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(Archived) Observation Medicine - Lead Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Summa Health System - Barberton Campus

Last Updated: 8/16/21

Job Description

Seeking Experienced Lead PA/NP:

The Lead APP’s primary responsibility is to care for patients by building highly reliable, high performing APP clinicians as well as providing leadership for daily functioning, operations, administrative and clinical support to the APP’s within select observation sites. Their scope of responsibility includes 1-2 sites. They collaborate with the Medical Directors, Hospital Leadership, Emergency Department Physicians, ED/Observation Nursing leadership team, and hospital medical staff; to ensure the care delivery model provides and achieves high‐quality care for the patients, the department, the hospital, and the community. As a leader, they are responsible for creating and developing a pipeline of talent for the organization in addition to maintaining an inclusive work environment, providing recognition, performance coaching and career guidance to the APP teams.

  • Build a team of highly reliable, high-performing APP clinicians
  • Provide leadership to APP staff
  • Empower your fellow APPs by offering recognition, performance coaching and career guidance.
Required Education and Experience:
  • PA or NP Degree
  • NCCPA or Nursing Board Certification
  • State PA or NP License
  • Federal DEA License and State CDS License
  • Two (2) + years of clinical experience
  • Leadership experience either with USACS or previously
  • Medium-sized, full-service community hospital situated in a southern suburban area of Akron, Ohio
  • Modern facility is well equipped with recent renovations including newly renovated ED.
  • Very responsive back-up maintains good rapport with the Emergency Department and represents all specialties; only major trauma and severe pediatric cases are transferred; excellent support when needed is just minutes away at Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Support through an APP leadership structure at local, regional, and national levels
  • APP-focused Alignment and Retention Plan
  • Industry-leading and company funded 401k (an additional 10%)
  • Highly competitive financial & benefits package
  • Yearly CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
  • Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave
  • Pioneering Paid Military Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
  • The best medical malpractice including tail coverage
  • Industry-leading professional development programs
  • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group

Neighboring a rapidly growing suburban area, the hospital offers easy access to many amenities including the local dining and shopping of Akron and Canton. The major metropolitan attractions of Cleveland, which include a highly evolved cultural community, Indians baseball, Browns football, Cavaliers basketball, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the dining/night life of The Flats are about 40 minutes away. The local area boasts excellent housing including waterfront living on a local chain of lakes and access to neighborhoods with excellent public and parochial schools. Beautiful parks and local lakes further contribute to the high quality of life available in the area.

Company Details

Canton, Ohio, United States
US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) is committed to protecting and continually improving the quality of patient care. It’s the reason we formed our group and the driving force behind everything we do. Putting ownership in the hands of physicians and patient care at the forefront of every decision we make, we are growing to meet the needs of the changing industry and developing innovative ways to...