Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a head-hunter?

The Physician Development and Physician Relations staff members are full-time employees of Nebraska Medicine and are “in-house recruiters.”

What is the difference between “In-house” and “agency / search firm” recruiters?

In-house recruiters are directly employed by the healthcare entities they represent or their affiliates and live in and around the communities they serve. Agency or search firm recruiters usually work for a contracted 3rd party organization.

Do you work with placement agencies?

We prefer to locate and work with physicians directly and without the assistance of recruiting agencies. If you are an agency, you may contact us via email.

What if my specialty is not listed?

If your specialty is not listed in our current available opportunities, we encourage you to contact us or submit your CV to be given consideration when a position opens in your field. This allows us to make further inquiries on your behalf when appropriate.

How would you prefer I submit my CV to you?

We prefer to receive your CV via email as a .pdf file or Microsoft Word document, although we are happy to receive your CV by fax or mail.

Can you contact me outside of normal business hours?

We frequently contact physicians on evenings or weekends and would be glad to arrange a convenient time to speak with you.

Can you keep my contact with you confidential?

We understand and respect your position in your current practice and will absolutely keep your inquiries confidential. Please make us aware of any special requests when contacting us.

What does the city of Omaha have to offer?

You’ll be pleasantly surprised at what you’ll find in this metropolitan area with over 800,000 residents. We invite you to appreciate what locals consider the perfect blend of Midwestern hospitality and big city amenities.

Are your jobs academic or private practice?

As the teaching hospital for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, we offer a variety of employed, academic, and private practice opportunities both in Omaha and nearby communities.

What’s the weather like in Omaha?

Omaha has a comfortable continental climate with warm summers and dry winters. Omaha averages 214 sunny days per year, which is above the national average. Typically, the warmest month of the year is July and the coldest is January. According to the National Climatic Data Center, most of the precipitation in Omaha occurs from April through September in the form of showers or evening thunderstorms. Only 10% of the total annual precipitation falls during the winter months.