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Pediatric Neurosurgeon

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

Job Description

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Pediatric Neurosurgeon. 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, basic science and translational 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, Infant MRI, full urology support with new urodynamic suite, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and new operating rooms, one which will have intraoperative MRI and navigational system. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.

This individual will promote the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution. We are seeking individuals to join the faculty who are fellowship trained in Pediatric Neurosurgery to provide clinical expertise for this growing division. Successful candidates will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in the Department of Neurosurgery.  Dr. Aviva Abosch is the Department Chair of Neurosurgery.  Children’s growth and transformation creates opportunity for innovation, education, and research. The Child Health Research Institute has been established and will provide start-up and gap funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science, or translational research. 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 hospital and university.


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: Jon Clay, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment, or 402.955.6971. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted January 30, 2019
Date Closes July 22, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Pediatric Neurosurgery
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 29-1067.00 Surgeons
Zipcode 68114
Name Jon Clay
Phone (402) 955-6971

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