Ohio based, Akron Children’s Hospital has an outstanding opportunity for the Division Director of Pediatric Dentistry. Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio and was recently named by Modern Healthcare as the fastest growing Children’s Hospital in the Nation!
Akron Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked by US News and World Report in six pediatric specialties and is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes:
Two free-standing pediatric hospitals
700+ providers, who manage over 900,000 patient visits annually
A network of 90+ primary and specialty care locations
Robust research and innovation endeavors through the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute
Academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available and commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will provide clinical and administrative leadership to the growing Pediatric Dentistry Division. The candidate will report to the Chair of Surgery and be responsible for recruitment and mentoring of providers, maintaining the highest benchmarks of clinical quality through a continual focus on performance improvement, ensuring strict adherence to compliance standards, developing research initiatives, and achieving outstanding patient experience results for the children and families we serve. The pediatric dentistry division is comprised of 18 dentists and is a mix of community based and employed providers.
This position is also responsible for providing clinical and operational leadership of the Akron Children’s Celeste Myers Pediatric Dental Clinic. The Clinic was established to meet the oral healthcare needs of low-income and special needs children and is a state-of-the-art four operatory facility. The all-employed staff consists of five pediatric dentists and a team of hygienists and support personnel. The clinic team works collaboratively to manage over 7,000 visits per year and provides much needed diagnostic, treatment and surgical interventions.
Expansion of the rapidly growing Dental Clinic and creation of a pediatric dentistry residency are major focuses of this role.
Community Overview: Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland. From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio has something for everyone. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources. This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment. Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online or send their CV to Lori Schapel, Physician Recruiter firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements: The incumbent will be board certified in Pediatric Dentistry with requisite fellowship training, and will have the ability to obtain an active dental license in the state of Ohio. He/she will have demonstrated leadership experience in clinical practice, research and medical education to attain the highest standards of patient care.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1746
Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 1, 000,000 patients each year. With two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 29+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio. The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s Hospital spans the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care. The regional burn center treats both adults and children and enjoys excellent community support.
Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to family-centered care, and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute. Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children’s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.