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Pediatric Ophthalmologist - Akron, OH, USA

Job Description

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Opportunity in a Nationally Ranked, Freestanding Pediatric Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to building a diverse workforce – one that reflects our patient population and represents the communities we serve. Whether you’re a resident, a physician early in your career, or a seasoned physician with years of experience, Akron Children’s Hospital has something different that’s hard to explain. You feel it in the atmosphere as soon as you enter through the doors. You experience it every day with your colleagues, staff, patients, and their families. Once you’re here, you know you’re home.

The successful candidates will join a dedicated team of 6 Pediatric Ophthalmologists and 4 Optometrists who manage over 23,000 outpatient visits, 1,000 operations, 1,000 NICU and emergency room consults per year at 8 locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Our team provides comprehensive, compassionate vision care to children and adults with strabismus whose needs range from general eye exams to treatment of the most complex childhood eye diseases and disorders. In addition, the Vision Center is in a new office that features state-of-the-art technology and conducts cutting-edge research.

This position is a 501(c)(3) site which qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through the Federal government.

This opportunity offers: 

  • Attractive guaranteed base salary
  • Starting Bonus
  • Quality and Productivity Bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Occurrence based malpractice
  • Relocation assistance 
  • Generous vacation and CME time/money
  • Student loan repayment strategies
  • Fellowship Stipend

Requirements include board eligibility/certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology, fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio.

Interested candidates may contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or Show Email .  To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.

Community Information

It’s something you know as soon as you experience it. Our communities — the Northeast Ohio community — are deeply ingrained into our work, our volunteerism and our daily lives. We are truly a part of the communities we serve, and the communities are a part of us. You’ll be proud to tell people you meet that you work at Akron Children’s as their faces light up and they tell you their own connection to the Hospital. Working at Akron Children’s gives you so many opportunities to live in, work in and love Northeast Ohio.

 

Akron is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley , 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 over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!

About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's has been caring for children since 1890. With two hospital campuses, 6 regional health centers and 50+ primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we’re making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals.

Ranked among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by Newsweek in 2022 and 2023, Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio. With more than a million patient visits a year, we’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children through quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and medical discovery for more than 130 years! Children aren’t just a segment of our focus; they are our focus. The services 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. While we are ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the country, it’s our compassionate approach to treatment that makes us truly exceptional. Through a combination of revolutionary treatments and extraordinary patient experiences, our care does more than heal. It brings the entire family together for emotional support and understanding across multiple locations to reach patients and families in the communities they live.

Akron Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8 th largest children’s hospital in the country. We are a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience. Akron Children’s is dedicated to family-centered care and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute.  

The resources available to our physicians, the cutting-edge technology, the collaboration from all departments and the cohesive nature in which we work allow us to live our mission and truly treat every child as we would our own.  

Contact Email: jhensley@akronchildrens.org
Employer: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron, OH, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
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