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 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.
 

 
Body Radiologist

The Department of Radiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) seeks pediatric fellowship-trained, CAQ-certified or -eligible body radiologists with a high level of professionalism to join the body section in a growing practice of 28 faculty members providing care in all subspecialties of pediatric radiology.

The department has 3 pediatric fellowships – general pediatric radiology, interventional radiology, and neuroradiology. In addition, NCH serves as the academic teaching hospital for pediatric radiology for The Ohio State University Radiology Residency Program and for the Department of Pediatrics of the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Numerous opportunities for research and innovation are afforded by the department and the hospital. The Imaging Innovation and Research Office (IRO) is the core imaging resource for principle investigators at the NCH and the Abigail Wexner Research Institute. The department’s Pediatric Advanced Imaging Resource (PAIR) is a is a 3D image post-processing (including 3D-printing) and data analysis lab for both clinical care and advanced image analysis for research. Medical Imaging Scientists and Physicists are a key component of PAIR and provide scientific input and oversight for new clinical programs, develop new sequences to help advance patient care, and evaluate new clinical software applications. 

We encourage applications from trainees completing their fellowship in 2022 as well as practicing pediatric radiologists. Experience or interest in cardiac imaging, fetal imaging, or Nuclear Medicine/Oncology are desired though not required.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 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 free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The AWRI encompasses three research facilities totaling more than 500,000 square feet dedicated to research.

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

Ellen Chung, MD 
Interim Co-Chief, Radiology
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Ellen.Chung@NationwideChildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition Faculty 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 junior or 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. Experience with clinic operations, quality improvement, program development preferred. Opportunity to have dual position in Primary Care or another appropriate department is negotiable.

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 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 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.
 

 

 
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

Chief, Division of Hospital Pediatrics

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University seek an outstanding physician leader to direct a large, dynamic and growing Division of Hospital Pediatrics.

The successful candidate will lead a group of more than 60 pediatric and internal medicine/pediatric faculty members who care for hospitalized newborns, children and adolescents in multiple settings at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, one of the largest free-standing child health care facilities in the United States.  The Division provides care to a highly diverse group of patients with over 10,000 discharges annually.

In addition to leading the provision of the highest quality, evidence-based clinical care, the Division Chief must promote safety and quality improvement programs germane to the field of hospital pediatrics, visibly lead education initiatives for our medical student and pediatric and medicine/pediatric residency training programs and advance the growing research capabilities of the Division. An ACGME-accredited fellowship program matriculates two fellows annually from a nationally competitive applicant pool.

Ideal candidates include an accomplished and experienced leader to further advance the success of this comprehensive academic hospitalist program and its’ talented faculty.  American Board of Pediatrics eligibility/certification in pediatric hospital medicine is required.  The successful candidate must be qualified for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor.  The Chief must visibly develop, embrace, and uphold principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in alignment with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital culture and belief that racism is a public health crisis, and all children deserve optimal health and best outcomes.

The next Chief of the Division of Hospital Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will have an impressive array of clinical and academic resources available to them. 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 free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, translational, clinical, behavioral health, and health services research.  

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying 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.


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

Director, Hematology Flow Cytometry Laboratory

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 seeks a Ph.D. level director, or an MD or MD/PhD hematopathologist with experience in malignant and benign hematology flow cytometry. The successful candidate will be appointed to the position of Director of Hematology Flow Cytometry focusing primarily on flow cytometric diagnosis and monitoring of malignant hematological disorders, and benign hematology (e.g. platelet flow cytometry). In addition, there will be an opportunity to provide sign-out coverage for the Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory (DIL), in conjunction with the Laboratory Director of that section. The successful candidate will be expected to bring innovation to the hematological malignancies and benign hematology disciplines through research and development of new clinical tests, refinement of existing clinical tests, quality assurance, and regulatory oversight of clinical testing. Additionally, there are opportunities for active involvement in Children’s Oncology Group (COG)-related research.

