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Job Requisition Number 19169

Akron Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Physician Opportunities – Beachwood, Ohio

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.

Akron Children’s Hospital is seeking part-time and full-time BE/BC Pediatricians to join our Urgent Care at the new Beachwood location. Other Urgent Care locations include Boston Heights, Mansfield, Montrose (Akron), and Warren and occasional shifts may be worked at these sites.

This position would work a combination of eight and twelve-hour shifts. Akron Children’s Urgent Care services includes a point of care testing lab, plain film x-ray capabilities, limited splinting, wound care, and suture procedures. Our Urgent Care sites offer after hours and weekend urgent care coverage treating patients close to home. Our physicians enjoy the use of EPIC as a system-wide integrated electronic health record. This position includes a full complement of support staff and flexible scheduling options.

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 paid upon receiving medical staff privileges

· Comprehensive benefits package

· Occurrence based malpractice

· Relocation assistance 

· Generous vacation and CME time/money

· Student loan repayment strategies with the Fidicius Team

Hospital Overview

Akron Children's has been caring for children since 1890. With two hospital campuses, 6 regional health centers, 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.

Akron Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th 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.

Community Overview:

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 Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland. From major league attractions to a national park, 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.

Runners, hikers, bikers, and families who like to explore have plenty of options including the recreation of the Towpath Trail. The 110-mile towpath trail from Cleveland to below Canton offers places of tranquility, and hidden views of wildlife. Akron’s proximity to interstate highways put us minutes from major airports and the rich cultural benefits of Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.  

    Contact Shawna Roach at sroach@akronchildrens.org for more information or visit www.akronchildrens.org to apply online.

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