CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
The Creighton University School of Medicine and CHI Health invite applicants and nominations for Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The major responsibilities of the Chair are to promote high-quality clinical care, teaching and scholarship by faculty in a 16 resident program and medical students.The Chair provides visionary leadership in a pluralistic medical group environment,that enhances existing programs and drives the development of new initiatives across the CHI Health division.
Applicants should have an M.D., be board certified, and have credentials consistent with the academic rank of Professor Tenure track. The successful candidate must have a record of distinguished clinical, scholarly, and administrative accomplishments highlighted by an active clinical practice, a well-defined area of expertise within the specialty or subspecialty, academic leadership, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and a track record of scholarship supported by extramural funding.
The School of Medicine is one of nine schools or colleges at Creighton University including professional schools of Business, Law, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and a Graduate School. Founded in 1878, Creighton University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution with an enrollment of approximately 8800 students. It is consistently ranked as one of the finest comprehensive universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and regularly appears in Best Buys in American Colleges.
Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest, a current CV, and a list of 3 references to:
Randy Pritza, M.D.
Chair - Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair Search Committee,
VP - Chief Medical Officer
CHI Health Physician Enterprise/CommonSpirit Health
12809 W. Dodge Rd., Omaha, NE 68154
Kendra Hagberg, Physician Recruiter
Department information can be found at medschool.creighton.edu
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a part of CommonSpirit Health™, a nonprofit, Catholic health system committed to building healthier communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen—both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry in early 2019.
Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care centers serving 21 states; and through more than $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services.
With a large geographic footprint representing diverse populations across the U.S. and a mission to serve the most vulnerable, CommonSpirit is a leader in advancing the shift from sick care to well care, and advocating for social justice.
CommonSpirit Health also supports a range of community health programs, research programs, virtual care services, and home health programs addressing the root causes of poor health such as access to quality care and health equity, affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, and a healthy environment. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org.
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At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in cultivating a workplace in which diversity is celebrated and all people are included, respected, valued and celebrated. We lean on the variety of our colleagues’ perspectives and backgrounds to challenge ourselves and to create a workplace that supports diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
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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.
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