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Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

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

Job Description

Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Pediatric Palliative Care Physician. 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. We have an ACGME approved pediatric palliative care fellowship program. 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. 

The Hand in Hand Pediatric Palliative Care Team in Omaha, Nebraska welcomes applications for a full-time board-certified or board-eligible pediatric palliative care physician to join our creative, energetic, academic, interdisciplinary, solidarity-centered team. The Hand in Hand team has been in existence for ten years with evolution from a pilot, grassroots endeavor to now thriving as an academic division within the Department of Pediatrics. The team consists of two physicians, one nurse case manager, one social worker, one chaplain, and one child life specialist. Integrative services offered by our certified integrative care teammates include tai chi/gentle yoga, aromatherapy, massage therapy, and Healing Touch. We are a consult-based service with an inpatient, outpatient, and community presence. There are meaningful opportunities for integration in chronic complex pediatrics, fetal and NICU settings, intensive care integration, cardiology and CT surgery, oncology, and additional realms. The team focuses on quality of life, goals of care, symptom management and intervention, and provider-child-family communication with an emphasis on child voice. The Hand in Hand team is involved in foundational and implementation-based academic research; quality improvement projects; education of medical students, residents, fellows, and colleagues as part of a primary palliative care educational initiative; and campus-wide academic engagement. The team received the Circle of Life Citation of Honor in 2018.

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 collegial 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: Christin Zbylut, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment, or 402.955.8344.

All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Job Details

Date Posted February 14, 2020
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 29-1069.00 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
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
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Remote Access
  • Shuttle Service
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
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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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