Primary Care Pediatrician

Job Description

Pediatrician, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) New Philadelphia – Residency Stipend & Retention Bonus

Akron Children’s Hospital is expanding our New Philadelphia office to meet the demand of regional growth.Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics brings pediatric primary care for babies, children and teens to many northeast Ohio communities through our 29 pediatric offices. Join our established New Philadelphia practice of 4 pediatricians and 5 nurse practitioners as the practice continues to grow. The office will be expanding in 2019 to increase the number of exam rooms and include PT, OT, Speech, and Mental Health services.

This practice partners with Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio (, and provides high-risk call in the community.Call will be approximately 1:6 and attendance at deliveries when on call is expected although happens only infrequently. Physicians are compensated above their regular salary when on call for high risk deliveries. There are two neonatal nurse practitioners that assist in weekend call as well.

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
  • $2,500 monthly stipend during last year of residency
  • Starting Bonus paid upon receiving medical staff privileges
  • 100,000 Retention Bonus ($20,000 after year 1, $30,000 after year 2, $50,000 after year 3)
  • 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

Close to major metropolitan areas, physicians can enjoy quality of life in a safe, comfortable community to raise a family. New Philadelphia is the largest city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. It is located approximately 70 miles south of Cleveland on the Tuscarawas River. With a population of just over 20,000 people, the city boasts a strong infrastructure while maintaining its small town charm. New Philadelphia is adjacent to the city of
Dover, which is almost the same size.The community offers a blend of the traditional and modern, punctuated by an extensive system of parks, lakes, cultural activities and recreational facilities.

The new Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia is a contemporary 1100-seat theater featuring national tours of hit Broadway musical and dramatic stage productions, musical performers, comedians, and children's productions. The PAC is home to the excellent Tuscarawas County Philharmonic Orchestra. We are home to Ohio's official outdoor drama, a community theater group, and artists and lecturers series at KSU Tuscarawas.

Sports are a way of life in our region with many private and public golf courses as well as numerous lakes for fishing, boating and sailing.Not far from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we also offer many sports opportunities for youth as well as adults including basketball, baseball, soccer, football, swimming, tennis and more. Runners, hikers, bikers and families who like to explore have plenty of options including the recreation of the Towpath Trail.

Set in the picturesque, rolling hills of eastern Ohio.By contrast, our interstate highways put us minutes from major airports and the rich cultural benefits of Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Akron.Our local airport regularly accommodates many private jets.

Qualified candidates may submit their CV via e-mail to To learn more, visit our website at or call (330) 543-5080.

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