Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Pediatrician - Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Boardman

Mahoning Valley

Job Description

Pediatrician Opportunity, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) Boardman - Generous Residency Stipend and Retention Bonus

Akron Children’s Hospital is expanding our Boardman office to meet the demand of regional growth.  Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics (ACHP) brings pediatric primary care for babies, children and teens to many northeast Ohio communities through our 27 pediatric offices. We are seeking a full time BE/BC Pediatrician to join an established office of 4 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners to provide excellent outpatient care to our patients and families. This is a busy existing practice that moved to a brand new building and office in July of 2017. We welcome new graduates or established providers to step into a practice that they can continue to develop and grow. Our physicians enjoy the use of EPIC as a system-wide integrated electronic health record.

The 25-bed pediatric inpatient unit is covered by Akron Children’s Hospitalist service. Well newborn rounds, after hours call, and Saturday office hours are shared between the Boardman and Austintown practice making call approximately 1:7. Calls only reach the physician after being screened by our excellent after hours 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 will be PCMH certified in 2018. 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 training
  • Starting Bonus paid upon receiving medical staff privileges
  • $60,000 retention bonus ($15,000 after year 1, $20,000 after year 2, $25,000 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 largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over one million patients in 2016. We are nationally ranked by US News and World Report in six pediatric subspecialties, and offer an integrated healthcare delivery system. We are the only freestanding children’s hospital in Northeast Ohio and were recently named by Modern Healthcare as the fastest growing children’s hospital in the country. Centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of the Midwest United States.  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.  

 Community Overview:
The Beeghly campus is located midway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh in the Northeast Ohio-Western Pennsylvania TechBelt. This area is successfully transitioning to a technology and knowledge-based economy by leveraging its industrial and academic strengths.  In just the last two years, 107 businesses have invested $682 million here, creating over 4500 new jobs!

With 1,140 acres of metro parks there is something for every outdoor enthusiast.  Hike, bike or jog the Western Reserve Greenway; travel along the back roads; golf one of 25 golf courses, or fish in one of many waterways.  Boating on the Mosquito River, a 7,850 acre reservoir is a great way to spend a leisurely afternoon.  Antique and specialty shops abound and when hunger hits, there are many venues of dining from Amish family-style restaurants to upscale dining.

There are several local universities offering a variety of degrees in higher education.  Kent State University at East Liverpool and Kent State University at Salem compose Kent State University's Columbiana County campus. The two campuses offer 26 degrees, including 12 bachelor’s degrees and serve more than 3,500 students annually. Youngstown State University offers comprehensive educational and research opportunities with 115 undergraduate and 40 graduate programs. YSU boasts a 145-acre campus serving more than 12,000 students.  From the excitement of city living, to the security of a small community there is something for everyone!

Qualified candidates may submit their CV via e-mail to sroach@akronchildrens.org or call (330) 543-5080.

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