The Laboratory Director of the Hematology Flow Cytometry section will provide interpretations and sign-out coverage for malignant/benign hematology flow cytometry testing, in conjunction with other faculty in the section. Sign-out coverage by rotation for the Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory will also be expected. The malignant hematology flow cytometry domain includes interpretation and sign-out of minimal residual disease (MRD) flow cytometry for B-ALL, besides diagnostic testing for other hematological diseases, including malignancies. 

The DPLM at Nationwide Children’s Hospital includes approximately 30 pathologists and doctoral scientist faculty working with experienced technical staff in eight laboratories.  Building upon an already established and well-recognized pediatric pathology program, the candidate has the opportunity to grow the department’s mission by providing excellent clinical care, education and/or research. Faculty are given opportunities to obtain specific training externally for short periods of time in particular focus areas, when appropriate.

The selected individual will be expected to actively contribute to the department’s educational mission by teaching and developing curricula, as appropriate, for residents, graduate students, pathology fellows, and technologists. Additionally, contributions via internal and external consultative services through the Outreach Program is strongly encouraged. 

The qualified candidate should possess either a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree with appropriate post-doctoral and/or clinical fellowship training.  PhD applicants should be board-certified for ABMLI, board-certified or eligible for ABB-HCLD with certification in immunology and/or hematology. Individuals who are board-certified or board-eligible for ABCC and ABHI may be considered, if they have relevant post-doctoral experience in immunology and/or hematology with flow cytometry training.  MD or MD/PhD applicants should have board certification in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology, and board certification or eligibility in Hematopathology.

The DPLM performs 300+ bone marrow analyses, 250+ malignant hematology and lymphoid flow cytometry tests, and 1700+ hemoglobin electrophoresis tests per year. The clinical laboratories combined have a volume of >3 million tests per year, and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000+ specimens a year for molecular testing. The molecular test repertoire of the IGM continues to expand to support the DPLM as well as outside facilities across North America. IGM is also the central molecular testing laboratory for COG trials.

ACGME-accredited fellowship programs within the DPLM are in Pediatric Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Genetics & Genomics. The DPLM also hosts the only Pediatric Clinical Pathology Fellowship in the country.  Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program for junior faculty with mentors at NCH and external institutions.

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21, NCH is home to The Abigail Wexner Research Institute, and one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks within the DPLM. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute. 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged, and will be confidential.  Please contact: Roshini Abraham, Ph.D., Director, Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory or Kathleen Nicol, M.D. Section Chief, Clinical Pathology.

Submit your CV via email: Roshini.Abraham@nationwidechildrens.org or Kathleen.Nicol@nationwidechildrens.org 

General Pediatric Cardiologist

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) in conjunction with The Ohio State University Department of Pediatrics in Columbus, Ohio seeks a general pediatric cardiologist to join its growing and dynamic program.

Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology. Clinical responsibilities will include general outpatient cardiology, participation on the in-patient cardiology consultation service, and general cardiology night call. Other clinical interests may be explored.

The successful applicant will join our Heart Center team which currently includes 50 attending physicians and 33 advanced practice providers. The Heart Center is a dedicated hospital service-line that carries the mission of providing state-of-the-art, cost-effective care to our patients with congenital and acquired heart disease regardless of age. The Heart Center has over 20,000 outpatient encounters per year, including specialty and multispecialty clinics, and performs over 450 cardiothoracic surgical procedures and 700 cardiac catheterizations yearly. Comprehensive services include a single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, a leading adult congenital cardiology service, and a robust mechanical cardiac and pulmonary support program. Outpatient services are provided on the main campus, Close-to-Home locations, and regionally at 10 sites throughout the state.

