10 years 6. Years of experience supervising: 5 7. Clinical experience in a pediatric inpatient or ambulatory setting is required 8. Maintain an academic appointment at NEOMED
Hospital Overview Ranked as a Best Children's Hospital by US News and World Report, Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, providing more than 1 million patient encounters each year. We are the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th largest children's hospital in the country. Centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals, regional health centers, and 50+ primary care and subspecialty locations. Children aren't just a segment of our focus, they are our focus.
Community Overview 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 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 nearly 35,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment.
For consideration, an application should include a letter describing interest in the position and relevant experience a Curriculum Vitae addressed to Lori Schapel, Manager of Physician Recruitment, Akron Children's Hospital, One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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