Division Chief - Colorectal Surgery

CommonSpirit Health
Omaha, Nebraska
May 29, 2024
Jun 14, 2024
Role Type
Position Type
Full Time
Practice Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Hospital / Health System
Creighton University - CHI Health Chief of Colorectal Surgery

Creighton University Medical Center and CHI Health seek to recruit a visionary leader to serve as the Chief of Colorectal Surgery and expand our clinical, research, and educational activities within our Department of Surgery and its Division of Colorectal Surgery.

The incumbent leader will j oin an established high volume group encompassing a wide breadth of colorectal surgical cases in the setting of a large established referral base within the Department of Surgery, Primary Care, and growing GI services within a large integrated health care system. The opportunity is ripe for a visionary leader to grow colorectal surgery in all of its domains in partnership with outstanding colleagues and forward-thinking and dynamic academic and business leadership. These clinical, academic, and educational domains include rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic health, colorectal surgery quality just to name a few.

At Creighton University Medical Center and CHI Health, our Department of surgery is one of the nation's highest quality, award-winning programs. The program is part of our integrated, multispecialty system, working with every member in subspecialty surgery, committed to the highest outcome of every procedure we perform. In addition, our program is further augmented by our many other resources associated with our academic institution including our institute of population health and the nation's only resident healthcare leadership program. Also, the Division of colorectal is an active participant in the Colon and Rectum fellowship.

Resident activity with the department of surgery is highly engaging at our academic flagship University Medical Center and Level I Trauma Center.

Candidates are expected to have a fellowship in colorectal surgery and a track record of scholarly and educational activities at the level of Associate to Professor at Creighton University School of Medicine.
  • Working in an academic and teaching environment educating Creighton University's surgical residents and medical students and conducting research in collaboration with scientists within Common Spirit and Creighton University School of Medicine.
  • Reporting to the Chair of Surgery at Creighton University and CHI Health
  • Leads the CHI wide colorectal quality, safety, and research initiatives
  • Highly competitive Salary Guarantee
  • Paid Relocation Expenses
  • Omaha, Nebraska is consistently ranked as one of America's best cities for livability, affordability, quality of life, and schooling.
  • Electronic medical records via EPIC
  • Three robotic surgical systems at our flagship academic medical center
  • 12 OR suites at our flagship academic medical center
  • CHI and Creighton University Medical Center are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women, Under-represented minorities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Academic Health System

CHI Health has partnered with Creighton University School of Medicine, a reputable and prestigious medical school with strong Jesuit values in education, research and service. Together, we are shaping a new future for Academic Health and serving as a trendsetting model for academic health system of clinical care embedded in education, research and innovation. Our new Academic Medical Center at Bergan Mercy supports a culture where academic and community physicians collaborate.

About CHI Health

CHI Health , sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is the largest faith-based healthcare system in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. A growing multi-specialty of highly-skilled medical providers, we offer primary and specialty care at more than 100 locations throughout Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. CHI Health Clinic employs over 900 physicians and advanced practice clinicians representing more than 40 specialties.

  • Patient Care:
    • Diagnose and treat various medical conditions.
    • Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans.
    • Conduct thorough medical examinations and histories.
  • Communication:
    • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and healthcare teams.
    • Provide clear and concise medical information.
    • Foster a collaborative and patient-centered approach to healthcare.
  • Documentation:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
    • Document medical findings, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
    • Ensure compliance with coding and billing regulations.
  • Diagnostic Procedures:
    • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as lab work and imaging.
    • Perform procedures as needed
    • Collaborate with specialists for further diagnostic evaluation.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals.
    • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and case discussions.
    • Provide consultative services to other healthcare providers.
  • Quality Improvement:
    • Participate in quality assurance and improvement initiatives.
    • Review and analyze clinical outcomes for continuous improvement.
    • Implement changes to enhance patient care and safety.
  • Compliance:
    • Adhere to ethical and legal standards in medical practice.
    • Stay informed about healthcare regulations and compliance requirements.
    • Participate in quality audits to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Continuous Learning:
    • Stay abreast of medical advancements and best practices.
    • Participate in ongoing medical education and training.
    • Contribute to the development of clinical protocols and guidelines.
  • American Board Certified or Board Eligible in Specified Area of Medical Specialty
  • A valid and unrestricted state medical license or license-eligible
Pay Range
$240.00 - $290.00/hour