Chief, Pediatric Dermatology

Children's Hospital & Medical Center

  • Location: Omaha, NE

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is seeking a Chief, Pediatric Dermatology in Omaha.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is seeking an academic pediatric dermatologist to serve as Chief of Pediatric Dermatology.  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, basic science and translational research, and advocacy.  Patients are referred from throughout the region for the treatment of complex or unusual diseases in addition to pediatric primary care. The facility is home to Nebraska’s only Level IV regional Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the state’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. Its regional heart center offers expertise in pediatric heart transplantation. It has 50+ specialty clinics, 200+ specialists, 14 satellite offices and multiple pediatric fellowship programs.  Children’s also is recognized as a 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in five pediatric specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Orthopedics, and Diabetes & Endocrine Disorders.

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, Infant MRI, full urology support with new urodynamic suite, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Center including dedicated intensive care, Short-Stay Observation Unit, Emergency Department, and new operating rooms, one which will have intraoperative MRI and navigational system. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical and outcomes research.

Position Overview

The Chief of Pediatric Dermatology is a newly created position that will be responsible for building the first pediatric dermatology service for Children’s, which will include hiring several faculty members to join the division and developing a successful fellowship program.  Ultimately, the Chief will be responsible for the development and implementation of the clinical, educational, academic, research, and advocacy goals of the institution for Pediatric Dermatology.


  • Board eligible/certified in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology, along with the ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of Nebraska.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Clinical and academic experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated potential for building strong programs.
  • A successful record of accomplishment in recruitment and development of faculty.
  • Ability to build and lead teams, as well as relationships with referring physicians and other departments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in group settings and one-on-one.
  • A strong commitment to patient safety, quality scores and JCAHO standards.
  • Excels at working in occasionally high-pressure environments, with sound logic and reasoning.