Ohio-based Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a medical geneticist join its physician team. 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 800 providers, who manage 900,000+ patient visits annually
A network of more than 80 primary and specialty care locations
The Clinical Geneticist will join a well-established team of 3 clinical geneticists, 6 genetic counselors, a nurse and a dietician, who work collaboratively to treat a wide range of both adult and pediatric patients, with inherited or otherwise genetically influenced health issues, in Akron Children's Hospital’s Genetic Center. The Center’s clinical services are supported in part by the Ohio Department of Health, as a Regional Comprehensive Genetics Center.
This position offers opportunities for:
Partnership with an established team of geneticists and counselors affording exceptional work-life balance
Active involvement in medical student and resident education; academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is available and commensurate with experience
Research and innovation available through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute and partnerships with NEOMED and local 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 will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio has become a premier destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!
Requirements include MD, MD/PhD, or DO degree, board certification/eligibility by the American Board of Medical Genetics and the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Ohio. Individuals with training in either Pediatrics or Internal Medicine, with experience in medical genetics are encouraged to apply. Expertise in biochemical and/or molecular genetics is desired.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 55555
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 900,000 patients each year. 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 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.
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.
Akron Children's Hospital sits 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 stimulatin...g blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and it has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine.