Hospital Physician Career Opportunities

Our doctors represent every major pediatric sub-specialty. Signature programs include heart, cancer, gastroenterology and neonatology care, all of which are internationally recognized. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is always looking for excellent board certified and board eligible pediatric physicians to join our Medical Staff. If you are interested in a career at Nationwide Children's Hospital, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruitment
Phone: (614) 722-2657
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org

Current Physician Career Opportunities

Academic Childhood Obesity and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Position

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a pediatrician to join its Childhood Obesity and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program.

The fellowship program is housed administratively in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition, Section for Ambulatory Pediatrics. More than 5,000 visits are provided at the Center’s four locations annually. The Center also provides leadership and support for a network of more than 20 primary care practices and 13 school based clinics as part of the Nationwide Children’s Primary Care Obesity Network (PCON). The Center’s research portfolio includes studies funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) and several foundations. In 2015, CHWN became the first free-standing adolescent bariatric surgery to be accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

Over one year, the Childhood Obesity and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery fellow will receive experience and mentoring in clinical management of childhood obesity and adolescent bariatric surgery, research, education, advocacy and prevention medicine as outlined below:

Teaching skills to become an excellent pediatric educator. This includes opportunities for teaching at the Medical School level, (Med 4) and Pediatric Residency level, as well as opportunities for curriculum development and evaluation.

Participation in scholarly activities, which includes clinical and translational research, quality improvement science and educational scholarship.

Delivery of clinical care as part of a multidisciplinary team in all aspects of childhood obesity and adolescent bariatric surgery within the outpatient subspecialty clinic, hospital and operating rooms (for surgical fellows only). Participation in community based care, prevention and advocacy will be expected.

Fellows will have the opportunity and support to complete the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) certification.

Qualified candidates for this position will be at minimum BC/BE in General Pediatrics, with a strong interest and/or prior experience in clinical research, teaching, advocacy or project management related to childhood obesity.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.

To apply or discuss this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter via email to:

Ihuoma Eneli MD, MS
Medical Director
Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ihuoma.Eneli@NationwideChildrens.org

Website: http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/center-for-healthy-weight-nutrition

 

 

Academic Pediatric Dermatologist Faculty Position

The Division of Dermatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek academic pediatric dermatologists to join our team.

The Division diagnoses and treats skin problems in children through age 21 and provides comprehensive, expert care for common childhood skin diseases as well as rare dermatologic disorders. Currently, the Division consists of four pediatric dermatologists, one fellow and two nurse practitioners.  The Institution is extremely supportive of developing pediatric dermatology due to the enormous demand for this service.

Qualified candidates for this position must be board certified/eligible in dermatology with additional training or work experience in pediatrics and/or pediatric dermatology. 
Responsibilities include providing outpatient and inpatient care to children of all ages, as well as teaching fellows and residents. Opportunities exist for both clinical and basic science research as well as developing specialty clinics corresponding to areas of the applicant’s special interests.  The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. 

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Patricia Witman, MD
Chief, Pediatric Dermatology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Patricia.Witman@NationwideChildrens.org 

 All referrals and inquiries will be kept confidential.
 

 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty Positions

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are currently seeking talented BE/BC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and team of Behavioral Health Services professionals.

There are opportunities in both outpatient and inpatient services, with particular interest in recruiting for the following positions:

  • Emergency/crisis psychiatry
  • Inpatient psychiatry
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Gender Identity/development

Our state-of-the-art Behavioral Health Pavilion will open in early 2020. The pavilion will have a dedicated psychiatric crisis center with an extended observation suite, an expanded Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit, a partial hospital program, outpatient and intensive outpatient services and three inpatient psychiatric units.  The inpatient units will be specialized, with one dedicated to youth with autism spectrum and intellectual and developmental disabilities, one for children and one for adolescents.

Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children's is one of the largest outpatient service lines at the hospital and is the largest pediatric behavioral health network of any children’s hospital in the country, with over 220,000 outpatient visits for over 30,000 unique patients in 2018. Currently, the Nationwide Children's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health has 28 child and adolescent psychiatrists, nearly 80 psychologists and 16 advanced practice nurses. Because no single discipline or professional can adequately address the needs of every child, Nationwide Children’s approach is deliberately multidisciplinary and collaborative. By integrating clinical, educational, research, and advocacy efforts, we strive to improve the lives of children and families in Central Ohio and beyond.  For more information about the hospital, please visit www.nationwidechildrens.org.

The ideal candidate should have excellent clinical, educational and administrative skills. An interest in clinical research is encouraged but not required. At a minimum, candidates should be eligible for a Clinical Assistant Professor appointment. The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. The candidate must be eligible to obtain a license to practice medicine in the state of Ohio.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. The Research Institute encompasses three research facilities totaling 525,000 square feet dedicated to research.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

David Axelson, MD
Chief, Department of Psychiatry
David.Axelson@NationwideChildrens.org

Megan Rhodes, MBA
Psychiatry Practice Plan Coordinator
Megan.Rhodes@NationwideChildrens.org
Ph. 614-722-6882

Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition Faculty Position Junior or Mid-Career Pediatrician

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a junior or early mid-career faculty to join our team.

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers a comprehensive approach to weight management in children. Our initiatives and programs focus on prevention, advocacy, medical and surgical management of childhood obesity in addition to a strong research component. The Center is staffed with physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians, behavioral psychologists, recreation specialists, athletic trainers, social workers, nursing and administrative staff.  In addition to educational activities for medical students and residents, the Center supports a childhood obesity fellowship program.

Qualified candidates for this position will be BC/BE in General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, or Pediatric Endocrinology with a strong interest and/or prior experience in clinical research, teaching, advocacy or project management related to childhood obesity. Responsibilities will include providing care in our bariatric and medical clinics, teaching and participating in research and quality improvement initiatives, depending on experience and interest. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Additionally, there is an opportunity for participation in an incentive plan.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Research programs are organized into 12 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis structured to encourage collaboration, facilitate team science, and foster creativity.

Columbus, the Ohio state capital, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city and the 15th largest metropolitan area in the U.S. Columbus is nationally renowned for its vibrant arts and culinary scenes. Quality of life and cost of living are outstanding.

To apply or discuss this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter via email to:

Ihuoma Eneli MD, MS 
Director 
Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Ihuoma.Eneli@NationwideChildrens.org 
Website: http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/center-for-healthy-weight-nutrition

Inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.



 
Clinical or Metabolic Genetics Faculty Position

The Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, located at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking a clinical or biochemical geneticist to join in clinical and teaching activities of the Division.

The Division serves inpatients and outpatients of all ages in general genetics, cardiovascular genetics, metabolic, and prenatal clinics, with multidisciplinary clinics for bone metabolism, Down syndrome, 22q11 deletion, fetal medicine, and others. There is a busy metabolic practice covering a range of inborn errors of metabolism in over 1000 active patients. The Division also supports a Clinical Genetics residency program, and fellowships in Medical Biochemical, Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics. Nationwide Children’s is 1 of 8 Regional Genetics Centers funded by the Ohio Department of Health, serving over 3.5 million (>750,000 pediatric age) in central and southeast Ohio, with 35,000 births annually.  

The successful candidate will join an expanding team that consists of seven clinical geneticists (three metabolic), 12 genetic counselors, two dieticians, three nurse practitioners, RN care coordinator, and a metabolic nurse. Full genetics laboratory services on site include biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, and molecular diagnostic labs with on-site whole exome sequencing.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

There are a number of active clinical trials or natural history studies conducted through the Division.  The associated Research Institute ranks in the top 10 free standing pediatric research centers for NIH funding. Additionally, a main strategic focus at Nationwide Children’s is the implementation of genomic medicine across the hospital led by the new Institute of Genomic Medicine, which is closely affiliated with the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine.

