Division Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology

Children's Hospital & Medical Center
September 23, 2022
Omaha, NE


We are seeking a Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinologist with demonstrated leadership skills and experience to serve as Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, in partnership with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. The successful candidate will oversee six faculty members and an established APP team, share in clinical responsibilities and advance the clinical, educational, research and advocacy goals of the institution for Endocrinology.

The ideal candidate will bring solid leadership experience and clinical skills combined with emotional intelligence to connect and communicate at all levels of the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills are sought to develop trust and work cooperatively in a diverse and inclusive environment. The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine at the Associate Professor or Professor rank and will possess administrative, academic and clinical practice management experience within a complex pediatric tertiary medical center. Allocation of protected research time will be based on the candidate’s research activities and academic accomplishments.

About Children’s Hospital & Medical Center/UNMC

Ranked #1 in Nebraska and recognized as a 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in Pediatric Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Pediatric Urology, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is the only full-service, pediatric health care center in the state providing expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialty services to children across a five-state region and beyond. The UNMC and Children’s affiliation aligns these two organizations in their shared vision for the future of pediatric health care and ensures children have access to world-class clinical care, cutting-edge research and a future generation of well-educated and highly trained medical professionals.

Children’s is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional NICU and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. A regional heart center, it also offers expertise in pediatric heart transplantation. Children’s is focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, basic science and translational research and advocacy and is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth. Opened in August 2021, the new $385 million, 460,000 square foot Hubbard Center for Children addresses the increasing demand for high-quality pediatric services with nine new floors and an additional 100 patient beds, along with an expanded NICU, a dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, a new Cancer & Blood Disorders Unit, expanded surgical space, an expanded Radiology and Emergency Department, and more.

The Child Health Research Institute – part of the University of Nebraska Medical Center - was established in 2017 and aims to assist investigators with start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science or translational research. Successful candidates with active research interests will meet with the CHRI team to discuss opportunities for specifics areas. The institute specifically seeks candidates committed to developing a research program and expanding the academic portfolio of the division. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center’s growth and transformation creates opportunity for innovation, education, and research.

About Omaha

Ranked #29 by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live in 2022-23, Omaha offers a metropolitan area population of nearly one million people and all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. Affectionately known as “The River City” for its location on the Missouri River, Omaha’s cost of living is comparatively lower than other cities of similar size, and its neighborhoods are both friendly and safe. The area is rich in arts and cultural activities, including a thriving music scene and an incredible diversity of restaurants and wineries. The Old Market Entertainment District, an historic area marked with cobblestone streets, has been transformed into one of the city’s premier destinations with boutiques, jazz clubs, brew pubs, galleries and more.

Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools – in fact, Nebraska has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the country, at 90 percent -- and is home to numerous universities and colleges. In addition to its many collegiate sports, Omaha also hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, the Olympic Curling Trials, and the College World Series. With all it has to offer – combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies – Omaha is ready to give you an extraordinary quality of life!

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners: 877.440.3832; 214.850.3094 (text); or email glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com

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