Summa Health System is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and multiple foundations, Summa is nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa's clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. Summa also is a founding partner of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron. For more information, visit our website or find us on Facebook and Twitter .
The System represents more than 2,000 licensed, inpatient beds at Summa Akron City, Summa St. Thomas, Summa Western Reserve, Summa Barberton, Summa Wadsworth-Rittman, and Robinson Memorial Hospital, a Summa affiliate, as well as the Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center. In addition, outpatient care is extended through a network of community-based health centers dedicated to providing high quality healthcare services to preserve and enhance the health and well being of the citizens of the community. Summa Akron City and Summa St. Thomas Hospitals are teaching affiliates of the Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine & Pharmacy (NEOUCOM), including 13 accredited residency training programs.
Summa Western Reserve Hospital is a teaching affiliate of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM) and the Centers of Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE) offering six accredited osteopathic residency programs and one podiatric residency, and Summa Barberton Hospital is a teaching affiliate of NEOUCOM, offering an accredited family practice residency training program. The Summa Foundation, the System's philanthropic entity, incorporates development, government relations, community benefit and diversity, to create and implement innovative partnerships, health policy opportunities and funding strategies to lead the health system's education, research and patient care agenda.
Summa Physicians Inc., Summa Akron City and Summa St. Thomas Hospitals' network of multi-specialty physicians, has more than 250 doctors in its group. Summa Health Network, Summa's physician-hospital organization, represents more than 1,000 physicians. In 2005, Summa Health System joined Mercy Medical Center in Canton in ownership of Ohio Health Choice, a preferred provider organization.
The Summa Enterprise Group creates for-profit opportunities to bring health-based products to market. SummaCare, the system's health plan, is recognized for outstanding product offerings and customer service by U.S. News & World Report and provides medical coverage for more than to 130,000 members in Northeast Ohio.
To respond to the impact of changing regional and local demographics, Summa launched an initiative in 1994 aimed at creating a more inclusive and diverse environment for our employees and patients. Today, the Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) has several subcommittees that are working to address how the different aspects of diversity affect Summa.
Embracing diversity is an important goal at Summa. Understanding and appreciating our similarities and differences allows us to maximize individual and corporate success. We are committed to recognizing and utilizing individual talents and skills to deliver compassionate, quality care to our most valuable customers - our patients - and to each other.
Summa Health System respects and values all individuals!
Summa Health System is an Affirmative Action employer that promotes Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity for all individuals. Women, veterans, members of minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Summa Health System provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Affirmative Action Coordinator, Tenille N. Kaus at 330-375-4156 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-to-case basis.