Hospital Physician Career Opportunities

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

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

Current Physician Career Opportunities

Academic Childhood Obesity and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Position

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Clinical Genetics Faculty Position

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

The Division serves inpatients and outpatients of all ages in general genetics, cardiovascular genetics, metabolic, and prenatal clinics, with multidisciplinary clinics for bone metabolism, Down syndrome, 22q11 deletion, fetal medicine, and others. There is a busy metabolic practice covering a range of inborn errors of metabolism in over 500 active patients. The Division also supports a Clinical Genetics residency program, and fellowships in Medical Biochemical, Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics. Nationwide Children’s is 1 of 8 Regional Genetics Centers funded by the Ohio Department of Health, serving over 3.5 million (>750,000 pediatric age) in central and southeast Ohio, with 35,000 births annually.

The successful candidate will join an expanding team that consists of six clinical geneticists (three metabolic), 14 genetic counselors, two dieticians, three nurse practitioners, RN care coordinator, and a metabolic nurse. Full genetics laboratory services on site include biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, and molecular diagnostic labs with on-site whole exome sequencing.

Qualified applicants must be board eligible or board certified in Clinical Genetics. It is expected that the position will be filled at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Excellent opportunities for research projects exist, including a research position for suitable candidates.

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

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

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. There are a number of active clinical trials or natural history studies conducted through the Division.  Additionally, a main strategic focus at Nationwide Children’s is the implementation of genomic medicine across the hospital led by the new Institute of Genomic Medicine, which is closely affiliated with the Division of Genetic and Genomic Medicine.

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

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

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicineare seeking a faculty member for the Section of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics to serve as the Medial Director for the Child Development Center. 

Learn more about this position here.

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

General Pediatrician: Urgent Care / Emergency Department

The Division of Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine is seeking talented pediatricians to provide direct patient care at Nationwide Children’s fast-paced onsite and offsite Urgent Care locations and/or the Emergency Department. Resident teaching opportunities are available.

Qualified applicants must be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics. Experience in general pediatric practice or emergency medicine is desired.

The position offers a flexible schedule of 32-36 hours per week.  The duration of shifts is primarily eight hours.  Weekend-only option is available for additional compensation. Overnight shifts are available for additional compensation.

In addition to a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, the position provides an opportunity for participation in an incentive plan.
Nationwide Children’s currently has seven Urgent Care locations throughout Central Ohio. In addition to our main campus Emergency Department, we recently opened a new, free-standing Emergency Department in Lewis Center, Ohio. Both are staffed by board-certified/eligible pediatric emergency medicine sub-specialists 24 hours a day. 

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

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of 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. 

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

Marc Leder, MD
Director, Urgent Care Network
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Marc.Leder@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

 

 

Medical Director, Apheresis Services

The Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus are seeking a new Director of Apheresis.

This position will be shared between the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Division of Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation.  The majority of the position will involve management of the clinical apheresis services, with a smaller portion in transfusion medicine.  Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary academic collaboration between clinical sub-specialties at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Centers for Cancer and Blood Disorders in the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and The James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation oversees a nationally recognized and FACT accredited therapeutic apheresis program.  Offered services include Red Cell Exchange, Plasmapheresis, White Cell Depletion, Stem Cell Harvest, and Photopheresis.  In addition, novel therapeutic clinical trials are offered through the Cellular Therapy Program.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine currently consists of twenty-six clinical faculty, including one transfusion medicine physician. The transfusion service supports a level 3 NICU and a level 1 trauma center with over 10,000 blood products transfused annually. The director position will provide consultative services to providers in anesthesia, transplantation, surgery, critical care as well as offer medical, technical and regulatory laboratory support.

Qualified candidates will possess an MD or DO and board certification in Transfusion Medicine, with expertise in Apheresis. Also required is a proven record of leadership and managerial responsibilities, and experience in mentorship of junior faculty.

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

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

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged.  Please submit your CV via email to: 

Randal Olshefski, MD
Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Randal.Olshefski@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Medical Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

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 Medical Director for the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program to join our team. 

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 neuro-critical care coverage and inpatient/consultations with a 6-bed epilepsy-monitoring unit (EMU). In collaboration with Neurosurgery, over 45 epilepsy surgeries are performed each year.  In addition, we have a robust vagus nerve stimulation program and a growing responsive neurostimulation program. 

