Division Chief - Pediatric Neurosurgery

Employer
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Closes
Dec 30, 2018
Ref
1964600
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Children’s is a vibrant, free-standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska’s only full service pediatric specialty health care center focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, clinical and outcomes research, and advocacy. The hospital is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth to address our local, regional, national and global patient care. The hospital has a Level IV Regional NICU, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Specialized Clinical Pediatric Services, and 24/7 Pediatric Intensivists.  We have 50+ Specialty Clinics, 200+ Specialists, 14 Satellite Offices, multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs, and is Magnet Certified.  Our new campus expansion plans include an additional 100 beds to the existing 145, expansion to the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center and Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and Surgical Services. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.

This leader will be responsible to develop and implement the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of this position, the individual will share in the clinical responsibilities with the faculty. We are seeking individuals who are fellowship trained in Pediatric Neurosurgery to provide clinical leadership for this growing division. He/she will have administrative, academic, and clinical practice management experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center. This individual will represent the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center leadership at the University for matters involving Pediatric Neurosurgery at all campus sites.

Children’s growth and transformation creates opportunity for innovation, education, and research. The Child Health Research Institute has been established and will provide start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science, or translational research. We seek individuals with strong emotional and social intelligence and a demonstrated ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization, especially the hospital and university leadership. Successful candidates will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

Omaha enjoys four distinct seasons, along with an exciting metropolitan and a population over 925,000. The people of Omaha make it a safe city where it is special to live and enjoy all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in cultural activities including a professional symphony, ballet, theater, art, history, children’s museums, and a world class zoo that will appeal to every taste. Additionally, Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools. There are numerous universities and colleges, most notably the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University, and the College of Saint Mary’s. In addition to the many collegiate sports, Omaha hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, the Olympic Curling Trials, and the College World Series. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.

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