The applicant will be expected to teach and mentor fellows and trainees. The program includes advanced (4th year) fellowships in Advanced Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Acute Care Cardiology and Heart Failure / Transplantation in addition to the core categorical 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 Institute 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 2020-2021 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. Columbus is the state capital and the 14th most populous city in the US (metropolitan population just over 2 million). It is a diverse community with excellent schools, a thriving economy, and a vibrant arts/food scene.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their curriculum vitae by email to Robert Gajarski, MD, Cardiology Section Chief Robert.Gajarski@NationwideChildrens.org or Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Cardiology Division Chief 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.

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 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 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.

General Dentist

Nationwide Children's Hospital seeks a clinically-oriented and compassionate general dentist to join our expanding and nationally renowned Division of Dentistry.

This dentist will be responsible for providing direct patient care in multiple clinical settings with an emphasis on treating adolescents and adults with special health care needs in our newly constructed and interprofessional ambulatory care center on the hospital campus. Opportunities for dedicated time for scholarly activities and professional development are available. 

Qualified candidates must possess a DDS/DMD degree and advanced education program training that includes experience treating patients with Special Health Care Needs or equivalent experience.  Hospital privileges at Nationwide Children’s Hospital  and a faculty appointment at the Ohio State College of Dentistry are requirements for this position. Dentists will need to obtain a dental license in the State of Ohio and a sedation permit is strongly preferred. The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

The successful candidates will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality and collaborations among members of the division and the hospital. The candidate must embrace a “One Team” philosophy that includes a genuine willingness to put the safety and needs of the patient first in a culturally diverse, clinical care setting.

The Division of Dentistry at Nationwide Children's Hospital is administratively housed within the Department of Surgery and provides comprehensive oral health care. The division focuses on the care of children and adolescence with medically and dentally complex conditions and needs. In May 2017, Nationwide Children’s opened our new dental clinic at the interprofessional Livingston Ambulatory Center. The new 17,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art-dental clinic provides a significant increase in treatment space that includes 30 dental operatories, telehealth capabilities and new imaging equipment. In addition, the hospital has state of the art operating rooms including operating rooms designed specifically to support Dental Surgery.

The Division of Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s is privileged to benefit from a relationship with the prestigious Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Our flagship Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program is highly respected as being a well-balanced clinical experience in all areas of pediatric dentistry with a rigorous academic focus that capitalizes on the long-term, collaborative partnership of both institutions.

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.

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

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

 
Pediatric Endocrinology Faculty (Diabetes Mellitus)

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 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, seek two academic endocrinologist for full-time faculty positions.  The rank of this position may be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor on the Academic Track.

The Division has comprehensive programs covering the full range of endocrine disorders and diabetes. Sub-specialty programs include: Type 2 Diabetes, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Adrenal Disorders, Gender, Metabolic Bone Disease, PCOS, neuro-oncology and bone marrow transplant survivorship clinics to name some of the large number of multi-disciplinary clinics covering a variety of conditions with endocrine related co-morbidities in the institution. The division is a member of the Type 1 diabetes exchange QI collaborative and has robust diabetes mellitus, transition to adult care, and quality improvement programs. The division supports a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, presently for 2 fellows/year.

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 clinical 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.

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:

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruitment
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Megan.Ullinskey@nationwidechildrens.org
614.722.2657


Pediatric Hospitalist, Adena Health System (Chillicothe, 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 Adena Health System in Chillicothe, Ohio. Hospitalists working at Adena are employees of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

With a staff of nearly 3400 employees and caregivers, Adena has been named as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2020 for the second year by Healthgrades. Adena is also one of four Ohio hospitals recognized as a Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission in the area of Advanced Perinatal Care. The pediatric unit includes a 6-bed inpatient and observation pediatric unit, 8-bed Special Care Nursery and a 20-bed Mother-Infant Unit.

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 24 hours in-house.

