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

 

 

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 NCH 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 NCH 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.



 
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

Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit specializing in youth with Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) 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 Inpatient Psychiatry specializing in youth with Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Position Charter

The Medical Director of the 7A Inpatient Psychiatry Unit specializing in the treatment of youth with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders will serve to support the ongoing, rapid growth of the Behavioral Health service line at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This position will work closely with the Chief of Psychiatry / Medical Director, Behavioral Health and Medical Director for Inpatient Services for oversight of the clinical, quality, safety, education, and research activities for the 7A Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at NCH. The overall objective of the Medical Director, in order to optimize the quality of care for patients, serves and advances the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, behavioral health clinicians, and related disciplines through teaching and research.

Clinical Program

The 7A Inpatient Psychiatry Unit has 12 beds, with a planned initial opening of 4 beds in March 2020, and ramp up as indicated by demand and appropriate staffing capabilities. It is specifically designed to meet the clinical needs of youth with autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders who present with acute symptoms requiring inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. All patient rooms are single occupancy, with safety padding on the walls, soft flooring and furnishings that are designed to minimize the need for use of restraint. The unit has specialized safe treatment rooms with observation capacity to facilitate functional behavioral analysis, assessments when indicated, and complex behavioral interventions for youth with aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior.  

The program manager has experience working with patients who have autism spectrum and developmental disabilities.  Consultation will be available from a psychologist who specializes in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the unit will be staffed with Board Certified Behavioral Analysts.   

The unit will have medical services support through the Division of Hospital Pediatrics, with consultation from a full range of medical subspecialties including Neurology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Cardiology and Genetics.

Key Clinical Program Director Interactions:

  • Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
  • Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health Service Line
  • Director of Acute Care Services, Behavioral Health Service Line
  • Medical Director, Psychiatric Crisis Center
  • Medical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Director of Psychology and Child Development Center
  • Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chief, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Child Development Center

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 Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry Services, the Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and 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 the 7A Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. The list below is not intended to be exhaustive.

  • Oversee (in conjunction with nursing and administrative leadership) the delivery of patient care for the clinical unit as provided by all hospital staff within their scope of practice on the clinical unit. 
  • Collaborate closely with nursing leadership, physicians, and administrative leadership to improve process outcomes, clinical outcomes, flow, access, and efficiency of delivered care. This includes but is not limited to supporting early discharge processes, hand hygiene, and the conducting of family centered rounds. 
  • Establish clinical unit-specific quality and safety goals in alignment with Hospital, Service Line and Department strategic goals. Specifically: 
    • Be ultimately accountable to Department Chief AND the Chief Medical Officer for the quality and safety performance of the designated unit 
    • Define and monitor (in conjunction with administrative leadership, nursing leadership and QIS staff) appropriate clinical unit specific outcomes and measures 
    • Establish improvement goals/targets for the unit which align with organizational strategic goals 
    • Track unit specific outcomes on a regular basis in relation to goals 
    • Implements system(s) changes to achieve target goals 
    • Manage data needs to achieve real-time unit improvement 
    • Lead or coach improvement teams on unit or in the clinic (as applicable)
    • Launch local improvement teams if applicable
    • Participate in advanced quality improvement training as suggested by the Department Chief or CMO 
    • Where possible, attends unit QI meetings with unit manager and staff 
  • Ensures adequate orientation to unit by new medical provider trainees and medical staff
  • Assists administrative staff and unit program managers in setting and communicating annual clinical goals and targets and in routinely presenting status reports on these goals to the Department and Service Line. 
  • In conjunction with unit program manager and administrative leadership, monitors patient, staff, and faculty satisfaction and assumes responsibility to help improve it – including but not limited to supporting hospital initiatives to enhance family and staff satisfaction. 
  • Communicates with all constituents (physicians, psychologists, behavioral health clinicians, nursing, other health care professionals and administration) as necessary to provide family centered, comprehensive care. 
  • Assist and support unit administrative staff (manager) in recruiting, training, evaluating and as necessary, disciplining and/or terminating subordinate staff. 
  • May assist administrative staff, Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry Services and Department Chief in developing unit specific operational and capital budgets. Works collaboratively and may assist unit management, Service Line administration, and Department Chief to develop budgets for the entire service line where applicable. 
  • Assists Departmental Chief to enforce professional conduct of physicians and staff engaged in clinical work on the unit. 
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager and Behavioral Health clinical leadership on developing and implementing programmatic goals.
  • Utilizes professional medical expertise to assess the unit’s clinical care to ascertain whether it is achieving its health care objectives, keeping scientifically competent and current, and continuously evaluating the work of its medical staff, e.g., the overall quality of clinical care being delivered to patients on a day-to-day basis.
  • Promote the development of a strong collaborative spirit and collegiality among the various disciplines serving patients in the 7A Inpatient Psychiatry Unit.
  • Ensures the quality and ethical medical education of trainees (including post-graduate medical, medical student, psychology, nursing and allied medical professional trainees) on the Unit.
  • Serves as a liaison with other units / services within the Behavioral Health Service line (Crisis Services, Consult-Liaison Service, Outpatient services, other inpatient units, etc.) and other NCH Medical Services.
  • Facilitate implementation of research studies established by NCH or OSU, and collaborate for research across both institutions.
  • Recruit, nurture and mentor an outstanding Psychiatry faculty, and support the recruitment of Psychology faculty, advanced practice providers, nursing staff and other disciplines.
  • Support and model as a visible leader Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s 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

