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Neonatologist Physician for Akron, OH (Perm)

Akron, OH 44372

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a full-time neonatologist to join a practice that emphasizes a team approach!  Generous sign-on bonus, research opportunities, and fellowship stipends available!
Job Description:
  • Stipend opportunity available for first, second and third year fellows. 
  • Long-term employment and growth opportunities
  • The practice covers 3 locations, all with NNP support, and no well-baby coverage.  All three sites have 24/7 NNP coverage and neonatologists take in-house call. 
    - Akron Children’s Hospital is a 75 bed, Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with all single patient rooms
    - Summa Akron City Hospital is a 21 bed, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Neonatal and Perinatal services
    - Cleveland Clinic Akron General is a 17 bed, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Neonatal and Perinatal services
  • Join a group that makes up ten Neonatologists.  
  • Additional responsibilities include teaching pediatric residents, NNPs, medical students and allied health professionals.  
  • Clinical research infrastructure exists, and participation is strongly encouraged. 
  • All practice sites are affiliated with the local medical school, Northeastern University College of Medicine (NEOMED), and Neonatologists are members of their clinical faculty.  Area has multiple colleges and universities within 30-minutes' driving distance.  
  • The Neonatology group has very low turnover and high sustainability.
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
  • Accepting visa candidates
  • Accepting new graduate candidates

Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary range based on experience and training (to be discussed at interview).  Provider may submit salary expectations with presentation.
  • Stipend opportunity available for first, second and third year fellows.
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Retention program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Continuing education accreditation
  • Health Insurance including prescription drugs
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term disability options
  • Employee stock purchase program – 15% discount*
  • 401k with company match**
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Identity Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit
** Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and over SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Eligible (within 5 years of residency) or Board Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 
  • OH license (or willing to obtain) 
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • Ohio
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Pediatrix Neonatology of Ohio at Akron:
Our mission is to provide compassionate, world-class care to the most vulnerable babies while supporting families throughout their child’s hospital stay. Our multidisciplinary team is equipped to provide comprehensive care for seriously ill newborns and address complications of prematurity and other issues, such as respiratory, craniofacial, endocrine and gastroenterological conditions. We strive to provide comprehensive, evidence-based care with an emphasis on open communication to ensure our tiniest patients and their families feel cared for and nurtured.
Join Pediatrix Neonatology Services Team (video):

Pediatrix® Medical Group, Inc. (Pediatrix) is the nation’s leading provider of physician services. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. Specialties include obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology complemented by more than 20 pediatric subspecialties, as well as pediatric primary and urgent care clinics. The group’s high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives. The physician-led company was founded in 1979 as a single neonatology practice and today provides its highly specialized and often critical care services through more than 5,000 affiliated physicians and other clinicians in 37 states. 
About the Community:

Many excellent public and private school systems exist in the area.  The area has unique attribute of having availability of access to all cultural, entertainment, sports, and recreational facilities of major metropolitan city of Cleveland while free of the hustle and bustle and having a small-town feel.  Combined with low cost of living, Akron is a wonderful place to raise a family while living a low-stress life.  

With its unique blend of big-city life coupled with a small-town feel, Greater Akron has the potential to make anyone feel right at home.  It is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities and is surrounded by thousands of acres of parkland and countryside, which is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.  The area also enjoys top-notch educational resources along with over a dozen colleges and universities.  With its low cost of living, it’s no wonder Akron is a wonderful place to live and raise a family.   

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support