Children’s Hospital & Medical Center with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine is recruiting a Division Chief of Hospital Medicine. 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, 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, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Education, Clinical & Outcomes Research.
The Division Chief of Hospital Medicine provides overall clinical leadership for the practice of pediatric hospital medicine. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of this position, the individual will share in the clinical responsibilities with 20 pediatric hospitalists. The successful candidate will be board certified in Pediatrics with recent pediatric hospitalist experience, preferably in a leadership role. This leader will be responsible to develop and implement the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution for Hospital Medicine and hold a faculty position at the University of Nebraska. This individual will represent the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center leadership to the University for issues involving Hospital Medicine Programs at all in-patient campus sites. The planning and development of a Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program is one of the leadership responsibilities associated with this position. Candidates will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. He/she will have administrative, academic, and clinical practice management experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center. 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, especially hospital and university leadership.
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Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to:
Geralyn Azizkhan, Director, Physician and Faculty Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 402-955-6585, Cell: 402-979-3103. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.
Proudly serving children since 1948, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is the only free standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska's only full service pediatric specialty health care center. The pediatric affiliation between Children’s and the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine supports the hospital's mission to improve the life of every child through extraordinary... clinical care, education, clinical and outcomes research and advocacy. The hospital cares for children with complex and rare diseases regionally, nationally, and globally as part of its mission to be a global leader for children's health. Children’s is also the primary teaching site for the family practice and joint pediatric residency programs at Creighton University and UNMC. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center has achieved the Magnet designation for nursing excellence and is an InfoWorld 100 award winner for innovation in information technology. For additional information, please visit www.ChildrensOmaha.org.