Qualified applicants must be board eligible or board certified in Clinical Genetics. It is expected that the position will be filled at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Medical Biochemical certification and/or interest in Cardiovascular Genetics are a plus.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity please contact: 

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
(614) 722-2657
Megan.Ullinskey@nationwidechildrens.org

Dr. Kim L. McBride, MD 
Chief, Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine
Kim.McBride@NationwideChildrens.org 
(614) 355-5734  

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


 



Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are seeking a mid-career faculty member for the Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics to serve as the Medical Director for the Child Development Center. The Child Development Center provides state of the art interdisciplinary evaluation services for children with ASD and their families, and is a member of the Autism Learning Health Network (ALHN).

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics currently consists of 7 clinical faculty and 4 nurse practitioners who work closely with Pediatric Psychology and other disciplines to provide interprofessional care for children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders. Areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, Myelomeningoele, and William Syndrome. The Section leads numerous quality improvement projects at the local, state, and national levels designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm.

The Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics has a robust fellowship program that is integrated with The Ohio State University’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program. Our Section is also committed to providing high quality developmental behavioral pediatrics training to Nationwide Childrens’ residents.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. Fellows and faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with numerous centers of excellence including the Center for Biobehavioral Health, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, and the Center for Population Health and Equity Research.

Our faculty work closely with Nationwide Children’s Big Lots Behavioral Health Service Line which provides a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care. In 2020, Nationwide Children’s opened the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, the largest comprehensive facility in America dedicated to children and adolescents with behavioral health conditions. The new facility includes a neurobehavioral unit for children with ASD and other developmental disabilities, inpatient psychiatric beds, a crisis evaluation center with observation beds, a crisis stabilization unit, and outpatient programs.

Qualified candidates for this position will possess board certification in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and possess expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities. Essential skills include excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead interprofessional teams, and experience providing excellence in clinical care.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

To apply or discuss this opportunity, please submit your CV via email to:

Amy Newmeyer, MD
Chief, Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Amy.Newmeyer@NationwideChildrens.org

Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

We are seeking a new Director of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in the the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, academically affiliated with The Ohio State University. We are comprised of 14 BMT physicians and advanced practice nurses within the broader Division of over 50 clinical providers. We provide a full complement of clinical services in hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplantation including cell therapy and an active fellowship training program, as well as 4th year fellowships in BMT, neuro-oncology, hemostasis/thrombosis and sarcoma.

Over the past two years, we have performed a total of 141 transplants, including 55 allogeneic, 16 haplo-identical, and 86 auto transplants, as well as 39 cell therapy infusions. The Division also oversees a nationally recognized and FACT accredited therapeutic apheresis program. Novel therapeutic clinical trials are offered through the Cellular Therapy Program.

Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary academic collaboration between clinical sub-specialties at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Research Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and The James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Qualified candidates will possess an MD or DO and be board certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Also required is a proven record of leadership and managerial responsibilities, and experience in mentorship of junior faculty. We are seekng someone sufficiently advanced in the their career to be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader and have a strong track record of extramural funding and/or industry support for clinical research studies. There will be significant protected time for academic research. Salary and programmatic support will be commensurate with experience and vision.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually.

As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abgail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities.
Inquiries and nominations are encouraged. Please submit your covere letter and CV via email to:

Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Timothy.Cripe@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Director, Center for Perinatal Research

The director of the Center for Perinatal Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is responsible for the long-term strategy and day-to-day scientific operation of the center and will work in close partnership with the division chief of Neonatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She/he will serve as the institute’s liaison to the perinatal research and health care community regionally, nationally and internationally to maximize the number of opportunities created by alignment of sophisticated research strategies with the world-class clinical care at Nationwide Children’s.

Building on a solid, well-established foundation, he/she will amplify the center’s clinical and academic strengths and promote Nationwide Children’s state-of-the-art research and pediatric care enterprise. The director will seek out opportunities to incorporate breakthrough scientific discoveries and academic achievements into translational research and education for the benefit of children and their families worldwide.

Desired Qualities of the Successful Candidate

  • Passion to positively impact the care of pediatric populations by merging basic, developmental, perinatal and neonatal science and translational research with state-of-the-art clinical care
  • Visionary and inspirational leadership to forge the future of pediatric science, clinical care and academic excellence
  • Interpersonal and relational skills built upon empathy and respect for others
  • Unquestioned integrity
  • Hands-on entrepreneurial approach to leading a renowned and esteemed pediatric research program
  • Mentorship capabilities to develop and guide teams and individuals, motivating others by example
  • Consultative and solutions-driven orientation with the ability to communicate complex concepts to decision makers and stakeholders
  • Business acumen to guide the vision and integrity of the center toward innovation in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Strong track record of personal research, including NIH-funded research

Nationwide Children’s Hospital currently is ranked fifth among all free-standing children’s hospitals based on NIH funding. In 2018, Nationwide Children’s received more than $53 million in NIH funding and more than $105 million in overall external research awards.

Interested candidates should send their CV and letter of intent by May 15, 2019 to Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, Search Committee Chair at Lauren.Bakaletz@NationwideChildrens.org

Division of Pulmonary Medicine Faculty Position

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is currently seeking a junior or early/mid-career physician to join the Pediatric Pulmonary Division at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The position is located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital includes one physician and multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, social workers, and clerical support. Support staff are available to perform pulmonary function tests, as well as bronchoscopies with sedation. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students. This position includes inpatient consultation to the pediatricians and pediatric sub specialists, the NICU, and Emergency Department. The position also includes general outpatient pediatric pulmonary services and some outreach clinics in the region.

This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

This position is affiliated with the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital which includes a growing physician faculty of eighteen. The multidisciplinary staff includes nurse practitioners, nurses, clinical pharmacists, medical assistants, respiratory and rehabilitation therapists, psychologists, dieticians, and social workers. Care is provided for respiratory diseases, including sleep medicine and lung and heart lung transplantation.

There are robust programs to provide care for asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep disordered breathing, BPD, neuromuscular diseases, sickle cell associated lung disease, among others. The candidate would be able to participate in the educational conferences and meetings for the division and in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually.

As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@nationwidechildrens.org
614-722-2657

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Hematopathologist - Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek a hematopathologist with a minimum of 4 years-experience. The successful candidate will be appointed as Assistant or Associate Director of the Hematopathology Laboratory, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director to assume increasing responsibility for this leadership role and will have a unique opportunity for involvement in major Children’s Oncology Group (COG) related studies and responsibility for supporting collaborative research projects.

The position will share clinical services with 4 other faculty members in the areas of general and special hematology, flow cytometry, hemostasis, and surgical hematopathology. 
There are approximately 30 pathologists and doctoral scientists working with experienced staff in the DPLM at NCH.  Building upon an already premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to grow the academic mission of the department by providing excellent clinical care, education and/or research. Faculty are fully supported to pursue a concentrated experience at other institutions in developing their subspecialty where applicable.

The position will provide assistance to the Department’s  pathology laboratory, active learning curriculum for residents, graduate students, pathology fellows, and consultative services and Outreach Program. Qualifications include board certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and board certification in Hematopathology; board certification or specific training in Pediatric Pathology is an asset, but not a requirement.

The Department of Pathology performs over 300 bone marrow specimens, over 250 flow cytometry samples, perform over 1700 hemoglobin electrophoreses,  accessions 9,000 surgical specimens including 100 lymph nodes, over 1,200 cytology specimens and over 90 autopsies annually. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year. The menu of IGM continues to expand to support the DPLM as well as outside facilities across North America.