The Candidate

Education

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

Professional Qualifications

The successful candidate will have two (2) + years of practicing medicine and be Board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  The ideal candidate will have experience working as an attending physician on an inpatient psychiatric unit and substantial experience working with patients with autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

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

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

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

Behavioral Health at NCH 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 NCH 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

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 822,553. It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 28th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,370,839, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland, Ohio. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States.

The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the United States. As of 2013, the city has the headquarters of five corporations in the U.S. Fortune 500: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, American Electric Power, L Brands, Big Lots and Cardinal Health. The fast- food corporations Wendy's and White Castle are also based in the Columbus metropolitan area.

In 2012, Columbus was ranked in BusinessWeek's 50 best cities in America. In 2013, Forbes gave Columbus an A rating as one of the top cities for business in the U.S., and later that year included the city on its list of Best Places for Business and Careers. Columbus was also ranked as the number 1 up-and- coming tech city in the nation by Forbes in 2008, and the city was ranked a top ten city by Relocate America in 2010. In 2007, fDi Magazine ranked the city number 3 in the U.S. for cities of the future, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was rated number 1 in 2009 by USA Travel Guide.

Ranked one of the coolest cities in the Midwest, the Columbus Region also tops the list of places where your buck can stretch the farthest. The overall cost of living the Columbus Region is lower than the national average, and lower than the state of Ohio. Housing is competitively priced with an index of 77, and  costs  for  healthcare,  transportation  and  utilities  are  near  the national average. The Columbus Region's real estate market is particularly competitive, with more than 68 percent of homes affordable for the median income.

For additional information on Columbus, please visit www.experiencecolumbus.com.

Contact

Interested candidates should send a resume/CV to WAVERLY PARTNERS, the executive search firm retained by Nationwide Children’s Hospital; email: NationwideChildrensCAP@Waverly-Partners.com

Ted W. Plattenburg
Managing Director
WAVERLY PARTNERS, LLC
Cell: (513) 260-3189
Email: tplattenburg@waverly-partners.com

Medical Director, Outpatient Services

The Position

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) 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 NCH.

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 NCH. 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 NCH 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 NCH 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 NCH Community Behavioral Health teams of therapists (Dublin, Westerville, the Livingston Ambulatory Center, Reynoldsburg-East, and Newark), as well as youth who are seen by NCH Community-Based therapists and youth who are not receiving therapy services through NCH.  Outpatient psychiatry providers also see patients who are in NCH School-Based clinics, two NCH 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 NCH 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 NCH 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 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

Neonatology Physician Scientist Faculty Position in the Center for Perinatal Research

The Center for Perinatal Research and 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 board certified/board eligible Neonatologist Physician Scientist. 

