BE/BE Fellowship Trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a BE/BC, fellowship trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist. 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 is Magnet Certified. Our new campus expansion plans include an additional 100 beds to the existing 145, expansion to the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Fetal Care Center and Fetal Surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and Surgical Services. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.
This unique opportunity will allow you to grow your practice with our newly established, thriving pediatric ophthalmology service based at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. We welcome physicians who are passionate about providing the best care possible to our children. Our opportunity offers an attractive salary and benefits package, exciting research opportunities through PEDIG/NIH, and many independent research opportunities, plus an established clinical practice at our new Specialty Pediatric Clinic and the Stanley Truhlsen Eye Institute. You will have opportunities to teach medical students and residents in our tertiary care center with many interesting and diverse cases.
The UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences moved into the state-of-the-art Stanley Truhlsen Eye Institute in spring 2013. The department has a strategic goal of growing clinical research and continuing excellence in basic science research, resident and fellow education, and international outreach, in addition to becoming a Center of Excellence for patient care. For more information on the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences visit their website.
Omaha enjoys four distinct seasons, along with an exciting metropolitan and a population over 925,000. The people of Omaha make it a safe city where it is special to live and enjoy all the amenities of a big city with 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 collegial 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.
Nominations, expressions of interest and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to: Geralyn Azizkhan, Director, Physician and Faculty Affairs, 402.955.6585. Cell: 402.979.3103. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.
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