An active, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral part of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other respected institutions. 

The NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab/Program was recently initiated.  This included an inauguration of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH.  

The Department is also in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project.  An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been constructed.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at NCH and the NCH Department of Pathology is home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks and is the site of the COG, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and the Gynecologic Oncology Group biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute. 

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks. 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please contact: Shamlal Mangray, MB, BS, Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Submit your CV via email: Shamlal.Mangray@nationwidechildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals are confidential. 

Medical Director: BPD Inpatient Unit

The Division of Neonatology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Medical Director for the Comprehensive Center for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (CCBPD) in-patient unit.

Nationwide Children’s is one of the largest networks of neonatal centers in the country caring for more than 3,000 patients each year. As a regional referral center, our Level IV Newborn Intensive Care Units and our Newborn Special Care Units specialize in the management of babies with complex birth defects, extreme prematurity and complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery.

The CCBPD in-patient unit is a 24-bed intensive care unit housed at the main campus of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The mission of the CCBPD in-patient unit is to be the world’s leader in the care of children with the most severe forms of BPD. The unit has a multidisciplinary team of professionals that include physicians, APPs, nursing, RT, nutrition, pharmacy, social work and discharge planning staff, as well as OT/PT, speech therapy, play therapy and massage therapy. There are approximately 100 in-patient BPD admissions a year with an ADC of ~23 and patients up to 2 years of age are cared for on the unit.

The CCBPD in-patient unit serves patients both nationally and internationally. The in-patient unit cares solely for patients with BPD, and the vast majority are diagnosed with severe BPD. The unit provides all levels of respiratory support. The unit emphasizes multi-disciplinary guidelines for care that focus on family-centered care. The CCBPD also has an outpatient program and there is opportunity for the applicant to be involved in outpatient care of moderate/severe BPD if so desired.

This position provides leadership to the unit and the successful applicant will also provide inpatient intensive care for infants with BPD and be responsible for clinical service, teaching, research and scholarly activities. Engage in discovery and dissemination of new knowledge through participation in clinical investigations, translational research, national research networks and collaboratives, individual research or scholarly activity, education research, and/or collaborative laboratory research. The CCBPD is also part of the BPD Collaborative.

The successful applicant would be either a neonatologist, critical care physician, or a pulmonologist with experience managing infants with severe BPD, including those requiring invasive mechanical ventilation. The position includes an academic appointment at The Ohio State University and the rank is open. Applicants will need to be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity please contact:
Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruiter
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2657

You should also feel free to contact: 
Dr. Leif Nelin 
Professor and Chief, Division of Neonatology
Leif.Nelin@NationwideChildrens.org 
(614) 355-6719

Medical Director, Outpatient Services

The Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a talented Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to be the Medical Director of Outpatient Services at Nationwide Children's.

Position Charter

The Medical Director of Outpatient Services will serve to support the ongoing rapid growth of the Behavioral Health service line at the Hospital while working closely with the Chief of Psychiatry / Medical Director, Behavioral Health for oversight of the clinical, quality, safety, education, and research activities for Pediatric/Adolescent Outpatient services at Nationwide Children's. The overall objective of the Medical Director of Outpatient Services is to maintain and develop integrated programs across ambulatory patient populations and sites, in order to optimize the quality of care for patients served, and advance the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, clinical counseling, marriage and family therapy, and related disciplines through teaching and research.

Location

The position will be based at the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio.

The Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion is a state-of-the-art 9-story facility dedicated to psychiatric and behavioral health services, research and teaching.  The pavilion will open in March 2020 and will be the largest facility of its kind on a pediatric medical campus.

Reporting Relationships

This position reports to the Chief of Psychiatry / Medical Director of Behavioral Health and the Chief Medical Officer

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The list of duties and responsibilities below describe the general nature and level of work performed by the Medical Director of Outpatient Services. The list below is not intended to be exhaustive.

Clinical Care

  • Continuously strive for and achieve excellence in the delivery of efficient, accessible, comprehensive, evidence-based patient care in outpatient service and home based settings.
  • Communicate effectively with and partner with administrative, unit-specific and clinical staff to structure multidisciplinary clinical teams offering a full range of services.
  • Develop and implement best-in-class integrated programs.
  • Establish and espouse specific quality, safety and satisfaction metrics and goals in alignment with organizational strategic objectives.

Operations and Budgeting

The Outpatient Medical Director will assist in overseeing ongoing operations and financial performance of all assigned clinical programs.

Training

Assist in maintaining a nationally competitive fellowship and other clinical training programs.

Participate in medical student, nursing and allied medical professional training programs based at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Clinical and Translational Research

Facilitate implementation of research studies established by Nationwide Children's or OSU, and collaborate for research across both institutions.

Faculty Recruitment and Mentoring

Recruit, nurture and mentor an outstanding Psychiatry faculty, and support the recruitment of Psychology faculty and other disciplines.

Values

Support and model as a visible leader Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics organizational values:

  • We do the right thing
  • We create a safe day every day
  • We promote health and well-being
  • We are agile and innovative
  • We get results

Clinical Program Responsibilities

Outpatient Psychiatry services are provided in three psychiatry outpatient clinics and as part of several multidisciplinary outpatient programs.  Over 30,000 outpatient visits were performed by Nationwide Children's psychiatrists and psychiatric advanced practice providers in 2018. The outpatient clinics have ample nursing staffing, medical assistant support, and care management clinicians.

There are general outpatient psychiatry clinics at the Livingston Ambulatory Center, at 185 W. Schrock Rd. in Westerville, and there will be a new clinic at the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion. The general outpatient psychiatry clinics provide care to patients who are being served by five Nationwide Children's Community Behavioral Health teams of therapists (Dublin, Westerville, the Livingston Ambulatory Center, Reynoldsburg-East, and Newark), as well as youth who are seen by Nationwide Children's Community-Based therapists and youth who are not receiving therapy services through Nationwide Children's. Outpatient psychiatry providers also see patients who are in Nationwide Children's School-Based clinics, two Nationwide Children's primary care clinics and via telemedicine links to two external primary care clinics. A key role of the Outpatient Medical Director will be to work closely with the Director of Outpatient Services in order to better integrate outpatient psychiatry with the Nationwide Children's Community Behavioral Health therapy teams.

There are Psychiatry services embedded in the following multidisciplinary behavioral health programs:

  • Family-Support Program
  • Home-Based Services
  • Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Mood and Anxiety Program

Outpatient services that do not fall under this position, but rather are under the direction of the Medical Director of Medical Psychiatry and Consult-Liaison Services include the following programs. These services are integrated with medical subspecialty programs:

  • Psychiatry – Main Campus Outpatient services (located in the Outpatient Care Center Suite 3C) serves:
    • Patients referred from the Psychiatry Consult-Liaison service
    • Patients who have chronic medical problems who are also seen at Nationwide Children's medical subspecialty programs
    • Patients who are in the interdisciplinary THRIVE clinic (Gender Dysphoria, Transgendered, Disorders of Sexual Differentiation)
    • Patients in the Eating Disorders Program.

Key Clinical Program Director Interactions

  • Director, Outpatient Services
  • Director, Specialty and Intensive Outpatient Services
  • Director, School Based, Early Child Mental Health and Prevention Services
  • Director, Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology and Child Development Center
  • Medical Director, Medical Psychiatry and Consult-Liaison Services
  • Medical Director, Child Development Center
  • Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chief, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

The Candidate

Education

A Medical Degree (M.D. or D.O.).

