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Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH, United States
30+ days ago
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, Ohio, United States
30+ days ago


Akron Children’s Hospital seeks an MD or DO Pathologist with Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics training, or a PhD with training and certification in Clinical Laboratory Genetics and Genomics.  This is a new position to support growth initiatives in these areas.  The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Akron Children’s is a regional referral center for adult and pediatric genetic and infectious disease molecular testing.   The position is predominantly clinical in focus, with clinically oriented research opportunities available. 

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is staffed by seven Pathologists and two PhD directors.  The successful candidate will join the Genomics team which consists of one Molecular Pathologist and one Cytogeneticist, along with a seasoned team of technical staff.  In 2020, the molecular laboratory performed over 42,962 tests, while the cytogenetics laboratory performed over 1,084 tests.

Akron Children’s offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, CME allowance, healthcare, disability and malpractice coverage.

Hospital Overview

Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 1,000,000 patients each year.  With two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 29+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at more than 50 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio.  The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s the hospital span the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care. 

Akron Children’s is dedicated to family-centered care, and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute.  Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children’s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.

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 over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment.  Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop and dine!

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply on line at: Pediatric Pathologist in Akron, OH | Akron Children's Hospital, or send their CV to Lori Schapel at lschapel@akronchildrens.org.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58540547
  • Location:
    Akron, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name: Akron Children's Hospital
  • Position Title: Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
  • Industry: Medical/Science
  • Job Function: Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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