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. U.S. News and World Reports ranks Neurology and Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital among the top ten programs nationally. In 2018, there were over 18,000 neurology outpatient visits across the Nationwide Children’s Hospital medical system. 

Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology, have completed a fellowship in neurophysiology with surgical training and experience as a surgical epileptologist. Demonstrated leadership experience, strong clinical skills and commitment to teaching and research are also desired.

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

Neuro-Immunologist

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 Neuro-Immunologist 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/ED consultations. Strong collaboration with Rheumatology exists with the potential for developing a center of excellence in Neuro-Immunology and an active infusion center. 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 Neuro-Immunology 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 and Adolescent Gynecology Surgeon Faculty Position

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist Faculty Position

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) seeks an attending physician, at any academic level, to join its Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU).

Qualified candidates must have completed fellowship training in pediatric cardiology and/or critical care that included advanced cardiac intensive care training. Preference will be given to those candidates who are board certified in pediatric cardiology and interested in an academic center with research and leadership opportunities for professional growth.

The successful applicant will join a group of eight multi-background academic cardiac intensivists and ten dedicated nurse practitioners devoted to the CTICU providing 24/7 in house coverage. Our free-standing CTICU is a 20 bed unit with 600 admissions per year (medical and surgical); an average daily census of 12. Additionally, we have pediatric and pediatric/adult combined cardiology fellowship programs.

The Heart Center’s comprehensive services include hybrid palliation, comprehensive single ventricle program, thoracic organ transplantation, blood conservation strategies, and cardiac mechanical support. Current annual clinical metrics for THC includes: over 500 cardiothoracic surgeries, over 700 cardiac catheterizations and EP procedures, and over 13,000 cardiology outpatient visits.

Our CTICU participate in numerous multicenter clinical trials and quality initiatives including the JCCHD QI Collaborative. We are directly linked to our Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research which has an NIH T-32 training grant.

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

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of 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.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their curriculum vitae to:

Janet Simsic, MD
Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Janet.Simsic@NationwideChildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

 

 

Pediatric Electrophysiologist Faculty Position

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) in conjunction with the Ohio State University Department of Pediatrics seeks a board-certified/eligible, academic, and advance trained electrophysiologist at any professor level.

The successful applicant will join our team of two full-time electrophysiologists.  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 37 cardiologists and four cardiothoracic surgeons, a dedicated 20-bed CTICU and 24-bed cardiac stepdown unit, and a dedicated administration team.

Preference will be given to experienced candidates who prefer a noninvasive electrophysiology focus although a mix of invasive and noninvasive responsibilities may be tailored to the individual. Additionally, the physician will perform a modest amount of general pediatric cardiology that includes night call and in-patient service. Leadership opportunities in clinic management, quality improvement, and education within our Heart Center are also available.

The Heart Center has >16,000 out-patient encounters per year including multiple specialty clinics (e.g. Fontan, muscular dystrophy, preventive care, cardiogenetic). The in-patient medical discharges are 1300/yr including 500 annual surgeries. Excellent services in cardiac intensive and stepdown care, catheterization and intervention, non-invasive imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure and heart/heart-lung/lung transplantation are on-site.

The Heart Center has a robust adult congenital heart service. The population served includes the regional population, a large number of referred cases for advanced intervention and surgery, an extensive state-wide outpatient network (pediatric and adult congenital) and patients managed with regional partners including the newly formed Congenital Heart Collaborative. Our program is integrated with the Center for Cardiovascular Research.

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

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of 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. 

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

Naomi Kertesz, MD 
Director of Electrophysiology and Pacing 
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital
John.Kovalchin@NationwideChildrens.org

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty Position

The Division of Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, in Columbus, Ohio, seeks board-certified or board-eligible pediatric emergency medicine faculty to join our rapidly expanding group. Academic and clinical faculty tracks are available.

Nationwide Children’s is one of America’s largest non-profit, freestanding children’s hospitals and research institutes. We are a perennial US News & World Report Honor Roll hospital with more than 1.5 million patient visits annually.

Our Division cares for more than 240,000 annual visits to two Emergency Department locations and seven Urgent Care sites. Our downtown campus is one of the busiest highest acuity EDs nationally and has a Level 1 Trauma Center designation. Our EDs are staffed with Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians 24 hours a day. Our main campus has double PEM coverage at all times with extra coverage during high census times. We also have 24 hour coverage with general pediatricians and 16 hours daily of advance practice providers. The Division will also provide care in a new Behavioral Health Pavilion starting in mid-2020.