Professional Qualifications

The successful candidate will have six (6) + years of practicing medicine and two (2) + years as an administrator of Behavioral Health in a matrixed hospital environment or private practice setting. The ideal candidate will be Board-certified in his/her medical specialty. Prior experience as an Associate Medical Director (or equivalent) is preferred.

Personal Qualifications

 An upwardly mobile physician leader who brings proven experiences from a similar environment and possesses the following attributes will thrive in the role.

Communicator:

  • Consistent/Concise/Professional communicator
  • Attentive listener, providing appropriate feedback
  • Facilitates collaborative teaming
  • Approachable/open
  • Executive presence

Relationship Builder

  • Engenders trust
  • Politically savvy
  • Moves equally well among all constituents internally and externally
  • Rapport and trust builder; a partner
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Perceptive in reading nuances in issues and people alike
  • “Street smart” with analytical ability to quickly grasp key issues

Team Builder and Team Player

  • Proactive in seeking team input
  • Consensus builder
  • Works well in cross functional teams

Management

  • Sets goals/Creates culture of accountability
  • Business savvy
  • System awareness/ Understands complex hospitals systems
  • Strategic thinker
  • Delegates well /Provides clear direction and timelines for follow through
  • Inclusive/seeks others input but decisive when necessary
  • A change agent/works well with and through others
  • Visible/Gets out to satellite facilities
  • Models hard work ethic
  • Prioritizes well for self and others
  • Empowers and mentors others

Personal Style

  • Patient/Quality/Safety Centric
  • Dynamic/Entrepreneurial/Thrives on change and challenge equally
  • Inquisitive/proactively seeks out new and creative solutions
  • Honorable/Credible
  • Tough skinned/courageous/values other points of view
  • Exhibits a willingness to confront problems
  • Fair but firm
  • Highly ethical/Values Driven

Contact

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

David Axelson, M.D.
Chief, Department of Psychiatry
David.Axelson@NationwideChildrens.org

Megan Rhodes, M.B.A.
Psychiatry Practice Plan Coordinator
Megan.Rhodes@NationwideChildrens.org
Ph. (614) 722-6882

 
Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH), the primary pediatric teaching facility for The Ohio State University, is recruiting a visionary, nationally recognized physician leader for the position of Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care. The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to oversee the clinical operations, educational programs, quality improvement initiatives, and academics within the cardiothoracic intensive care unit (CTICU).

Candidates should be board-certified in pediatric cardiology or critical care medicine, with advanced training in cardiac critical care or with dual fellowship training in both specialties and at least five years of clinical experience in pediatric cardiac intensive care, as well as demonstrated leadership skills. A distinguished academic record is preferred as is a reputation as a collaborative leader and a strong mentor. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and an opportunity exists for an Endowed Chair for appropriate candidates.

The successful applicant will join our group of eleven multi-background academic cardiac intensivists and ten dedicated nurse practitioners devoted to the CTICU and providing 24/7 in-house coverage. Our free-standing CTICU is a 20-bed unit with >600 admissions per year (medical and surgical) and an average daily census of 13 patients. Comprehensive services include a single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, and a robust heart failure/transplant/ mechanical circulatory support program. Current annual clinical metrics include: >450 cardiothoracic surgeries, >700 cardiac catheterizations and EP procedures, and over 18,000 cardiology outpatient visits. The program includes advanced training opportunities in Cardiovascular Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Failure/Transplant, Acute Care Cardiology, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, in addition to the core pediatric and combined pediatric-adult cardiology fellowship programs. 

The Heart Center embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, value-based care, public health awareness, excellence in education and engagement in translational/ outcomes research. Our program is closely partnered with the Center for Cardiovascular Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, which provides infrastructure to support the clinical research enterprise.  Research opportunities include engaging in basic science research, clinical research, translational research, population-based studies, research-based education and quality improvement initiatives.

The Heart Center is also part of the Congenital Heart Collaborative between the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (Cleveland, OH) and Nationwide Children’s 
Hospital heart programs, which provides additional opportunity for collaborative research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

Columbus, the Ohio state capital, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 2,000,000.  Quality of life and cost of living is outstanding.

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae by mail or email to:

Catherine Krawczeski, MD
Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology and Co-Director of The Heart Center
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, T3123,
700 Children’s Drive,
Columbus, OH 43205
Catherine.Krawczeski@NationwideChildrens.org

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Medical Director, Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSUCOM) in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a pediatric pulmonologist to join our faculty to serve as the director of our Pediatric Sleep Disorder Center.  This candidate should be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  We seek a clinician or clinician scientist who is board certified in both Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine currently has 18 full-time faculty members. The sleep group includes 5 pediatric pulmonologists, 1 pediatric psychiatrist, 1 pediatric psychologist, and 1 pediatric neurologist, all boarded in Sleep Medicine. The sleep center supports a dedicated sleep outpatient clinic, inpatient consult service, and sleep laboratory.  The multidisciplinary staff include respiratory therapists, sleep technicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Opportunity exists for the candidate to see patients in the general pulmonary clinic as well as serving as the attending on the inpatient and consultation services.

The director we seek would be a clinician or clinician scientist who provides clinical expertise, but also helps to lead the group in research and career development.  Our sleep clinics see roughly 1,200 outpatient visits annually and has a 7 bed AASM accredited sleep center, which completes roughly 2,200 polysomnographic studies annually.

The successful candidate will oversee all clinical, research and academic activities within the sleep disorders center at NCH. The director also has responsibility for training sleep medicine fellows in collaboration with Sleep Medicine at OSUCOM.  Close collaboration exists between sleep faculty and Otolaryngology, Neonatology, Hematology, Endocrinology, Behavioral Health, and Neuromuscular medicine.   Community outreach is also an important element in the growth of the center.  

U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) ranks the pulmonary program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital among the top 10 programs nationally. Our pulmonologists have broad clinical and research interests including asthma, cystic fibrosis, neuromuscular disease, and sickle cell disease.  Our division supports many multidisciplinary programs including an internationally renowned neuromuscular program, a nationally prominent bronchopulmonary dysplasia program and an NIH-funded program in aerodigestive disorders.  The division is well supported with access to a procedure center for bronchoscopies, pulmonary function for children and infants, and a certified Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program.  The division is a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Network, and is a funded Therapeutic Development Program, Cure CF Columbus (C3RDP).

Academically the Pulmonary Division has a strong ACGME-accredited pediatric pulmonary fellowship with 6 fellows.  Our division works closely with the sleep and neurophysiology fellowships at OSUCOM to provide their fellows with pediatric sleep training, as well as supporting joint conferences and research activities.  Annually, NCH trains 160 categorical pediatrics and internal medicine/pediatrics residents and is the site for all pediatric medical education within the OSUCOM.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care for more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded pediatric research program, supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The AWRI houses a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility for producing gene-and cell-based therapies; one of the largest biorepositories in North America; and a nationally prominent Institute for Genomic Medicine. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org/Research.

Columbus is the state capital and largest city in Ohio. As the 14th largest city in the US, it is one of the fastest growing major metropolitan areas with a population of > 2 million residents. The overall cost of living in Columbus is 10% more affordable than the U.S. average, and as an up-and-coming tech city, the area’s research and technology institutions are attracting the brightest minds from around the world.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact: 

Karen S. McCoy, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics, Ohio State University 
Director, CF Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology 
PI-Therapeutics Development Network 
Co-PI-Research and Development Program  
The Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair of Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Medicine 
Karen.McCoy@Nationwidechildrens.org   

Medical Toxicologist - Faculty Position

The Division of Toxicology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University seek a physician to join our team. Academic rank is open and commensurate with experience. The Division of Toxicology is led by Marcel Casavant, MD.

