Cardiac Surgeon - Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Doctors, Surgery
Organization Type
Cardiac Surgeon - Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2023-378 Department Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery 50003926 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F 8-5; some night call and weekends; varies Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Cardiac Surgeon - Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications Job Title/Academic Rank Cardiac Surgeon - Academic Rank/Depends on Qualifications Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type DOQ - DEPENDS ON QUALS Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 11/17/2023 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE is actively recruiting a cardiovascular surgeon to join our busy cardiac surgery practice. There is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic Department with national and international leaders in surgical education. The Division is a regional leader in heart transplantation and ECMO performing over 40 annual heart transplants, 60 LVADs and 100 ECMO procedures annually. There is excellent potential for an individual who is inclined towards surgical education to grow into Associate or Program Director.Most recently, we have expanded our clinical and translational research capabilities. The Center for Heart and Vascular Research, led by Rebecca Gundry, PhD, FAHA, has generated extramural funding for faculty. Our strong Heart and Vascular Clinical Research Unit supports clinical research and clinical trial participation in the cardiac surgery, cardiology, and vascular surgery divisions.

Opportunity Highlights:
· Join five other adult cardiac surgeons + full time procurement surgeon

· Manageable 1:5 call schedule

· Cardiothoracic surgery residency

· Relatively new and rapidly growing lung transplant program

· Full participation in busy TAVR/structural heart/Mitraclip program

  • Omaha is No. 14 Most Affordable Places to Live in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Omaha among the Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Our compensation package is extremely competitive and includes comprehensive benefits, generous employer paid retirement contributions, CME funding and time, and paid time off.The successful candidate must be an MD/DO (or equivalent degree) who is board certified/eligible in cardiovascular surgery with expertise and primary interest in management of heart valve disease including minimally invasive approaches. Excellent clinical skills and strong interest and ability in education are a must. A record of success in minimally invasive valve operations and interest in translational or clinical research is preferred. Skills and inclination in transplant and mechanical circulatory support would be an added bonus.

Apply online at Individuals from diverse backgrounds, especially women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications MD, Board Certified/Board Eligible Cardiovascular Surgeon. Applicant must be eligible for State of Nebraska License Supplemental Qualifications Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Lab environment, Clinical environment, Animal facility Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing 2-5 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking Occasionally EXPOSURES

Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery Yes Electrical current Yes Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE Yes Work with laboratory animals Yes Radiation Operating hand/power tools Yes If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Atmospheric and biohazards: radiation (x-rays), exposure to patients and research materials.
Blood/body fluids: during patient exams and procedures
Chemical hazards: lab chemicals
Working on or around machinery: Medical/lab equipment
Electrical current: Medical/lab equipment
Work with lab animals: Research animals
Operating hand/power tools: medical/lab equipment
PPE: Surgical mask and non-latex gloves Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Operation of surgical tools and medical equipment during surgical procedures. Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement

EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have, or will you possess in the near future, a Doctoral degree in the area(s) identified in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or board eligible in the are identified in this posting? Are you eligible to practice in Nebraska?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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