Our division supports a large and nationally prominent quality improvement capability and several faculty and fellows have pursued masters programs in diverse disciplines with divisional support. We have a robust educational program with more than 300 rotating residents from 15 different residency programs, we also house an ACGME-approved academic PEM fellowship training program and a combined Child Abuse/PEM fellowship.

We are one of six lead nodes comprising the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first federally-funded pediatric emergency medicine research network in the United States. The Division has a sophisticated research infrastructure with research design and biostatistical support for faculty and fellow research.

Columbus is the 14th largest city in the U.S. and the largest city in Ohio. It is one of the fastest-growing major metropolitan areas in the Midwest and named one of the most affordable U.S. cities.

Interested applicants should contact:
Rachel Stanley, MD, MHSA
Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine,
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Email: Rachel.Stanley@NationwideChildrens.org

Pediatric Heart Failure Transplant Cardiologist

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) seeks a cardiologist at the assistant or associate professor level to participate as part of the advanced heart failure and transplant team. 

Candidates must be board-eligible or certified in pediatric cardiology. Candidates who have completed training in heart failure transplantation with an established academic portfolio or have strong academic potential are preferred.

The successful candidate will participate with our team in the care of patients with advanced heart failure including those requiring mechanical assist with VADs and transplant while working closely with members of our cardiac intensive care unit, out-patient services, and our referral partners in an effort to ensure high-quality and effective care delivery for these high-risk patients.

In the last year, the program evaluated over 1,200 outpatients across Heart Failure, Transplant, Cardio-Oncology and Cardio-Genetics with an additional 300 patients in a robust multi-disciplinary muscular dystrophy clinic. Both our transplant and VAD programs have grown significantly in recent years, and with new partnerships within our ACHD program, the largest in the country, continued expansion is anticipated. Our Heart Center is vigorously engaged in family centered care and quality improvement initiatives focused on the institutional pillars of Treat Me Well, Navigate My Care, Do Not Harm Me, Heal Me, and Treat Me with Respect.

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital, a top 10 USNWR program, embraces a culture of patient safety and quality, transparency, engagement in translational/outcomes research, excellence in education, value-based care and public health awareness.  This creates ample opportunities for professional growth and leadership for the candidate.  Other clinical responsibilities will include out-patient clinics (general or specialized) during off-service time and general cardiology night/weekend call. THC is comprehensive with services that include a single ventricle program, neurodevelopmental and cardiogenetic services, thoracic organ transplantation program, fetal cardiac intervention, blood conservation strategies, as well as a comprehensive outreach network.

We have a robust pediatric cardiology fellowship with advanced training opportunities in ACHD, interventional catheterization, and non-invasive imaging along with master’s programs.  We participate in numerous multicenter clinical trials and quality initiatives including the ACC QNet and JCCHD QI networks as well as heart failure and transplant-specific collaboratives (PHTS and the ACTION network).  We are directly linked to our Center for Cardiovascular Research which has an NIH T-32 training grant.

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

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of 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.

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

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

 
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

Regional Pediatric Hospitalist - Multi-site Float

Nationwide Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our experienced and energetic team of regional providers as an inpatient pediatric specialist based at the main hospital in Columbus, Ohio with assignments at our regionally affiliated hospitals. This is a full-time, permanent position where flexibility and adaptability to frequent assignment changes and varying daily clinical environments is needed.

The pediatric hospitalist will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate appropriate plans of care, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, in accordance with their scope of practice within the NICU, Special Care or Newborn Nurseries, delivery room, pediatric unit, and the urgent care/emergency department. They will completes daily management and continuous care for a caseload of medically complex neonates and children in both the acute and recovery phases of their illnesses.

The pediatric hospitalist will provide family-centered care to meet patient needs such as psycho-social support, education, and discharge planning in conjunction with the Advanced Practitioners, RN/Case Managers, and other disciplines.  Initiates and participates in education, research, professional, and organizational activities that contribute to improving patient care, the scientific knowledge base of pediatrics and newborn care and the hospitalist’s own professional development.  

Qualified candidates must be a board eligible/ board certified MD/DO in Pediatrics.

Experience managing general pediatric inpatients, newborn nursery patients, and special care nursery patients (SCN, Level II) required. Experience with pediatric emergency department and consults preferred.

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

Nationwide Children’s has a staff of 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. 

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.

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