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Pediatric Intensivist

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

Job Description

Pediatric Intensivist

Pediatric Cardiac Intensivists

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine is recruiting 2-3 Pediatric Intensivists with experience in cardiac care and 1 Pediatric Intensivist to add to a thriving academic practice.  Children’s is a vibrant free standing 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 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 of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and development of a Cardiac Center including dedicated critical care services.  Learn more about the Children’s Hospital ( Password: changelives)

  • The 19 bed multidisciplinary Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is being expanded by 8 additional beds at Children’s in May 2018.  The PICU faculty support a busy cardiothoracic surgery program with three surgeons, heart transplant program and a full complement of pediatric subspecialties.  The faculty also supports the 20 bed PICU at the University of Nebraska Medical Center which is home to one of the largest abdominal organ transplant programs in the country.  It is also a Level I Trauma Center.  The successful candidate will be board certified or eligible in Pediatric Critical Care with a passion for quality patient care.
  • Candidates must have a strong clinical background including post-operative cardiac care.  Additional cardiac training is highly desirable.  All faculty will be responsible for teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.  The candidate will join the existing 12 pediatric intensivists and hold a faculty position at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.
  • We are also seeking a Pediatric Intensivist with a particular interest in Clinical and Translational Research.  We actively participate in PALISI studies.  This is an outstanding opportunity to build an academic career with Clinical Research as an emphasis.   
  • The faculty are engaged in several areas of interest including Transport, Extra Corporeal Support, Palliative Care, and Simulation.  There is opportunity for basic science and clinical research which is strongly desired and supported.  
  • This is a unique opportunity with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Critical Care.  Candidates will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.  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.

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 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, and children’s museums, and a world class zoo.  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 just to name a few.  All this combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies make for an extraordinary quality of life.

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

Mohan Mysore, Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, or 402-203-5902 or

Brenda Krull, Administrator Physician/Faculty Recruitment, or 402-955-6971

All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes December 12, 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
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • JCAHO Standards
  • Patient Safety
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Medical Education / Training
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Evaluations
  • Critical Care
  • Healthcare Specialty
  • Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Excellent Communication

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
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