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Division Chief & Faculty - Pediatric Palliative Care

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Children s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting for a Division Chief and faculty physician for the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care. Children s is a vibrant, free-standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska s only full-service pediatric specialty health care center focused on extraordinary care, education, clinical 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 practitioner, one nurse case manager, two social workers, one chaplain / bereavement coordinator, one child life specialist, and dedicated Integrative Therapists one licensed massage therapist, one certified music therapist, and one certified healing touch practitioner/instructor. We are a consult-based service with an inpatient, outpatient, and community presence. There are meaningful opportunities for further integration with pediatric intensive care, cardiology and CT surgery, oncology, complex care, as well as further expanding our Perinatal Palliative Care Program through our Fetal Care Center. The team focuses on quality of life, goals of care, complex symptom management, 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 area with a population of one million. The people of Omaha make it a safe, special to live and enjoy all the amenities of a big city amidst 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. 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 excellence of the institution. Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to: Jacki Nun, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment, or . All replies will be treated with confidentiality.

Keywords: Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha, Omaha , Division Chief & Faculty - Pediatric Palliative Care, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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