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 2021-22 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment 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 free-standing 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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Hospitalist, Genesis Hospital (Zanesville, Ohio)

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking a part-time Pediatric Hospitalist to join our experienced and energetic team of regional providers as an inpatient pediatric specialist at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio. Hospitalists working at Genesis are employees of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Genesis Hospital with a staff of 3,700 employees, physicians and volunteers, has earned a third consecutive 4-Star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Twenty-seven percent of the nation’s hospitals are rated 4-Stars; only 6% have a 5-Star rating. The pediatric unit of Genesis includes an 6-bed inpatient and observation pediatric unit, 8-bed Special Care Nursery and a 25-bed Mother-child well baby unit.

Responsibilities of the Pediatric Hospitalist include providing general pediatric consultations as well as inpatient pediatric care, Emergency Department consultations for admission or transfer and attending high-risk deliveries and c-sections. Shifts are 24 hours in-house.

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 2021-22 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment 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 free-standing 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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.



Pediatric Hospitalist

The Division of Hospital Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Hospitalist to join a growing and dynamic academic division.  

The Division of Hospital Pediatrics currently has 56 faculty members, including pediatric and newborn hospitalists, med/peds hospitalists, and two pediatric chief residents.  Inpatient coverage includes 4 teaching teams along with evening and overnight responsibilities. Our team also helps to medically manage behavioral health patients at our new Behavioral Health Pavilion.  Newborn hospitalists cover the nursery at Ohio State Medical Center involving over 5,000 deliveries per year. 

Hospital Pediatrics faculty are engaged in a variety of quality improvement, patient safety and clinical research projects as well as the development of practice guidelines. A fellowship program started in 2018 and has expanded to two fellows per year.  Critical to our mission is the medical education of fellows, residents and medical students.

Ideal candidates for this academic position will be hospital medicine fellowship graduates or experienced Hospitalists with an interest in teaching, research/academic projects and/or quality improvement projects. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

The position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package as well as opportunities for faculty academic time and a flexible clinical schedule.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 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 freestanding pediatric research facilities. 

Columbus, Ohio is the 15th largest city in the United States. The cost of living is very affordable and there is plenty to do, including fine dining, the symphony, professional and amateur theater, a science museum, three art museums, an exceptional zoo and a full array of college sports as well as professional hockey and soccer teams.

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

Nancy Liao, MD  
Interim Associate Chief, Hospital Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
614-722-6062
Nancy.Liao@nationwidechildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential. 


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 Infectious Diseases Physician

Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio is seeking to recruit an outstanding pediatric infectious diseases physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor faculty level commensurate with qualifications and experience. The applicant is expected to be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and have a strong commitment to clinical excellence in patient care. Experience and expertise specific to managing infections in immunocompromised children are ideal.

  • Clinical responsibilities of the position include seeing inpatient consultations and ambulatory clinic referrals and attending on our unique 26 bed in-patient ID unit.
  • Academic scholarly endeavors are strongly encouraged, and numerous opportunities exist for leading and participating in clinical/translational research and quality improvement efforts.
  • The division’s educational mission also includes teaching pediatric residents and medical students.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare network providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents of central Ohio, northern Kentucky, and West Virginia. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality patient care to ensure the best outcomes in everything we do for children. The 527-bed hospital houses 3 pediatric and 3 neonatal intensive care units, a burn unit, is an assessment hospital for special pathogens, and performs hematopoietic cell, heart, lung, liver, and renal transplantations.

The successful applicant will join the Section of Infectious Diseases which currently has 20 faculty and established programs in general ID, host defense, HIV patient-centered care, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital epidemiology and infection control/prevention. We collaborate closely with the Director and Associate Directors of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and with 14 PhD faculty with established research programs in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and the Center for Vaccines and Immunity, both within the Abigail Wexner Research Institute. The Research Institute is ranked in the top 10 nationally for NIH funding to free-standing children’s hospitals. Research programs are organized into 12 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis structured to encourage collaboration, facilitate team science, and foster creativity.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital serves as the academic teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll”. To get to know more about our institution please visit: https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/about-us/our-story/fast-facts

Interested candidates should forward their cover letter detailing their interests, along with a curriculum vitae to Dr. William Barson, Section Chief, at William.Barson@nationwidechildrens.org

Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist

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

Candidates should be board-certified or eligible in pediatric cardiology, with advanced training in pediatric interventional cardiology. Preference will be given to those who have faculty level interventional cardiology experience, particularly those with experience in hybrid stage I procedures, PDA stenting for pulmonary blood flow, transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement, lymphatic interventions, complex pulmonary vein interventions, and large animal catheterization. Opportunities exist for leadership within the interventional team, the pulmonary vein intervention program and lymphatic intervention program.

