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Trauma Surgeon

Omaha, Nebraska

CHI Health Clinic


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  • Department: Surgery

The posted compensation range of $269.00-$269.00/Hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-351785 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Provider Physician Provider Type MD/DO Speciality Surgery Bonuses Offered Negotiable, Relocation Loan Repayment None Visa Sponsorship H1 Visa Remote No Category Physician Recruiter Name Jeffrey Wooten Recruiter Email
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Trauma-Critical Care Surgery - Creighton University - CHI Health 

The Division of Trauma-Critical Care Surgery at Creighton University Medical Center and CHI Health is recruiting a BC/BE Trauma-Critical Care Surgeon to be part of our vibrant ACS designated Level I Trauma-Critical Care Surgery program and expand our clinical, surgical, research, and educational activities in conjunction with our Department of Surgery.  

At Creighton University Medical Center, our Department of Surgery is one of the nation’s highest quality, award winning heart programs. We are the Flagship University Medical Center with a high procedure volume and excellent outcomes - Supported by a highly ranked team of Seven Trauma-Critical Care Surgeons.  Our program is part of our integrated, multispecialty system, working with every member of the Trauma team committed to the highest outcome of every procedure we perform. This opportunity is ripe for a busy surgeon to join our Department of Surgery and all of its domains in partnership with outstanding colleagues and forward-thinking and dynamic academic and business leadership.  

In addition, our program is further augmented by our many other resources associated with our academic institution, including a Research Department within the Division of Trauma-Critical Care Surgery.  

Resident activity with the Department of Surgery is highly engaging at our University Medical Center and Level I Trauma Center.  

    • 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 Creighton & CHI Health Division Chief of Trauma-Critical Care Surgery
  • Additional Department of Surgery wide leadership opportunities are also available based on the applicant’s experience and track record (e.g. Vice Chair of Research)   
    • Seven (7) Days per week of APP support 
    • Three academic teams - Trauma, Surgical ICU and Acute Care Surgery with residents assigned to each team. 
    • Maximum five (5) 24 hour call nights per month  
    • Routinely 13 work days per month 
    • 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.   
    • Four Large ED Trauma Bays 
    • ED & OR team attends all activations 
  • Dedicated OR Trauma room and OR Team 
  • 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. 

  • 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

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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