Division Chief and Faculty - Pediatric Dermatology
University of Nebraska Medical Center / Children's Hospital & Medical Center Omaha
The new Department of Dermatology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, together with the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, is currently recruiting academic Pediatric Dermatologists who are passionate about building a new academic department. The vision of our team is to build an innovative, dynamic, and collegial Department of Dermatology with priorities for providing exceptional patient care, education of students and residents, and transformative research.
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.
With this opportunity, you will find:
• Opportunity to create and shape your academic career
• Strong mentorship and support
• Highly engaged colleagues committed to a shared vision and purpose
• Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits
• Teaching, leadership, and administrative opportunities
We provide a competitive benefits package and rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate must be an MD/DO (or equivalent degree) who is board certified/eligible in dermatology and pediatric dermatology with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated commitment to delivering excellent patient care within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center. We seek individuals with strong emotional and social intelligence and a demonstrated ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization and university.
As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, the University of Nebraska Medical Center is committed to the health of our community and the education of a 21st century health care work force.
The Division Chief will provide overall leadership for the Division of Pediatric Dermatology. Our ideal candidate will possess the necessary leadership experience to develop and implement the clinical, education, research, and advocacy goals of the institution. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of the Division, this individual will share in the clinical responsibilities. The position involves providing outpatient and inpatient care to children and adolescents. The Division Chief will also be responsible for the planning and development of a pediatric dermatology fellowship. All individuals will hold faculty appointments at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. The Child Health Research Institute provides start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science, or translational research. Research interests are strongly desired and supported. This is a unique opportunity with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Dermatology.
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 and Creighton University. In addition to collegial sports, Omaha hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, Olympic Curling Trials, and the College World Series. All of this, combined with a diverse economy, multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.
Specific questions may be directed to:
Ashley Wysong MD, MS
Chair, Department of Dermatology
985645 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5645
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