Primary Care Pediatrician

Job Description

Pediatrician Opportunity, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Portage County

Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics brings pediatric primary care for babies, children and teens to many northeast Ohio communities through our 29 pediatric offices. Our Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Ravenna office is seeking a full-time BE/BC Pediatrician to join our busy practice in Ravenna, Ohio.There are two busy existing practices that will be merging and moving into a brand new space in late 2019 or early 2020.The 29,500 square-foot Portage County Health Center will include approximately 8,000 square feet for rehab services and physical therapy, including a gym, areas for exercise equipment and an indoor track. The center will include primary care, specialty care, rehabilitation, physical therapy, and maternal fetal medicine.

When the two offices merge there will be a total of 5 pediatricians and 2 certified nurse practitioners. Physicians at this location partner with two other ACHP sites (Streetsboro and Kent) in the community to attend high-risk deliveries and provide nursery rounds at Robinson Memorial Hospital. Call will be shared between all physicians and is approximately 1:6.The after-hours phone calls are screened by our excellent nurse triage phone line which handles more than 90% of the calls.

Our offices follow standard hospital-based policies, while retaining the local culture of each practice.Our physicians enjoy the use of EPIC as a system-wide integrated electronic health record. Our primary care offices are all PCMH certified. The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. PCMHs build better relationships between people and their clinical care teams. Research shows that they improve quality, the patient experience and staff satisfaction, while reducing health care costs.

This opportunity offers:

  • Attractive guaranteed base salary
  • Starting Bonus paid upon receiving medical staff privileges
  • Quality and Productivity Bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Occurrence based malpractice
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous vacation and CME time/money
  • Student loan repayment strategies with Innovative Student Loan Solutions
  • Hospital Overview

    Akron Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th largest children’s hospital in the country. To ensure our families have convenient access to care, we have 2 hospital campuses and more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio. The services and subspecialties 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. Whether it's investing in new research, designing our facilities, or simply making our equipment kid-sized, everything we do is for our kids and their families. 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 the communities we serve. With more than 1 million visits in 2018, we’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children since 1890.

    Community Overview

    The County seat of Portage County, Ravenna is very much "Main Street, USA". Founded in 1799 and developed throughout the 1800s, Ravenna is a wonderful blend of 1800s architecture, century homes, and modern housing and industry. The downtown area is full of nostalgia, reminiscent of a time when Main Street was a place where people would congregate and converse. Residents of Ravenna and Portage County enjoy living in a community rich in history and heritage. Opportunities for diverse recreational and cultural opportunities including summer theatre, amusement parks and outdoor concerts and festivals abound. Enjoy close by West Branch State Park, an 8,000 acre facility that includes a 2,650-acre reservoir. Proximity to Akron and Cleveland provides access to major league sporting events, theatre, and much more. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.

    Qualified candidates should apply online at If you have questions, contact Shawna Roach at or call (330) 543-5080. 

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