Nationwide Children’s Hospital seeks a dynamic and innovative Section Chief for the Ambulatory Pediatrics Division in the Department of Pediatrics of the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine. This prominent physician executive role dually reports to the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Brilli and the Ambulatory Pediatrics Division Chief, Dr. Alex Kemper. The Section Chief has primary oversight of clinical operations of the Section that includes access to care, quality of care, and patient safety.
Currently the Section of Ambulatory Pediatrics has 88 faculty members. The Division has comprehensive programs including a primary care network of 13 practices with multidisciplinary staff located in the community and school-based services. A close working relationship with Partners for Kids, our large pediatric accountable care organization, represents a unique opportunity for the leader of the Section. Practices serve as teaching sites for the OSU and Ohio University medical students and residents. There is a two year Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship Program.
To lead the Section, we seek an excellent general pediatrician with administrative experience and a commitment to education, quality improvement and safety initiatives. The ideal candidate will be collaborative having mastered inter-personal and communication skills, an ability to interact with community leaders, departmental and hospital leadership, have a strong record of mentoring,
a keen business sense and ability to develop and grow a program. Academic rank will be at the appropriate professorial level. Previous experience working with diverse, underserved populations and an interest in innovative ways to improve the quality of care for children in the community is desired.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) is a 2016-17 USNWR “Best Children’s Hospitals - Honor Roll” recipient and employs a medical staff of over 1,100 and more than 10,000 employees, providing state-of-the-art pediatric care for one million patient visits annually.
Nationwide Children’s is more than a hospital. We are 68 facilities extending out across Ohio and beyond. In addition, the Research Institute at NCH is one of the top NIH-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities in the United States .Columbus, the Ohio state capital and the 15th largest city in the United States, is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of 1,800,000. Quality of life and cost of living is very affordable.
If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, contact the chair of the search committee:
Timothy F. Feltes, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.