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Job Requisition Number 20346

Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to lead its new community mental health center. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals.

This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:

· Two free-standing pediatric hospitals

· More than 800 providers, who manage more than 1.1 million patient visits annually

· A network of more than 50 primary and specialty care locations

The successful candidate will play an integral role in driving the processes and initiatives of the new community-based behavioral health center in Canton, Ohio. In addition, the regional medical director will oversee patient services ensuring superior patient outcomes and high quality, compassionate care. Local grant support provides additional funding for staff and program development, as well as community-based programs addressing children’s behavioral health needs.

The regional medical director will join a well-established team of 16 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, who provide comprehensive mental health services. Inpatient care is provided in a 24-bed inpatient unit in Akron, staffed by inpatient psychiatrists who also serve as consultation liaisons to hospitalized patients. Partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs are offered in Akron and in our regional centers. General outpatient services are provided throughout Northeast Ohio at various locations. In addition, the Psychiatric Intake Response Center, located within the Emergency Departments at both Akron Children’s Hospitals provide access to behavioral health services 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

This position offers opportunities for:

· Leadership and program development

· Partnership with an established team of child and adolescent psychiatrists affording exceptional work-life balance

· Active involvement in medical student, resident, and fellowship education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience

· Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local universities

· An attractive compensation and benefit package that includes a retention bonus.

Requirements include MD or DO degree, certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a minimum of three year of experience 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 jhensley@akronchildrens.org. To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.

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