Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting BE/BC pediatric cardiac intensivists. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the development of the new 32 bed variable acuity Cardiac Care Unit. The current faculty consists of 3 cardiac surgeons, 15 cardiologists, and 11 intensivists. Candidates must have a strong clinical background including post-operative cardiac care. Additional cardiac training is highly desirable. All faculty will be responsible for teaching medical students, residents and fellows.
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 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 are Magnet Certified. Our new campus expansion plans include an additional 100 beds to the existing 145 beds, expansion of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center and Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and Surgical Services. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.
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.