Children’s hospital seeking Pediatric OD for Vision Center; New office w cutting edge technology
Akron Childrens Hospital
Location: Akron, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1234
Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a PediatricOptometrist to join its expanding Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and The Children’s Vision Center. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by US News and World Report.
This integrated healthcare delivery system includes:
Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
More than 900 providers, who manage more than 1.1 million patient visits annually
A network of more than 50 primary and specialty care locations
Robust research and innovation endeavors
An American College of Surgeons certified pediatric trauma center
The successful candidates will join a dedicated team of 5 Pediatric Ophthalmologists and 3 Optometrists who manage over 18,000 patient visits per year at 8 locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Our team provides comprehensive, compassionate vision care to children whose needs range from general eye exams to treatment of the most complex childhood eye diseases and disorders. In addition, the Vision Center is located in a new office that features state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research.
This position offers opportunities for:
Partnership with an established team of providers affording exceptional work-life balance
Research and innovation available through the Vision Science Center, Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and area universities
An attractive compensation and benefit package
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 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 offers outdoor enthusiasts more than 40,000 acres of parks for year-round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.
Interested candidates may contact Jane Hensley, Physician Recruiter at 330-543-3015 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more, visit our website at www.akronchildrens.org.
Requirements include a doctorate degree in Optometry, residency training in pediatric optometry and the ability to obtain an active optometric license in the state of Ohio.
Ranked a Best Children’s Hospital by US News and World Report, Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, providing more than 1 million patient encounters each year. It is centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals, regional health centers, and 50+ primary care and subspecialty locations. Children aren’t just a segment of our focus, they are our focus. The services 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. We’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children since 1890.
Akron Children’s Hospital is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th largest children’s hospital in the country. We are a major teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience. 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.
The resources available to our physicians, the cutting-edge technology, the collaboration from all departments and the cohesive nature in which we work allow us to live our mission and truly treat every child as we would our own.
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