Chair, Department of Surgery, Creighton University & CHI Health

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtySurgery
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone

Chair, Department of Surgery, Creighton University & CHI Health - Omaha, NE

The Department of Surgery at Creighton University School of Medicine in partnership with CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center seek a nationally recognized, full-time, tenure track Clinician-Investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to serve as the Chair of the Department of Surgery.

Qualified candidates will have a record of significant academic and clinical accomplishments with a track record of peer-reviewed publications and consistent research productivity.  Experience in program building and funded research are desirable.  Candidates should have experience mentoring trainees and junior faculty, have outstanding teaching and clinical skills, and be comfortable working in a highly matrixed organization. 

The Chair should be an exceptional surgeon and active clinically.  The percentage of clinical effort is negotiable.  Candidates must be board-certified in Surgery and have experience within an ACGME accredited training program.

The Surgery program has an active residency program with 24 residents and faculty members.  The start date is negotiable and the position will stay open until filled.

 

Please submit a CV and a cover letter describing interest in the program that includes clinical and research plans to:

Terri Bangert, MHA

Physician Recruiter

 

At CHI Health, our ministry calls for exceptional people.  We believe it’s important to have a proactive approach in cultivating and creating a more diverse culture through learning, mentoring and community outreach.  Evidence-based studies show the more diverse a company, the more innovative. 

Working at CHI Health is about being an employee of mind, body and spirit and guiding every decision based on our core values (Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence), mission, vision and strategic goals.  This also supports our employee covenant enabling all employees to reach their fullest potential. We believe this connection helps us draw upon spirituality in our work, strengthening our legacy of care and providing better health for our patients and communities. 

 

Who We Are

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

In fiscal 2018, CHI Health invested more than $179.3 million back into our communities. The majority of those dollars went to caring for the poor and underserved.

CHI Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org.

CHI Health Medical Group Enterprise is a growing multi-specialty network of highly-skilled medical providers offering primary and specialty care at more than 150 locations and employing nearly 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers that represent more than 40 specialties. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University's health sciences schools, we're committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

 

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

About the Area

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is Nebraska's largest city with more than 860,000 residents in the metropolitan area. Housing and cost of living are well below the national average. Omaha has a strong and vibrant business community, and the city is home to five Fortune 500 companies including ConAgra Foods, Union Pacific Railroad, and Mutual of Omaha. We are home to the NCAA College World Series, the 2012 Olympic Swim Trials and the world renowned Henry Doorly Zoo. Greater Omaha has a strong system of public and private schools. We are also fortunate to have a wide array of public and private institutions of higher learning.

In a survey done by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine (May 2012), Omaha was ranked as the #1 city in the "10 Great Cities to Raise Your Kids". Omaha was also recently named one of the nation's "2011 Best-Value-City in America" to live, work and play by Kiplinger magazine. No matter your preferences, Omaha truly is a first-class destination!

 

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs is a city grounded in history with an eye on the future. Nestled between the Missouri River and the picturesque bluffs of southwest Iowa, Council Bluffs is a community of approximately 65,000 people. We have the best of both worlds - small town feel with big city amenities minutes away across the Missouri River. In Council Bluffs, you will find appealing neighborhoods, great schools and an excellent cost-of-living. For outdoor enthusiasts, we offer hiking trails, fishing, hunting, gaming, boating, skiing, biking, for those who prefer to stay indoors, we have concerts, casinos, musicals, opera, symphony, museums, festivals and much more!

Who We Are

CHI is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of 137 hospital and more than 1,000 care centers serving 21 states; and through more an $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services.  Learn more at www.commonspirit.org.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

Nicotine Policy

CHI Health (Nebraska) has implemented a nicotine free work policy and will consider only qualified nicotine free candidates. As of March 1, 2019, cotinine (nicotine) will be added to the list of substances screen for during the post offer, pre-employment testing for all external job candidates offered employment. A positive result for cotinine (nicotine) will eliminate eligibility for employment. consideration.

Facility & Address

  • CHI Health Clinic
  • 12809 West Dodge Omaha NE 68154

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