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Faculty - Pediatric Neurology

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Faculty - Pediatric Neurology Children's Hospital & Medical Center, in affiliation with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting child neurology specialists to develop a robust Child Neurology division. This affiliation aligns the two organizations in a way that allows a shared vision for the future of pediatric health care and ensures children have access to world-class clinical care.

  • 8 total designated Child Neurology providers
  • Four-bed epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) projected to be completed in 2020
  • Strong collaboration with UNMC Neurology Team
  • Opportunity to develop individual areas of interest
  • All individuals will hold faculty appointments at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine 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. As a regional heart center, it also offers expertise in pediatric heart transplantation. Children's is focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, basic science and translational research and advocacy and is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth. Opening in 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. The Child Health Research Institute was established in 2017 and aims to assist investigators with start-up 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. The Department of Pediatrics is the UNMC College of Medicine's second largest department. Faculty and staff are based in 20 divisions, generally organized along subspecialty lines. There are currently 150 faculty members and 72 UNMC staff within the department. In addition, nine faculty members are geographically based at UNMC's Munroe Meyers Institute (MMI), Nebraska's federally designated University Center of Excellence for Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD) and hold their primary Academic appointments in the Department of Pediatrics. One faculty member each in the Dean's and Chancellor's office also base their academic appointments in the Department of Pediatrics. Most of the Department faculty carry out their clinical activities at Children's with activities in select clinical areas occurring at The Nebraska Medical Center, which is operated by UNMC's primary adult academic partner, Nebraska Medicine. The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine comprises clinicians, scientists and educators who have the vision, ability and dedication to advance neural health across a lifespan. The DONS provides innovative care to patients with the most severe and complex disorders. Its funded research includes many clinical trials and strong investigator-initiated research programs and laboratories. The DONS also serves as the headquarters of the Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network, which spans four states and nine universities, and is aimed at developing new medical research and training new scholars for the public good. 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: Christin Zbylut, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment, or . All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Keywords: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha, Omaha , Faculty - Pediatric Neurology, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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