Division Chief - Pediatric Otolaryngology & Additional Faculty

Division Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology Otolaryngology Faculty Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Division Chief and Faculty for the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Individuals need to be BE/BC. 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.

Individuals will hold a faculty position at The University of Nebraska College of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology. Pediatric Otolaryngology faculty share a robust clinical practice in an outstanding facility where teaching, education, research, and advocacy are premier. There are strong partnerships with over 50 subspecialty services including pulmonology, sleep, allergy, neurology, etc. There is opportunity to establish and lead multidisciplinary programs. The Division Chief will be responsible to develop and implement the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution for Pediatric Otolaryngology and recruit additional faculty to carry out these goals. The Division Chief will represent the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center leadership to the University regarding matters involving Pediatric Otolaryngology at all in-patient and out-patient campus sites. He/she will have administrative, academic, and clinical practice management experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center. This is an environment that is growing and supportive of leaders and faculty with a passion for their patients, training medical students, residents, and fellows, working closely with colleagues, and embracing educational, academic and research opportunities. We are seeking an individual with an interest to develop robust research programs. The Child Health Research Institute has been established and will provide start-up 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 organization 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:

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.