Nationwide Children’s is home to one of the largest NICU networks in the country caring for more than 3,000 patients each year. As a regional referral center, our Level IV NICU at NCH and our Level III NICU at OSU Wexner Medical Center specialize in the management of babies with complex birth defects, extreme prematurity and complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery. 

This position includes providing inpatient Neonatal Intensive Care for ill or premature newborn infants and is responsible for clinical service, teaching, research and scholarly activities. The position also offers substantial protected research time. Engagement in discovery and dissemination of new knowledge through development of an individual research or scholarly activity leading to extramural funding  is required.

The minimum requirements for this position include 1) M.D. and 3 years residency training in pediatrics. 3 years additional training in an ACGME accredited neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship. Board eligible/board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine. 2) Ability to obtain/maintain license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio. 3) An active basic research program specifically focused on the effects of preterm birth on long-term cardiopulmonary development including biomarker development and pre-clinical studies on interventions to improve outcomes. 4) The applicant must have a track record of published research and be eligible for or in the process of applying for extramural funding.  

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 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. The Center for Perinatal Research focuses on prevention of prematurity and understanding and treating the complications that occur as a result of preterm birth. Our diverse team encompasses expertise in both basic science and clinical investigations.  Collectively, the Center for Perinatal Research brought in $5.8 million in NIH funding and $600K in Foundation and Industry grants for the purpose of research.  The Center also is also one site of the Neonatal Research Network, a consortium of 17 institutions across the United States funded by the NIH to conduct randomized controlled trials. In addition, our accomplished Investigators have filed multiple patents for devices to improve infant outcome.

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

Lynette K. Rogers, PhD
Interim Director, Center for Perinatal Research
Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Ph. 614-355-6715
Lynette.Rogers@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 Endocrinology Faculty

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

The Division has strong Type 1 diabetes and Endocrinology programs. There is a plethora of comprehensive clinic and programs covering the full range of endocrine disorders, including sub-specialty programs for: Type 2 Diabetes, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Disorders of sexual differentiation, Gender, Metabolic Bone Disease, and many others.

There are also a number of multi-disciplinary clinics covering a variety of conditions with endocrine related co-morbidities. Perhaps the most prominent highlight of the program is the robust Quality Improvement program encompassing realms of diabetes and endocrine conditions.

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. Candidates with interest in DSDs and Gender disorders is desirable.

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, as well as adult patients with congenital diseases.

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.

Columbus, capital for the state of Ohio, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 1,800,000.   Quality of life and cost of living is outstanding.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 5 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 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 Hospitalist - Genesis Hospital (Zanesville, 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 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 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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

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.

  • 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 18 faculty and established programs in general ID, HDP, 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 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 Infectious Diseases Physician

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding pediatric infectious diseases physician to join our growing Host Defense Program 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 is required.

  • Clinical responsibilities include inpatient consultations, ambulatory clinic referrals, and pre-transplant evaluations, and attending on the general infectious disease consult and ward services.
  • Academic scholarly endeavors are strongly encouraged, and numerous opportunities exist for leading and participating in clinical/translational research and quality improvement efforts. 
  • As the first pediatric infectious diseases program to offer a Host Defense fellowship, the candidate will actively engage in fellow curriculum and education. 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 Host Defense Program (HDP) is a collaborative endeavor among the Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital designed to reduce infection-related morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised children through comprehensive clinical care and novel therapies, in collaboration with the Cellular Therapy and Cancer Immunotherapy Program.

The successful applicant will join the Section of Infectious Diseases which currently has 18 faculty and established programs in general ID, HDP, 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 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. Monica Ardura, HDP Medical Director, at: Monica.Ardura@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

Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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. J1 visa holders considered.

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:

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

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.