The ideal candidate for this position will be BC/BE in Medical Toxicology. Excellence in clinical service and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows is an expectation.  

The Division of Toxicology works closely with the Central Ohio Poison Center (COPC) to provide state-of-the art poison prevention, assessment and treatment advice for 64 of Ohio’s 88 counties. The COPC is located on the campus of Nationwide Children's Hospital and has 24-hour medical back-up by the Division. 

In addition to the COPC, the Division of Toxicology has an active consult service at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital also has an active research program; our team has recent publications on the epidemiology of new poisoning hazards. Institutional research resources are excellent. 

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. 

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. 

The Columbus area is a great place to live and to raise a family: Life in Columbus.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity contact: 

Megan Ullinskey, Physician Talent Acquisition
(614) 722-2657
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org 

Dr. Marcel Casavant
Marcel.Casavant@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Neonatology Neonatal & Infant Feeding Disorders Program Faculty Position

The Division of Neonatology, Neonatal & Infant Feeding Disorders program at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University is seeking a board certified/board eligible neonatologist for clinical consultation and conducting clinical and research studies in accordance with approved protocols under the direction of Dr. Sudarshan Jadcherla (Director of the NIFD Program). Additionally, the role offers time and resources for academic endeavors including teaching, quality improvement, and aerodigestive/pulmonary research.

The ideal candidate for this position will be board certified in Pediatrics and be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio. A strong interest/desire to learn innovative procedures in the investigation of infant feeding disorders and consultation is preferred.

The Neonatal and Infant Feeding Disorders Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the quality of life for infants through the development of personalized, feeding management strategies based on clinical and translational research. Our advanced care optimizes the outcomes for infants with feeding disorders, allowing them to go home sooner, while lowering readmission rates.

Neonatal & Infant Feeding Disorders Program

Our program cares for babies between newborn and 6 months of age that are presently inpatient or have recently been released from other NICUs and demonstrate the following conditions:

  • Born prematurely
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Acid reflux (GERD)
  • Suspected gastrointestinal motility problems
  • Swallowing problems
  • Perinatal neurological illness
  • Gastrostomy and post-gastrostomy evaluation
  • Eating and swallowing difficulties in high risk infants

Faculty in our division benefit from a collegial environment, strong salary, flexible schedule, outstanding benefits, an academic appointment and the opportunity to be part of a great team in one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruiter
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
614-722-2657

You should also feel free to contact:

Dr. Sudarshan Jadcherla
Director, Neonatal & Infant Feeding Disorders Program
Director, Neonatal Aerodigestive & Pulmonary Program
Sudarshan.Jadcherla@NationwideChildrens.org
614-355-6643

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pathology / Clinical Informatics Position

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek an academic pathologist at the level of assistant, associate or full professor to join one of the largest pediatric pathology and laboratory medicine departments in the United States.  The pathologist will assume a leadership role in Pathology Informatics.  The ideal candidate will work with other faculty to develop the digital pathology program at NCH, through strategic planning for institutional imaging and integrated diagnostics with the ultimate aim of digital pathology sign-out.

The successful candidate will join an experienced professional staff of approximately 30 pathologists and doctoral scientists.  Building upon an already premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to grow the academic mission of the department by providing excellent clinical care, education and/or research. The successful applicant should be accomplished or willing to develop expertise in one or more areas of anatomic pathology to include cardiac pathology, pulmonary pathology, perinatal pathology, neuropathology, cytopathology and/or transplant pathology. Faculty are fully supported to pursue a concentrated experience at other institutions in developing their subspecialty where applicable. 

The position will provide assistance to the Department’s anatomic pathology laboratory, active learning curriculum for residents, graduate students, pathology fellows. Qualifications include board certification in anatomic & clinical pathology (AP/CP) or anatomic pathology (AP), and certification or eligibility in pathology informatics. Additional training or board eligibility in another pathology subspecialty will be an asset.

The Department of Pathology accessions over 9,000 surgical specimens, over 1,200 cytology specimens and performs over 90 autopsies per year. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year. The menu of IGM continues to expand to support AP.
An active, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral part of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other respected institutions. 

The NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab was recently constructed.  This included an inauguration of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH.  The lab is also in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project.  An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been constructed.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at NCH and the NCH Department of Pathology is home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks and is the site of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and the Gynecologic Oncology Group biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute. 

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks. 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please contact: Shamlal Mangray, MB, BS, Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Submit your CV via email:  Shamlal.Mangray@nationwidechildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals are confidential. 

Pediatric Anesthesiologist - Vice Chair of Quality

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has a senior leadership position available for an experienced, fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist with at least 8-10 years of clinical and academic experience to serve as the Vice-Chairman of the Department with a focus on Quality Improvement. Nationwide Children's Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, full service pediatric teaching hospital, with 456 licensed beds. The candidate should have academic qualifications for appointment at the Associate or Professor level with expertise in Quality Improvement and Safety including experience with organizations such as Wake-Up Safe. A proven track record in education and conducting clinical trials related to QI including study design, data analysis, and publication are necessary. Board certification in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology is required. Demonstration of added education or training in QI is expected.

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine provided anesthetic care for approximately 40,000 patients last year. Despite the current COVID crisis, the Department is financially sound with full hospital support. Forty-one clinical sites are covered on a daily basis. The academic mission continues to grow with numerous ongoing clinical trials in various arenas that are supported by 2 full-time research nurses, 2 PhDs, and 3 research associates. The hospital serves as the clinical training site for residents from the Ohio State University as well as ACGME and international fellows in pediatric anesthesiology. The Department also supports a 12-month fellowship in QI.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-
profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s faculty train the next generation of pediatricians, scientists and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The AWRI houses a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility for producing gene-and cell-based therapies; one of the largest biorepositories in North America; and comprehensive genome sequencing and analysis capabilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org/Research

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, contact:

Joseph Tobias, M.D.
Chief, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Joseph.tobias@nationwidechildrens.org
614.722.4200

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH), the primary pediatric teaching facility for The Ohio State University, seeks a Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist, at any academic level, to join its growing and dynamic program.

Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology or critical care medicine, with advanced training in cardiac critical care or dual fellowship training in both specialties. Preference will be given to those interested in an academic career with research and leadership opportunities for the candidate’s professional growth.

The successful applicant will join our group of eleven multi-background academic cardiac intensivists and ten dedicated nurse practitioners devoted to the cardiothoracic intensive care unit (CTICU) and providing 24/7 in-house coverage. Our free-standing CTICU is a 20-bed unit with >600 admissions per year (medical and surgical) and an average daily census of 12 patients. Comprehensive services include Stage 1 Hybrid and Norwood palliation, a comprehensive single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, and a robust heart failure/transplant/ mechanical circulatory support program. Current annual clinical metrics for include: >450 cardiothoracic surgeries, >700 cardiac catheterizations and EP procedures, and over 18,000 cardiology outpatient visits. Academic productivity is an expectation as is mentoring junior faculty and fellows. The program includes advanced training opportunities in Advanced Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Failure/Transplant, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, in addition to the core pediatric and combined pediatric-adult cardiology fellowship programs.

The Heart Center embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, value-based care, public health awareness, excellence in education and engagement in translational/outcomes research.  Our program is closely partnered with the Center for Cardiovascular Research at the NCH-Research Institute which provides infrastructure to support the clinical research enterprise.  Research opportunities include engaging in basic science research, clinical research, translational research, population-based studies, research-based education and quality improvement initiatives.

