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Dayton Children’s Hospital has a full time opportunity for an experienced pediatrician to serve as chief for our Urgent Care centers.  These are 100% pediatric practices located throughout the Dayton region.

The chief will provide medical leadership and oversight at Dayton Children’s Hospitals urgent care centers.  The chief will work collaboratively with the administrative personnel to assist in obtaining departmental expectations and goals.

It is of utmost importance that the candidate demonstrate great compassion and collaboration with others and share our other values which include patient safety first, innovation, ownership and good resource stewardship. The successful candidate must be kind and considerate. He/She must bring out the best in the people around them and encourage open discussion of sharing of opinions in a professional and safe environment.

Successful candidates must be board certified in pediatrics and hold an unrestricted Ohio medical license.  3-4 years urgent care, general pediatric practice or pediatric emergency medicine experience required.  Leadership/management interest and experience strongly desired.

Responsibilities of the position include:

•Maintains physician and nurse practitioner staffing and schedules to ensure patients are seen on a timely basis.

•Manages the performance of the department’s medical staff.

•Develops and implements appropriate quality improvement initiatives and resolves any quality concerns.

•Monitors and takes actions to be in compliance with all regulatory standards.

•Responsible for supervision of nurse practitioners and completing standard of care arrangements.

•Implementation of strategic and operational plans to meet strategic goals and expectations.

•Communicates with referring physicians and implements plans to meet their expectations.

•Works with Chief Medical Officer to identify goals and opportunities for the urgent care centers.

•Collaborate with the outreach program for the process of following up with families after their visit.

•Involved in the approval process for EPIC changes that impact urgent care.

•Collaborates with their nursing dyad to develop departmental metrics, and assists with the implementation that is needed to meet the metrics related to providers.

Dayton Children's urgent care the only urgent care center in the Dayton region that is fully staffed by board certified pediatricians.  The current urgent care center is located in Springboro, Ohio at the hospital’s south campus.  Expansion of urgent care services to other local communities is underway.

contact us

If you are interested in a pediatric physician career at Dayton Children’s please contact our physician recruitment manager, Cyndy Emerson, at 937-641-5307 or by email.

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