Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Pediatric Neurologist Opportunity - Boardman

Mahoning Valley, OH

Job Description


Akron Children’s Hospital seeks an experienced Pediatric Neurologist to join the Neurology Division, expanding the services of the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center (NDSC) to Boardman, OH.  Join a dedicated team of 8 pediatric neurologists and 4 nurse-practitioners who are committed to providing quality patient care, research and education. Akron Children’s Hospital has been ranked in seven pediatric specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, including neurology and neurosurgery.

The NDSC brings together 6 pediatric specialties – Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neuropsychology and Psychology in one physical and functional unit to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients. This outstanding opportunity is an academic/clinical position with appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University available.  We are fully integrated with Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and have full PhD, PharmD, statistical and nursing support for clinical research. We also have a PhD within the NDSC who assists all members with protocol inception, design, conduct and publication.  

Under the leadership of Dr. Bruce H. Cohen, Director of the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, the NDSC provides an interdisciplinary approach to specialty services for children including but not limited to:

·                     Diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles for infants, children, teens and disabled young adults

·                     Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation Program

·                     Brain Injury Program

·                     Neuromuscular  Disorders Program

·                     Headache program

·                     Stroke program

·                     Neuro-oncology and neurocutaneous program

·                     The Neurology Division works alongside the Developmental Pediatrics Division, who provides cares for
                children with developmental delays, Autism and allied disorders, ADHD and behavioral pediatric


The candidate we seek must be Board Certified in Pediatric Neurology and have the ability to obtain an active Ohio medical license.

Hospital Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 600,000 patients each year. With two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 20 primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 80 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio. The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s the 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 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. Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children’s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.

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 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! 


To learn more or apply contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or via email at jhensley@chmca.org .

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