The successful applicant will join our group of two academic interventional cardiologists and two cardiac catheterization nurse practitioners, working in our two state of the art bi-plane catheterization labs, one of which is undergoing renovation into an iCMR suite, and our hybrid single-plane OR. The Interventional Cardiology (IC) program performs 530-550 catheterization (non-EP) cases per year, most (~65%) of which are interventional cases. The IC program is supported by our comprehensive cardiac surgery and thoracic organ transplantation program, which performs >450 cardiothoracic surgeries per year, and our free-standing CTICU, a 20-bed unit with >700 admissions per year (medical and surgical). Our Heart Center sees over 21,000 cardiology outpatients per year at 14 locations, including main campus, close-to-home centers, and outreach locations across the state. Academic productivity is an expectation, including participation in large animal catheterizations as part of a robust interventional, surgical, and tissue engineering research program. Teaching and mentoring of fellows, including an advanced Interventional Cardiology Fellow, is a requirement.

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 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, as well as our fetal cardiac intervention program.

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.

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

Aimee K. Armstrong, MD, Director of Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Therapies, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205-2664 or Aimee.Armstrong@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 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 Pathologist

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 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 U.S. The DPLM is in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project.  An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been built. We are also actively pursuing our program in digital pathology by whole slide imaging with the aim of digital sign-out being available by 2025.

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 surgical pathology.  Perinatal pathology and lung pathology experience are particularly desirable.

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 DPLM accessions over 9,000 surgical specimens, over 1200 cytology specimens and performs over 90 autopsies per year. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and include a robust outreach program. The Institute for Genomic Medicine 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 DPLM. 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 new NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab has been inaugurated as the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH.  

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 multiple oncology biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute.

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. 

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please contact:  Vinay Prasad, MD Section Chief of Anatomic Pathology by submitting your CV via email: Vinay.Prasad@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. 

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.

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

All inquiries and referrals are 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 2021-22 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment 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 free-standing 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. 

Urgent Care Pediatrician

The Division of Urgent Care at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking talented pediatricians to provide patient care at Nationwide Children’s network of seven urgent care locations. 

Candidates must be board certified/eligible in general pediatrics or pediatric emergency medicine. Experience in general pediatric practice or emergency medicine is desired, but not required.  

The position offers a flexible schedule of 32-36 hours per week.  Shifts are typically eight hours.  Weekend-only options are available for additional compensation. Resident teaching opportunities are available.

In addition to a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, the position provides an opportunity for participation in a productivity-based incentive plan.

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 free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and behavioral health research. The AWRI encompasses three research facilities totaling more than 500,000 square feet dedicated to research. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org/Research.

Columbus, Ohio is the 15th largest city in the United States. The cost of living is very affordable and there is plenty to do, including fine dining, the symphony, professional and amateur theater, a science museum, three art museums, an exceptional zoo and a full array of college sports as well as professional hockey and soccer teams.

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

Michael J Stoner, MD
Chief, Urgent Care
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Michael.Stoner@NationwideChildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Nationwide Children’s - Toledo Physician Career Opportunities

After working collaboratively for more than two years to provide high quality health care to children and their families throughout the region Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children's Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s Toledo. Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, click here.

