Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology. Interested candidates should be BE/BC in Pediatric Cardiology with a strong leadership background and enthusiasm for continual division growth. The Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery divisions consist of 15 cardiologists, three cardiac surgeons, and 10 advanced practice providers. This is a unique opportunity, with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Cardiology. This leader will be responsible to develop and implement the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution. Strong leadership skills and the ability to develop trust and work cooperatively in a diverse and inclusive environment are essential. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of this position, the individual will share in the clinical responsibilities with the faculty.
The Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Heart Center at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center provides care for patients of all ages, including fetuses, newborns, toddlers, preteens, adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). Our multidisciplinary team treats the full range of pediatric and adult congenital heart conditions. Children’s has been ranked as one of America’s top children’s hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report every year since 2011. The Heart Center is a certified Aetna Institute of Excellence for pediatric congenital heart surgery. Children’s cardiac program performs more than 500 surgeries, has approximately 9,300 clinical visits and over 10,500 echocardiograms annually. The cardiac catheterization laboratory performed over 500 cases last year in close partnership with our adult congenital heart disease program. The interventional program boasts new and state of the art Siemens interventional systems, including “first in the world” utilization of the Siemens Pheno for primary congenital applications. Both suites are hybrid cardiac operating rooms, more than 1200 square feet each. The program performs all forms of hemodynamic, interventional procedures, including transcatheter valve implantation, premature infant PDA closure, pulmonary vein interventions, valvuloplasties, and septal defect closure. The catheterization team has an active research program and routinely participates in multicenter outcomes and device trials for patients with congenital heart disease.
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is the only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region and beyond. Children’s is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional NICU and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. Opening in 2021, the new Hubbard Center for Children will be home to an additional 100+ patient beds, an expanded NICU, a dedicated “door-to-door” variable acuity Cardiac Care Unit, a new Cancer & Blood Disorders Unit, expanded surgical space, an expanded Radiology and Emergency Department and more.
The Child Health Research Institute was established in 2017 and aims to assist investigators with start-up and gap funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science or translational research. Children’s is recognized as a 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in four pediatric specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology.
With a population of nearly one million, Omaha offers all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in arts and cultural activities and is home to a world-class zoo that appeals to children and adults alike. Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools and is home to numerous universities and colleges. 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.
We are committed to increasing diversity in our organizations to reflect the population that we serve and encourage applications from all candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to: Brenda Krull, Director, Physician & Faculty Affairs bkrull@ChildrensOmaha.org or 402.955.6585. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.
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About Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is the only full-service, pediatric health care center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region and beyond. Children’s is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional NICU and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. Children’s is focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, translational research and advocacy and is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth. Opening in Fall 2021, the new Hubbard Center for Children will be home to an additional 100 patient beds, an expanded NICU, a dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, a new Cancer & Blood Disorders Unit, expanded surgical space, an expanded Radiology and Emergency Department and more. Children’s is recognized as a 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in four pediatric specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery, and Urology.