The Heart Center is also part of the Congenital Heart Collaborative between the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (Cleveland, OH) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital heart programs which provides additional opportunity for collaborative research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae by mail or email to:

Janet Simsic, MD, Director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, T2279, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205 or Janet.Simsic@NationwideChildrens.org

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Pediatric Cardiologist - Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) seeks a Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging specialist, at any professorial level, to join its growing and dynamic program.

Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology, with advanced training and expertise in performing and interpreting echocardiography and/or advanced cardiac imaging.  Those with an established clinical and academic record are preferred.  Clinical and research leadership opportunities are available, commensurate with the experience of the applicant.

The successful applicant will join our IAC-accredited NCH Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging team which currently includes 11 attending physicians and 15 sonographers, and performs more than 16,000 echocardiographic studies annually, including more than 1300 fetal, transesophageal, intracardiac, intravascular, and 3-D echocardiograms.  Our growing Heart Center cardiac MRI/CT program includes 8 attending physicians from Cardiology and Radiology, and performs over 800 annual studies.  Academic productivity is an expectation as is mentoring junior faculty and fellows.  The program includes a 4th year Advanced Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging fellowship to complement the core pediatric and combined pediatric-adult cardiology fellowship programs.

The Heart Center embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, value-based care, public health awareness, excellence in education and engagement in translational/outcomes research.  Our program is closely partnered with the Center for Cardiovascular Research at the NCH-Research Institute which provides infrastructure to support the clinical research enterprise.  Research opportunities include engaging in basic science research, clinical research, translational research, population based studies, and research-based education or quality improvement initiatives. 

The Heart Center is also part of the Congenital Heart Collaborative between the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (Cleveland, OH) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital heart programs which provides additional opportunity for collaborative research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae by mail or email to:

Robert Gajarski, MD
Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology 
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Robert.Gajarski@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Pediatric Cardiology - Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) seeks a Pulmonary Hypertension specialist, at any professorial level, to join its growing and dynamic program. 

Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology, pediatric critical care medicine, pediatric pulmonology or neonatalogy, with advanced training and/or expertise in management of pediatric pulmonary hypertension.  Those with established clinical and academic records are preferred.  Clinical and research leadership opportunities are available, including directorship of the pulmonary hypertension program, commensurate with the experience of the applicant. 

The successful applicant will join our Heart Center team which currently includes 45 attending physicians and 33 advanced practice providers. The Heart Center performs over 450 cardiac surgical procedures yearly, 700 cardiac catheterizations and 18,000 outpatient visits and is a national leader in adult congenital cardiology. Comprehensive services  include a single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, and mechanical cardiac and pulmonary support. The Neonatology program at NCH is similarly robust, with over 300 beds and a dedicated bronchopulmonary dysplasia unit. 

The applicant will be expected to mentor  junior faculty and fellows.  The program includes advanced (4th year) fellowships in Advanced Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, and Heart Failure/ Transplant to complement the core pediatric cardiology and combined pediatric-adult cardiology fellowship programs. 

Academic productivity is an expectation. Our program is closely partnered with the Center for Cardiovascular Research which provides infrastructure to support the clinical research enterprise, with opportunities to collaborate with additional research centers within the Abigail Wexner Research Insitute at NCH. Research opportunities include engaging in basic science research, clinical research, translational research, population based studies, and research-based education or quality improvement initiatives. 

The Heart Center embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, value-based care, public health awareness, excellence in education and engagement in translational/ outcomes research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae by mail or email to:

Robert Gajarski, MD
Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology 
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Robert.Gajarski@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Endocrinology Faculty

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Endocrinologist with expertise in Diabetes Mellitus to join the team.

The Division has comprehensive programs covering the full range of endocrine disorders (including sub-specialty clinics for: Prader-Willi syndrome, gender, metabolic bone disease, and others), a busy diabetes program – both type 1 and 2, and a robust quality improvement program.

This is a leadership position, an endowed chair for diabetes mellitus research and clinical care. We seek a candidate at Associate Professor or Professor academic rank. We seek a highly motivated, innovative thought leader with expertise in diabetes mellitus to develop the diabetes program to that of national prominence. Applicants must have completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology and be board certified or board eligible in pediatric endocrinology. Applicants should have strong clinical skills and a commitment to teaching and research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Columbus is the state capital of Ohio and is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 2,000,000. Quality of life and cost of living is outstanding.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The institute houses a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility for producing gene- and cell-based therapies; one of the largest biorepositories in North America; and comprehensive genome sequencing and analysis capabilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org/Research.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruitment
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2657

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

The Division of Gastroenterology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with advanced endoscopy training to serve as the Director of the Endoscopy Unit. Applicants must be Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and have additional training in advanced endoscopic techniques including ERCP. Nationwide Children's Hospital is developing a clinical and research program specializing in the care of children with Pancreatico-Biliary Diseases and pediatric ERCP is an essential component of this plan. This recruitment will align with the strength of the adult GI Division at OSU which, under the leadership of Dr. Darwin Conwell, is one of the national leaders in clinical care and research related to pancreatico-biliary disorders.

The GI Division at NCH currently has 27 faculty, 10 fellow trainees, 8 APNs as well as dedicated dietitians, nurses, behavioral health specialists and social workers and provides comprehensive programs covering all aspects of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.

We seek a highly motivated, innovative thought leader who will work collaboratively with members of our luminal, hepatology, pancreas, and transplant teams as well as the general surgical service and the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction, to further develop an endoscopy service of national prominence. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the day to day functioning of the endoscopy unit and ensuring that Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides the most comprehensive and up to date endoscopic service available. The applicant should have strong clinical skills and a commitment to teaching and research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Columbus, the Ohio state capital, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 2,000,000. Quality of life and cost of living is outstanding.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The institute houses a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility for producing gene- and cell-based therapies; one of the largest biorepositories in North America; and comprehensive genome sequencing and analysis capabilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org/Research.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, contact:

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH
Tel: (614) 722-3450
Email: Carlo.Dilorenzo@NationwideChildrens.org  


Pediatric Hospitalist, Fairfield Medical Center (Lancaster, Ohio)

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our experienced and energetic team of regional providers as an inpatient pediatric specialist at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster, Ohio. Hospitalists working at Fairfield Medical Center are employees of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Fairfield Medical Center is an independent, not-for-profit healthcare system that employs more than 2,000 individual caregivers and provides full-service, general acute healthcare to residents in Fairfield, Pickaway, Perry, Hocking and Athens counties. A Columbus Monthly Top Workplace for three years in a row, Fairfield Medical Center’s mission is to make a difference by delivering an extraordinary patient experience and personalized care from the heart. The hospital currently has four pediatric inpatient beds and 13 maternity suites. FMC is proud to be 4-Star First Steps for Healthy Babies facility through the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health.

Responsibilities of the Pediatric Hospitalist include providing general pediatric consultations as well as inpatient pediatric/well baby care, Emergency Department consultations for admission or transfer and attending high-risk deliveries and c-sections. Shifts are 12 hours with in-house day requirements and evening call.

Qualified candidates must be board certified/ board eligible in Pediatrics, patient-centered and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in pediatric care. The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Nationwide Children’s is creating the future of pediatric health care. We are more than a hospital. We are 68 facilities extending across Ohio and beyond.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Nadeem Khan, MD
Medical Director Regional Hospitalist Program
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Nadeem.Khan@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-3435

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Surgeon Faculty Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a faculty member to join the Section of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the most highly-regarded and rapidly growing pediatric academic medical centers in the country.

