The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Creighton University School of Medicine, in partnership with CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center seeks a nationally recognized, full-time, tenure track Clinician-Investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to serve as the founding Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. This opportunity exists for a visionary leader to establish and grow an Orthopaedic Surgery Department & residency program in all of its domains. The Chair will collaborate with outstanding colleagues in a forward-thinking and dynamic academic and business model.
Qualified candidates will have a record of significant academic and clinical accomplishments with a history of peer-reviewed publications and consistent research productivity. Experience in program building and funded research are desirable. Candidates should have experience mentoring trainees and junior faculty, have outstanding teaching and clinical skills, and be comfortable working in a highly matrixed organization. The Chair should be an exceptional surgeon and active clinically. Candidates must be certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and have experience within an ACGME accredited training program.
The Orthopaedic Surgery program will be developing an active residency program with 10-15 residents and faculty members. The start date is negotiable and the position will stay open until filled.
Additional Highlights Include:
- CHI and Creighton University Medical Center are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women, Under-represented minorities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Working in an academic and teaching environment educating Creighton University’s orthopaedic residents and medical students and conducting research in collaboration with scientists within Common Spirit and Creighton University School of Medicine. Highly competitive Salary Guarantee Paid Relocation Expenses Omaha, Nebraska is consistently ranked as one of America’s best cities for livability, affordability, quality of life, and schooling.
Academic Health System
At CHI Health, we believe in the power of education. That is why—as partners with Creighton University School of Medicine—we are shaping a new future for Academic Health. Our new Academic Medical Center at Bergan Mercy supports a culture where academic and community physicians collaborate. Together, we are taking education, research and innovation well into the future.
About CHI Health
CHI Health, sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is the largest faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. A growing multi-specialty network of highly-skilled medical providers, we offer primary and specialty care at more than 100 locations throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. CHI Health Clinic and The Physician Network combined employ over 900 physicians and advanced practice clinicians representing more than 40 specialties.