Nationwide Children’s Hospital is currently seeking two junior or early/mid-career physicians to join the Pediatric Pulmonary Department located at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, an affiliate of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
The Pulmonary Medicine Department at Mercy Health Children’s Hospital includes a multidisciplinary staff consisting of nurses, medical assistants, respiratory therapists, social workers, and clerical support. Support staff are available to perform pulmonary function tests, as well as bronchoscopies with sedation. The position includes teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students. This position includes inpatient consultation to the pediatricians and pediatric sub specialists, the NICU, and Emergency Department. The position also includes general outpatient pediatric pulmonary services and some outreach clinics in the region.
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 Pediatric Pulmonology and eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.
Candidates will be able to collaborate with faculty in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. The Division consists of 18 faculty and a multidisciplinary staff includes nurse practitioners, nurses, clinical pharmacists, medical assistants, respiratory and rehabilitation therapists, psychologists, dieticians, and social workers. Care is provided for respiratory diseases, including sleep medicine and lung and heart lung transplantation. There are robust programs to provide care for asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep disordered breathing, BPD, neuromuscular diseases, sickle cell associated lung disease, among others. The candidate would be able to participate in the educational conferences and meetings for the division and in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.
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.
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About Nationwide Children's Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 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 freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s is ranked in the top 10 nationally in 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.