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Pediatric Nephrologist

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Pediatric Nephrologist


Children’s Hospital & Medical Center with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine is recruiting a Pediatric Nephrologist to join a thriving academic practice.  The Division of Pediatric Nephrology currently has four faculty members, nurse case managers, pediatric dialysis nurse, a renal dietitian, transplant coordinator, dedicated pharmacists, social workers, child life, music therapists, and education specialists.  We provide a full service pediatric dialysis and are building a freestanding pediatric unit.  We serve patients from prenatal consultation through transition to our adult nephrology colleagues at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. We conduct multidisciplinary clinics with pediatric urologists and rheumatologist. All faculty will be responsible for teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.  The successful candidate will be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Nephrology with a passion for quality patient care. An interest or focus in transplantation is encouraged and welcomed. The individual will hold a faculty position at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. This is a unique opportunity with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Nephrology. The UNMC Department of Pediatrics has a strategic goal of growing clinical research and continuing excellence in basic science research, resident and fellow education, international outreach in addition to being a Center of Excellence for patient care.  Exciting research opportunities are available. Candidates will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.  He/she will have clinical and academic experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center.  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 and university.

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, 13 Satellite Offices, 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, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Education, Clinical & Outcomes Research.

As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17.

Omaha is a vibrant metropolitan with a population of over 925,000 which enjoys four distinct seasons.  The people of Omaha make it a safe city where it is special to live and enjoy all the amenities of a large city with the warmth of the Midwest.  Omaha is a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies making for an extraordinary quality of life.

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to:

Teri Mauch, MD, PhD, Professor and Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology,, 402-559-7305

Geralyn Azizkhan, Director, Physician and Faculty Affairs,,  or 402-955-6585,

Cell:  402-979-3103.  All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted September 7, 2017
Date Closes December 6, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Expert (Highly skilled)
SOC Category 29-1065.00 Pediatricians, General
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits (Same-Sex)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Doctor (On-site)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Remote Access
  • Shuttle Service
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workout Facilities

This job requires the following skills

  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • JCAHO Standards
  • Patient Safety
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Dialysis
  • Medical Education / Training
  • Patient Evaluations
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Care
  • Excellent Communication

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