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Nationwide Children’s - Toledo Physician Career Opportunities

Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Toledo is 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 - Toledo, please contact:

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition
(614) 355-2851   
Vanessa.Ladd@NationwideChildrens.org

 
Chief of Urology

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Activities:

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

Academic:

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

Quality: 

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

Leadership:

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

CHRACTERISTICS AND COMPETENCIES

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

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

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

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

Rama Jayanthi, MD
Chief, Pediatric Urology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Rama.Jayanthi@NationwideChildrens.org

Department of Urology Positions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Position

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

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics includes a multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, medical assistants, social workers, and clerical support. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students.

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

Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. The division currently consists of 8 clinical faculty and 4 nurse practitioners who work closely with Pediatric Psychology and other disciplines to provide interprofessional care for children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders.  Areas of expertise include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, Myelomeningocele, William Syndrome, Neonatal Follow Up, and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

The Child Development Center and Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders provide state of the art evaluation and treatment services for children with ASD and their families. The Division leads numerous quality improvement projects designed to improve clinical outcomes and reduce avoidable harm and is a member of the Autism Care Network (ACNet).

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital and will look to enhance the clinical care of patients and families through additional physician recruitment, investing in future programs and families.

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

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

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

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

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.


Pediatric Hospitalist

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

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

The successful candidate will join 5 board-certified pediatric hospitalists who currently staff the Toledo location. This team provides 24/7 coverage for the inpatient pediatric service with both day and night shifts as well as some coverage of the well-baby nursery. PICU and NICU units are also on site. The team is open to the option of hiring a nocturnist, if desired. Current day shifts are 9 hours and night shifts are 15 hours. 

This is a rewarding opportunity for the right Pediatric Hospitalist physician to be part of a well-respected team. The position will include responsibility for teaching residents (Pediatric and Family Medicine) as well as medical students. There are multiple opportunities for growth to lead committees in different areas of interest. No delivery attendance required.

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.

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org. 

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatric Neurologist

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

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

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org. 

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Pediatrician

The Division of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital Toledo is seeking a full-time Pediatrician to join PediatriCare Associates located in Sylvania, OH. 

The successful candidate will join this existing pediatric primary care practice of 5 pediatricians.

The clinical support team consists of RNs, LPNs, medical assistants, and registration staff.  Qualified applicants must be board certified or board eligible in General Pediatrics, have strong clinical skills, and a desire to help those in the community. 

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org 
Phone: 614-355-2851   
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential. 


Pediatrician - Community Practice (Bowling Green, Ohio)

Wood County Medical Associates - Bowling Green, Ohio

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

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

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

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.6 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.

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

Vanessa Ladd
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Vanessa.Ladd@nationwidechildrens.org

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Psychologist Position

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

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

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

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

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

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.6 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

Eric Butter, PhD
Chief, Division of Psychology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Eric.Butter@nationwidechildrens.org 

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.

Sports Medicine Physician

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician to join Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo as we look to expand and grow the sports medicine program in Northwest Ohio.

This sports medicine physician would be located in our outpatient sports medicine practice alongside a team comprised of athletic trainers, nursing, and clerical staff. This role will provide direct patient care as it relates to evaluation, treatment, prevention and management of illness/injury and rehabilitation needed for return to sport or active and health lifestyle. They would work collaboratively with our well-established team of over 40 athletic trainers who currently provide services for over 35 schools throughout Northwest Ohio. This physician would also partner with our orthopedic surgeons when surgical intervention is a consideration for treatment.

Qualified applicants must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, PM & R, or Emergency Medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine upon hire. Applicants must also have completed Fellowship training in Sports Medicine from an ACGME or AOA accredited program A successful candidate will have strong clinical skills, a commitment to teaching and a desire to help those in the community. This physician will have responsibility to help create the vision and growth plan for our sports medicine program.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized pediatric hospital and research center. Consistently named to the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll list of America’s top 10 children’s hospitals, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has more than 1.3 million patient visits annually representing patients from 49 states and 43 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org

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

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

All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.