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Nationwide Children’s Hospital is seeking a physician to join the primary care team at Defiance Pediatrics in Defiance, Ohio. Defiance Pediatrics is a very well-established, multispecialty practice and is the only pediatric practice in Defiance County.
The successful candidate will join this existing pediatric primary care practice with a pediatric nurse practitioner. The clinical support team consists of RNs, LPNs, medical assistants, and registration staff. Qualified applicants must be board certified or board eligible in General Pediatrics, have strong clinical skills, and a desire to help those in the community.
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 eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio.
After working collaboratively for more than two years to provide high quality health care to children and their families throughout the region Nationwide Children’s Hospital acquired Mercy Health Children's Hospital effective March 1, 2022 and transitioned to Nationwide Children’s – Toledo.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Toledo remains committed to continuing the legacy developed by Mercy Health – Children’s Hospital in providing compassionate and quality care close to home. For more information, visit NationwideChildrens.org/newsroom/news-releases/2022/03/toledo-announcement.
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 50 states and 49 countries in addition to providing more than $260 million in charity care and community benefit services annually. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.
If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying to or discussing this opportunity, please contact:
Physician Talent Acquisition
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
All inquiries and referrals will remain confidential.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.6 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 Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing 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.