Chief of Urology

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Chief of Urology - Toledo has primary responsibility for the clinical work within the Section of Urology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Toledo including access to care, quality of care and patient safety. The NCH Toledo Section Chief provides this leadership through effective communication, interdisciplinary team building, strategy development, goal setting, and mentoring. The NCH Toledo Section Chief will partner with Nationwide Children’s Hospital Urology Department Chief on administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to developing hospital-related budgets (capital, revenue, expense and staffing) and monitoring quality and financial metrics.  The NCH Toledo Section Chief is expected to work closely and collaboratively with clinical unit (inpatient or outpatient), nursing leaders, and hospital administration to ensure seamless multidisciplinary leadership as it pertains to staffing, flow, and clinical operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Activities:

  • Develop and lead a pediatric Urology program in Toledo with superb outcomes, innovative research, and outstanding education programs.  Serve as the principal architect for clinical, academic, research and administrative/business alignment strategies while holding accountability for the Section of Pediatric Urology across the enterprise in Toledo, OH.  
  • Assist with further developing the NCH Toledo Section of Urology infrastructure in order to position the organization in a way that creates lasting value. 
  • Actively partner with fellow Chiefs in the leadership and development of strategic priorities for NCH Surgery and NCH Toledo Surgery.  Ensure the Section of Pediatric Urology in Toledo has the “right people” in the “right positions” so that human capital is calibrated to maximize the mission and vision of the Section and NCH Surgery. 
  • Articulate a strategy and corresponding plan that will result in NCH Toledo Urology Program being viewed as an innovative, pediatric healthcare delivery leader and extension of NCH Urology Program in Columbus.  
  • Evaluate and optimize the care management approach, process of disease management, patient satisfaction and safety, and develop processes to assure appropriateness of care including clinical outcomes, protocols, length of stay and ancillary resource utilization.  

Academic:

  • Fully support the academic and educational objectives of the Department of Surgery.  Provide educational leadership within the field of pediatric Urology and children’s surgery.  Offer high level pediatric urology training for the Urology residents of the University of Toledo urology residency program. Partner with co-faculty at NCH Columbus and Dayton Children’s Hospital for multi-center research productivity. Lead, develop and help prioritize goals and objectives of future Toledo faculty for continued professional growth, education and skills development including the definition and measurement of outcomes, which are consistent with the overall NCH organizational strategy and mission. 

Quality: 

  • Actively participate in quality and safety initiatives.  Evaluate clinical operations, both inpatient and outpatient, and implement programs that drive exceptional patient safety and quality performance to meet patient demand, and optimal access for patients and their families in a most efficient and fiscally responsible manner.  Establish and support a program for clinical quality improvement, patient safety and patient satisfaction. 
  • Develop and implement best practice standards, including innovative models of practice, patient satisfaction and quality initiatives.

Leadership:

  • Maximize on the vast array of resources and expertise available system-wide and at NCH.  Collaborate and consult with Urology Department Chief as well as the resourceful and supportive corporate executive leaders. 
  • Develop a work structure that allows physicians to balance clinical delivery while allowing time for research and academic activity. 
  • In collaboration with fellow NCH Surgery and overall NCH leadership, build the strategic education and research plan for the Section and assist the staff in identifying and facilitating outside funding sources and opportunities.  Encourage, support and review clinical training and education for medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Seek opportunities to create alliances with the provider community and actively participate in efforts to raise the visibility and recognition of NCH Toledo Pediatric Urology Program throughout the local community. 
  • Provide and facilitate counsel and advice on physician matters, and intervene and moderate all major physician-physician, physician-patient, and physician-staff concerns.  Support the NCH Surgery and Pediatrics physicians and overall team with their personal and professional development. 
  • Monitor physician practice patterns, and presents data to physicians and committees for review, analysis and interpretation.  Develop an organizational culture that emphasizes collaboration and a sense of mutual responsibility and accountability for performance across the Section.

