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Division Chief - Pediatric Neurology

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

Job Description

Division Chief – Pediatric Neurology

Additional Faculty Positions: Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, in affiliation with University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is recruiting a Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology. This leader will develop and implement Children’s clinical, educational, academic, research and advocacy goals for Pediatric Neurology, as well as represent Children’s leadership for issues affecting Pediatric Neurology at all inpatient and outpatient campus sites. The successful candidate will be board-certified in Pediatric Neurology; possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; strong emotional and social intelligence, and the ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization and university. The candidate also will have administrative, academic and clinical practice management experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care center.

Children’s is seeking to significantly increase its number of faculty to develop an epilepsy program, as well as other subspecialty interests, in Pediatric Neurology. All individuals will hold faculty appointments at University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Children’s also collaborates with Boys Town National Research Hospital to provide pediatric neurological care to the community.  The additional faculty will complement the current physicians at Children’s and Boys Town National Research Hospital. This provides additional opportunity for involvement in clinical research, clinical trials, as well as basic and translational research.

About Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Children’s serves as Nebraska’s only full-service pediatric specialty health care center. Our free-standing pediatric teaching 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, 190+ Specialists, 13 Satellite Offices, Pediatric Fellowship programs, and we are Magnet Certified.

Focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, clinical and outcomes research and advocacy, Children’s is embarking on a journey of transformational programmatic and physical growth to address local, regional, national and global patient care needs. Our new campus expansion will add 100 additional beds to the existing 145, as well as expand several key departments, including the NICU, PICU, Cardiac Care Center, Fetal Care Center, Surgical Services, and Education and Clinical & Outcomes Research.

About Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is a vibrant metropolitan that multiple Fortune 500 companies call home. With a population of over 925,000, Omaha offers all the amenities of a big city with the safety and friendly atmosphere of the Midwest. The greater Omaha area is home to outstanding public and private schools, as well as several notable universities, including University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Creighton University and College of Saint Mary. Enrich your lives through Omaha’s numerous cultural and sporting activities, including a professional symphony and ballet; the country’s largest community theater; art, history and children’s museums; a world-class zoo; the College World Series, Olympic trials, numerous collegiate sports and more.

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be emailed to Geralyn Azizkhan, Physician/Faculty Acquisition Administrator,, 402.955.6585 or 402.979.3103. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted October 30, 2017
Date Closes March 31, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Pediatric Neurology
Function Division Head
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

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • JCAHO Standards
  • Patient Safety
  • Public Health
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Medical Education / Training
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Evaluations
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Care
  • Excellent Communication

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