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Division Chief & Additional Faculty - Child Neurology

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Division Chief – Child Neurology

Additional Faculty Positions: Child Neurology, Child Epilepsy

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting Child Neurologists. 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.

The Division Chief 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. This is an outstanding leadership opportunity as we build a neuroscience 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 the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. The Child Health Research Institute provides start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science, or translational research. Research interests are strongly desired and supported. This individual should 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 will have administrative, academic and clinical practice management experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care center.

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.

Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to Geralyn Azizkhan, Director, Physician and Faculty Affairs, gazizkhan@childrensomaha.org or 402.955.6585. Cell: 402.979.3103. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted October 8, 2018
Date Closes January 6, 2019
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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