The Section of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology offers comprehensive ambulatory, hospital-based, and surgical gynecologic services. The Section also works collaboratively with several multidisciplinary programs including the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction, bariatric surgery, THRIVE (gender), and fertility preservation.

Qualified individuals must be board eligible or certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship trained in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional clinical skills, superb interpersonal skills and posses a strong commitment to academic interests and education.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

Columbus, Ohio is the second-largest city in the Midwest and 14th largest city in the United States. As Ohio’s state capital, Columbus is a thriving metropolitan area that combines big-city attractions and amenities with an affordable cost of living and family-friendly, diverse neighborhoods; endless recreational and entertainment opportunities; exceptional schools; a robust restaurant scene; and a full array of college and major league sports.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Geri Hewitt, MD
Chief, Section of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor, Departments of OB/GYN and Pediatrics
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Geri.Hewitt@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2250

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Movement Disorders Specialist

The Division of Pediatric Neurology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Movement Disorder Specialist to join our team.

U.S. News and World Reports ranks Neurology and Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital among the top ten programs nationally. In 2017, there were over 17,000 neurology outpatient visits across the Nationwide Children’s Hospital medical system.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology consists of 28 outstanding pediatric neurologists and offers fellowships in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Genetic Therapeutics, and Headache. The neurology faculty provides dedicated neurocritical care coverage and inpatient/consultations. With collaboration with Neurosurgery, a deep brain stimulation program (DBS) has been established. Over the past 5 years, the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has averaged over 14 million dollars annually in extramural research funding.

Qualified candidates for this position must have completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders and be board certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, possess strong clinical skills and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational, and health services research at Nationwide Children’s. The Research Institute encompasses three research facilities totaling 525,000 square feet dedicated to research.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Anup Patel, M.D.
Section Chief of Neurology
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Professor Neurology and Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Anup.Patel@NationwideChildrens.org

Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital seeks a full-time physician to join our expanding Palliative Care and Hospice Program for a combined position within our Home Based Palliative Care and Hospice Program and clinical faculty on our inpatient consultative multi-disciplinary team.

Our Palliative Care Team provides holistic, multidisciplinary consultative care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting or terminal diseases and their families. We provide inpatient consultative care; home based care through our licensed hospice and palliative care program; prenatal consultation; and outpatient clinical setting.

Board certified anesthesiologists, pediatricians, and Med/Peds trained physicians with board eligibility or board certification in Palliative Care and Pain Medicine (M.D., D.O., or equivalent) are encouraged to apply.  

This position involves medical management oversight for the home based patients, clinical coverage for inpatient consultative pediatric palliative care service, a growing outpatient program, and on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis with the other providers.

Experienced candidates who are exceptionally skilled in managing children with life limiting illnesses, home based hospice, and/or in-patient palliative care are highly desirable. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills, flexibility and a desire to learn and work with a collaborative interdisciplinary team. Participation in clinical research, quality improvement, and teaching opportunities is highly encouraged.

The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. 

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you, or any of your colleagues, are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity please contact: 

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruiter
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
(614) 722-2657
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org

 

 

Pediatric Pathologist, Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine seek an academic pathologist at the level of assistant, associate or full professor to join one of the largest pediatric pathology and laboratory medicine departments in the United States.

The successful candidate will join an experienced professional staff of approximately 30 pathologists and doctoral scientists.  Building upon an already premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to grow the academic mission of the department by providing excellent clinical care, education and/or research. The successful applicant should be accomplished or willing to develop expertise in one or more areas of anatomic pathology to include cardiac pathology, pulmonary pathology, perinatal pathology, cytopathology and/or transplant pathology. Faculty are fully supported to pursue a concentrated experience at other institutions in developing their subspecialty where applicable. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other institutions.

The position will provide assistance to the Department’s anatomic pathology laboratory, active learning curriculum for residents, graduate students, pathology fellows, and consultative services and Outreach Program. Qualifications include board certification or eligibility in pediatric pathology.

The Department of Pathology accessions over 9,000 surgical specimens, over 1,200 cytology specimens and performs over 90 autopsies per year. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year. The menu of IGM continues to expand to support AP.

An active, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral part of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other respects institutions. 

The NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab was recently constructed.  This included an inauguration of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH.  The lab is also in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project.  An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been constructed.

The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at NCH and the NCH Department of Pathology is home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks and is the site of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and the Gynecologic Oncology Group biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute. 

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks. 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please contact: Shamlal Mangray, MB, BS, Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Submit your CV via email: Shamlal.Mangray@NationwideChildrens.org 
All inquiries and referrals are confidential. 



Pediatric Rheumatology Faculty Position

The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Rheumatologist to join the team.

In 2020, there were over 5,000 rheumatology outpatient visits across the Nationwide Children’s Hospital medical system. The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology consists of 7 pediatric rheumatologists (two of whom are certified in rheumatology musculoskeletal ultrasound), two nurse practitioners, a full-time social worker and a specialty pharmacist. Psychology services are integrated into our clinical care. We have multidisciplinary clinics in lupus, hypermobility, neuro-immunology, musculoskeletal ultrasound and in lymphoproliferative disorders and immune mediated cytopenia. The team works closely with adult rheumatologists at The Ohio State University and have a shared rheumatology grand rounds.

Applicants must have completed a fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Rheumatology. Applicants should also have strong clinical skills and a commitment to teaching and research.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Stacy Ardoin, M.D.
Division Chief of Rheumatology Nationwide Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Stacy.Ardoin@NationwideChildrens.org
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Primary Care Pediatrics Pediatrician Faculty Position

The Division of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking full-time Pediatricians to join the Division.

The growing Division has comprehensive programs including a primary care network of 13 practices and the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition. Primary care offices are located in the community and staffed by a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians, advance practice nurses, clinical staff, social workers, integrated psychologists, certified lactation consultants, and respiratory therapists. We strive to deliver best outcomes for all patients utilizing evidence-based medicine and robust quality improvement programs.

Qualified applicants must be board certified or board eligible in General Pediatrics, have strong clinical skills, a commitment to teaching and a desire to help those in the community. Successful candidates will join the team at one of our community-based Primary Care Centers.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
Phone: (614) 722-2657
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSUCOM) seek a talented physician Section Chief to lead one of the largest pediatric anatomic pathology (AP) laboratories in the United States.

The successful candidate will become a part of the senior leadership team leading an experienced staff of 30 pathologists and PhD. directors, and provides medical leadership to a clinical department of over 400 dedicated staff.  Building upon a premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to develop further sub-specialization, grow the academic mission and raise the reputation of the program through key recruits.

Qualifications include being Board certification in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Board certification in Pediatric Pathology desirable; an experienced clinician in diagnostic pathology; experience in administration, research, quality and safety; an academic rank at the Associate or Full Professor level and successful experience providing leadership in an academic setting and demonstrated ability to lead a large anatomic pathology section; a track record of collegiality and excellence in clinical service and teaching; vision to take the program to an advanced level in patient care and safety, national reputation and in doing so advance the field of pediatric pathology. 

The Department of Pathology accessions over 9,000 surgical specimens, over 1,200 cytology specimens and performs over 90 autopsies per year. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year. The menu of IGM continues to expand to support AP

An active, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral component of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other respected institutions.

The NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab was recently constructed. This included an inauguration of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH.  The lab is also in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project.  An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been constructed.

The Abagail Wexner Research Institute at NCH and the NCH Department of Pathology is home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks and is the site of the Children’s Oncology Group, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), and Gynecologic Oncology Group biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute.

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks.