CHRACTERISTICS AND COMPETENCIES

  • This position requires an individual with excellence in clinical care and teaching. 
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading a Urology Program. 
  • A distinguished record of clinical care and teaching, and research. 
  • A history of developing culture(s) around a patient/family-centered experience which is genuinely collaborative in nature.
  • Highly engaging interpersonal and communication skills.  A polished public-speaker.
  • Collegial leadership style; the ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues as an integral part of a Senior Leadership team.  Extraordinary team building skills.  
  • Possesses the appropriate level of patience and persistence to move issues forward while functioning in a highly complex, turbulent, and market-driven industry.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Minimum qualifications include an M.D. or D.O. degree, board certification or eligibility in Urology and eligibility for unrestricted medical license in the State of Ohio.

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

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

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Toledo is currently seeking a full time junior or early/mid-career physician to join their existing team. As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children’s Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s Toledo.

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics includes a 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 designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm and is a member of the Autism Learning Network (ALN).
After working collaboratively for more than two years to provide high quality health care to children and their families throughout the region Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children's Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s – Toledo.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, visit NationwideChildrens.org/newsroom/news-releases/2022/03/toledo-announcement.

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 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Vanessa.Ladd@NationwideChildrens.org 
614-355-2851

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

General Pediatrician

The Division of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital Toledo is seeking a full-time Pediatrician to join their existing team located in Tiffin, Ohio. As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children's Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s Toledo.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate 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.

The successful candidate will join one board-certified pediatrician and one nurse practitioner who currently staff the Tiffin location. The clinical team consists of an RN clinical leader, LPNs, medical assistants, and registration staff. Pediatric specialists also rotate through this location to provide local access for patients. Duties include outpatient management of patients and nursery rounding at nearby Mercy Health Tiffin Hospital. 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.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, visit NationwideChildrens.org/newsroom/news-releases/2022/03/toledo-announcement.

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 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org
614-355-2851
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

General Pediatrician Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a General Pediatrician to join Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The General Pediatrician will see patients at the Franklin Avenue Pediatric Practice while providing precepting services. The General Pediatrician will be expected to participate in lectures and didactics.

There is currently 1 full time pediatrician, 2 part time pediatricians and a full-time nurse practitioner at this location. Approximately 12 residents have their continuity clinic at this location as well. This practice primarily serves the underserved population and is located 2 blocks from the Mercy St. Vincent campus.

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.

Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, 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.

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Toledo is seeking a full-time board certified/board eligible Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist to join their existing team located in Toledo, Ohio.

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective July 2022 and transition to Nationwide Children’s Toledo.

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

The successful candidate will join 2 board-certified pediatric hematologists/oncologists who currently staff the Mercy Health location. Duties include inpatient and outpatient management of patients, including weekend coverage shared equally with the other providers. Outpatient work may also include occasional community outreach clinics. 

Opportunities exist to expand the program volume through close collaboration with the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital main campus in Columbus and local healthcare providers in need of pediatric hematology/oncology expertise. 

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 or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to, or discussing this opportunity, please send CV via email to:

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Pediatric Neurologist

The Division of Pediatric Neurology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Toledo is currently seeking a full- time Pediatric Neurologist to join their existing team located in Toledo, Ohio.  As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children’s Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s Toledo.

The two health systems will continue to collaborate 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, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2020/12/Mercy-Health.

The successful candidate will join one board-certified pediatric neurologist and one nurse practitioner who currently staff the Toledo location.  The clinical team consists of registered nurses, medical assistants, EEG technicians, and registration staff. The Division of Pediatric Neurology located in Toledo provides dedicated, comprehensive call coverage, inpatient/ED consultations, and runs a full service 3-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Qualified candidates for this position must have completed a residency in Child Neurology and be board certified or board eligible in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, possess strong clinical skills, a commitment to teaching and a desire to help those in the community.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, visit NationwideChildrens.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2022/03/toledo-announcement.

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 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org. 

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org
614-355-2851

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking two Pediatric Otolaryngologists to expand a Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery practice.  In addition, Nationwide Children’s Hospital in partnership with Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center is seeking a comprehensive otolaryngologist to develop a hospital-based practice. 

