Cardiac ICU Physician-Nebraska

Cardiac ICU Physician-Nebraska

Children’s Nebraska, with the  Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a BE/BC pediatric cardiac intensivist. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our 32 bed variable acuity Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) at Children’s Nebraska. The candidate will join the division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, that comprises of 8 cardiac intensivists, and 17 general intensivists. Besides the cardiac intensivists, the current CCU faculty consists of 3 cardiac surgeons and 23 cardiologists. Candidates must have a strong clinical background including post-operative cardiac care; an interest in VAD management is ideal.  Position is open to persons with either a background in cardiology or critical care along with a 4th year fellowship in CICU. All faculty will be responsible for teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Ample opportunities exist for building an academic career focused on teaching, research, or administration.

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. The Heart Center is a certified Aetna Institute of Excellence for pediatric congenital heart surgery.

Children’s Nebraska is a 225-bed nonprofit organization caring for children since 1948. Founded by the community and for the community, Children’s is the only full-service, pediatric specialty health center in Nebraska, providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region and beyond. As the region’s pediatric healthcare leader, we’re dedicated to exceptional care, advocacy, research and education. Our state-of-the-art Hubbard Center for Children is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center, the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, a first-in-the-region Cardiac Care Unit, and more. The Child Health Research Institute, an innovative partnership between UNMC and Children’s Nebraska, promotes research in pediatric health, consolidates research in pediatric disease from both hospitals into one institute, and advances knowledge about childhood health and diseases. It was established in 2017 and aims to assist investigators with start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science or translational research.

The health of a child is impacted by more than just the medical care they receive, it’s impacted by the community they live, learn, and play in. Our goal is to create communities that are safe and healthy and empower families to thrive. Whether we’re providing care for critically ill children or championing child-centered legislation, we strive to improve the lives of children, families, and entire communities.

With a population of nearly one million, the Greater Omaha area offers a delightful mix of the amenities, diversity and culture experience of a large city with the traffic, cost of living and friendliness of a smaller midwestern community. The city has been thoughtful and proactive in expansion and rejuvenation projects that boast running and biking trails throughout the city, restaurants, live music as well as being a recurring host of national and Olympic level sporting events. Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools and is home to numerous universities and colleges. 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: 

Laura Ortmann, M.D., Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, and/or Jayesh Thakker, M.D., Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,, or Christin Zbylut, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment, or 402.955.8344. 

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Expiration Date : 5/6/2024

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