The Research Institute is ranked sixth nationally in NIH funding to free-standing children’s hospitals. Research programs are organized into 12 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis.

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please contact: Shamlal Mangray, MB, BS by submitting your CV via email: Shamlal.Mangray@NationwideChildrens.org 

Mercy Health — Children's Hospital Physician Career Opportunities

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families. For more information about the transition, click here.

Department of Urology Positions

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking two junior or early/mid-career physicians to join the Department of Urology. The positions are located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The affiliation with NCH Department of Urology will allow for mentoring opportunities to achieve personal, clinical and academic goals; options for multicenter collaborative research programs and; virtual participation in all educational activities, including teaching conferences and didactics

Mercy Children’s Hospital has the full range of sophisticated facilities for advanced pediatric care including: three onsite daVinci Xi units for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery; a dedicated multispecialty myelomengiocele program; multichannel urodynamics lab with biofeedback capabilities; dedicated cystoscopy suite with fluoroscopy for endoscopic stone surgery; hospitalist service to assist with in patient care; and advanced care providers for clinic and hospital support.

This position will require individuals with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Urology and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

The Department of Urology at Nationwide Children’s is an exceptional group of 8 pediatric urologists presently working in 2 children’s hospitals, but who have a unified purpose. Culture is everything and the diverse faculty consists of professional, mutually supportive individuals. Faculty mentorship is one of our core principles. Furthermore, The Department of Urology is committed to offering the highest quality, collaborative care. We partner extensively with colleagues in Nephrology, Colorectal Surgery, Anesthesiology, Behavioral Health and other departments to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.

For more information, please visit https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/urology

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate through and beyond this transition via population health initiatives and research integration with the overarching goal of providing high quality health care to children and their families. For more information about the transition, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.5 million patient visits annually representing patients from all 50 states and 45 countries in addition to providing more than $191 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.
If you are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Rama Jayanthi, MD
Chief, Pediatric Urology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Rama.Jayanthi@NationwideChildrens.org
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a full time junior or early/mid-career physician to join the Developmental Pediatrics Department located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Developmental Pediatrics Department at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital includes a part-time developmental behavioral pediatrician and multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, medical assistants, social workers, and clerical support. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students.

This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. The Division currently consists of 7 clinical faculty and 4 nurse practitioners who work closely with Pediatric Psychology and other disciplines to provide interprofessional care for children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders. Areas of expertise include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, Myelomeningocele, William Syndrome, Neonatal Follow Up, and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Child Development Center and Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provide state of the art evaluation and treatment services for children with ASD and their families. The Division leads numerous quality improvement projects at the local, state, and national levels designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm and is a member of the Autism Learning Network (ALN).

The candidate would be able to participate in the educational conferences and meetings for the division and in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate through and beyond this transition via population health initiatives and research integration with the overarching goal of providing high quality health care to children and their families. For more information about the transition, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.5 million patient visits annually representing patients from all 50 states and 45 countries in addition to providing more than $191 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2657

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Endocrinologist Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a full or part-time junior or early/mid-career physician to join the Pediatric Endocrinology Department located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Endocrinology Department at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital includes a full-time pediatric endocrinologist, nurse practitioner and multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, dietician, medical assistants, social workers, and clerical support. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students. This position includes inpatient consultation to the pediatricians and pediatric sub specialists, the NICU, and Emergency Department. The position also includes general outpatient pediatric endocrinology services.

This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Endocrinology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. The Division has comprehensive programs covering the full range of endocrine disorders, including sub-specialty clinics for: Type 2 Diabetes, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Adrenal Disorders, Gender, Metabolic Bone Disease, and others. There are also several multi-disciplinary clinics covering a variety of conditions with endocrine related co-morbidities.

The candidate would be able to participate in the educational conferences and meetings for the division and in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate through and beyond this transition via population health initiatives and research integration with the overarching goal of providing high quality health care to children and their families. For more information about the transition, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.5 million patient visits annually representing patients from all 50 states and 45 countries in addition to providing more than $191 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2657
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking two junior or early/mid-career physicians to join the Pediatric Pulmonary Department located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Pulmonary Medicine Department at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital includes a multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, social workers, and clerical support. Support staff are available to perform pulmonary function tests, as well as bronchoscopies with sedation. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students. This position includes inpatient consultation to the pediatricians and pediatric sub specialists, the NICU, and Emergency Department. The position also includes general outpatient pediatric pulmonary services and some outreach clinics in the region.

This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. The Division consists of 18 faculty and a multidisciplinary staff includes nurse practitioners, nurses, clinical pharmacists, medical assistants, respiratory and rehabilitation therapists, psychologists, dieticians, and social workers. Care is provided for respiratory diseases, including sleep medicine and lung and heart lung transplantation.  There are robust programs to provide care for asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep disordered breathing, BPD, neuromuscular diseases, sickle cell associated lung disease, among others. The candidate would be able to participate in the educational conferences and meetings for the division and in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate through and beyond this transition via population health initiatives and research integration with the overarching goal of providing high quality health care to children and their families. For more information about the transition, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.5 million patient visits annually representing patients from all 50 states and 45 countries in addition to providing more than $191 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

If you are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org
(614) 722-2657

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Pediatrician - Community Practice

Defiance Pediatrics – Defiance, Ohio

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is seeking a physician to join the primary care team at Defiance Pediatrics in Defiance, Ohio. Defiance Pediatrics is a very well-established, multispecialty practice and is the only pediatric practice in Defiance County.

The Pediatrician will provide routine wellness care, same day acute care and monitoring of ongoing medical problems. Typically seeing 16-24 patients per day in clinic, the provider will also have an opportunity to round on newborns at two local hospitals if desired.

Practice hours are Monday thru Friday 7:30am – 5:30pm. Current call schedule is 2 – 3 nights per week with holiday and weekend rotation shared with family providers for ambulatory and two other providers for neonatal at affiliated hospitals.

This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate through and beyond this transition via population health initiatives and research integration with the overarching goal of providing high quality health care to children and their families. For more information about the transition, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.5 million patient visits annually representing patients from all 50 states and 45 countries in addition to providing more than $191 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@nationwidechildrens.org
(614) 722-2657
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Nationwide Children's-Employed Community Physician Career Opportunities

Through continued growth, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is expanding the service area in which we provide care. We are currently seeking board certified and board eligible pediatric physicians to join our team in newly expanded service regions in the following areas:

Pediatrician - Community Practice

Blanchard Valley Pediatrics - Findlay, OH

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking board eligible/certified Pediatricians for our community practice, Blanchard Valley Pediatrics in Findlay, OH. Blanchard Valley Pediatrics is a very well-established practice that has been serving the community for over 40 years. The office is currently open 8am – 4:30pm Monday thru Friday for well child and ill visits and, from 8:30am – 10:30am on Saturday for emergency illness only. Physicians rotate taking call from home. Findlay has been named the “Top Micropolitan Community” in Ohio for the past five consecutive years. Pediatricians working at this community practice will be employees of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition 
Megan.Ullinskey@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Community Physician Career Opportunities

As a courtesy, Nationwide Children's Hospital will post physician career opportunities for Pediatric, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Family Medicine Practices in our service area.

Residency & Fellowship Programs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers high-quality, nationally recognized residency and fellowship programs in a wide range of pediatric subspecialties.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

As a nonprofit organization, Nationwide Children’s Hospital employees may be able to receive federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Certain qualifications may be required. If your application is approved, PSLF forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.

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Medical Staff Bios and Services

Nationwide Children's Hospital’s Medical Staff has more than 855 practitioners and over 60 departments and sections dedicated to pediatric expertise.