In these positions, the qualified otolaryngologists will join the faculty of Nationwide Children’s Hospital department of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital-Toledo in Toledo, Ohio to continue the expansion of this service line, supported by dedicated nursing and nurse practitioners at the Toledo office. Call responsibilities will be shared.

The qualified candidates will be dynamic self-starting individuals with interest in development of a pediatric otolaryngology program for those seeking the pediatric position.  Interest in continued participation in Comprehensive Otolaryngology can be supported as well for those pursuing the pediatric otolaryngologist position.  The candidates will be BC/BE Otolaryngologists and those seeking the pediatric otolaryngology position will have completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship.  All candidates will have obtained an unrestricted Ohio medical license.  

As an extension of their current collaborative partnership, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will acquire Mercy Health — Children's Hospital effective January 1, 2022 and transition to Nationwide Children’s- Toledo. 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.  Through these efforts, Nationwide and Mercy Health are working collaboratively to expand otolaryngology services for the pediatric and adult population of northwest Ohio.

The two health systems 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 or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

Patrick Walz, MD, FACS, FAAP
Director – Pediatric Otolaryngology Development
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Patrick.Walz@NationwideChildrens.org
614-722-6672

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatrician - Community Practice

Wood County Medical Associates - Bowling Green, Ohio

Wood County Hospital (WCH) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have partnered to bring additional resources and care to pediatric and neonatal patients in Bowling Green, Ohio. This affiliation allows pediatric patients an expanded level of expertise and resources offered by Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio. The combined resources of WCH and Nationwide Children’s will build upon the tremendous care already provided by WCH’s current pediatricians, obstetricians, and Emergency Room physicians. For more information about this partnership, visit https://news.woodcountyhospital.org/partnering-with-nationwide-childrens-hospital/

We currently seek 3 pediatricians to provide primary care at Wood County Medical Associates and hospitalist services at Wood County Hospital. Annual births are less than 400, with rotating coverage. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm, and rotating coverage for Saturday morning clinic.

Bowling Green is in Wood County, home to Bowling Green University, and considered one of the best places to live in Ohio. Residents of Bowling Green are 25 miles from Toledo and 85 miles from Detroit, MI.

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.

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org
614-355-2851

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Psychologist Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Toledo is currently seeking a full-time psychologist to join our team in Toledo.

This ideal candidate for this position would be interested in providing clinical care to pediatric patients in both the hospital and outpatient clinical settings. The candidate should possess an interest in education, training, and development of new and existing staff members, along with contributing to the overall strategy for the division.

Qualified candidates will possess Ph.D. degree in clinical or school psychology from an accredited university, and Ohio psychology license eligible, pediatric psychology internship and post-doctoral training or experience in pediatric psychology is highly desirable. 

After working collaboratively for more than two years to provide high quality health care to children and their families throughout the region Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children's Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s – Toledo. 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, visit NationwideChildrens.org/newsroom/news-releases/2022/03/toledo-announcement.

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 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org 
Ph: 614-355-2851   

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 (Springfield, OH)

Pediatric Associates of Springfield - Springfield, OH

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking a full-time, board eligible/certified Pediatrician to join five other providers in our community practice, Pediatric Associates of Springfield, located in Springfield, OH. Pediatricians working at this community practice will be an employee of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The pediatrician will provide quality, primary health care to patients in Children’s Community Practices, and actively participate in community health initiatives and quality of care improvement activities. In 2021, on average the practice seen 1713 patients per month and averaged 70-85 new patients per month. The practice is around 50-50% split Medicaid and Commercial insurance. Offices hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm. Saturday hours are 9am – 3pm (9am - noon in the summer). Saturday coverage rotation is every third Saturday. 

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.

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

Megan Ullinskey
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
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.

Learn About Our Residency and Fellowship Programs

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.

Learn more About the PSLF Program and Qualifications

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.