Akron Children's Hospital is seeking a visionary Physician Leader to oversee and enhance the Behavioral Health Service Line for the organization in administrative partnership with the Vice President responsible for the service line. This leader's scope includes all domains: Inpatient Services, Crisis and Emergency Services, Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs (Partial, IOP, Specialty Office Visits), Integrated - Primary Care Behavioral Health Therapy, including chronic disease support, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders and addiction' telepsychiatry and virtual therapy services. Responsibilities include Education oversight for Behavioral Health Service Line education programs of our own child and adolescent fellowships as well as trainees at all levels and CME. The chair further supports faculty development including leadership development, research and quality improvement and teaching services in conjunction with Chief Academic Officer. This position has an endowed Chair - Lois C. Orr Endowed Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Requirements The successful candidate will be an MD/DO with board certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and have a minimum of 5 years of experience with a demonstrated track record of results and fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion within a team of faculty, staff and students. The physician leader will pursue academic appointment at the rank of Associate or full Professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).
Hospital Overview:  Ranked as a Best Children's Hospital by US News and World Report, Akron Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, providing more than 1 million patient encounters each year. We are the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Northeast Ohio and the 8th largest children's hospital in the country. It is centered around two free-standing pediatric hospitals, regional health centers, and 50+ primary care and subspecialty locations. Services at Akron Children's Hospital span the entire scope of medical services available today - from routine and preventative care, including a robust school health network and the newly formed Akron Children's Health Care collaborative resulting from receiving the Health Care Innovation Award (HCIA) from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)-- to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care.
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 nearly 35,000 acres of Metro Parks for year-round enjoyment.
For consideration, an application should include a letter describing interest in the position and relevant experience a Curriculum Vitae addressed to Lori Schapel, Manager of Physician Recruitment, Akron Children's Hospital, One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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