RWJBarnabas Health Seeking Division Director of General Pediatrics for Employment with Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, Northern NJ
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health are seeking a full-time Director of General Pediatrics/Medical Director of the Pediatric Health Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ. The Pediatric Health Center is the major continuity site for our pediatric residents and combines primary care with integrated behavioral health and dental services for children. The Division Director of General Pediatrics will be responsible for quality improvement and the credentialing process of all members of the division.
Teaching and supervision of both pediatric residents and medical students is a major part of the position. The division director will also have the opportunity to participate in clinical research studies. A strong partnership with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will allow for a potential faculty appointment if desired.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is home to the Children's Hospital of New Jersey, which provides state-of-the-art care in nearly 30 pediatric subspecialties.
Located in the heart of Northern NJ, this position is just moments away from the highly esteemed attractions of New York City, top school districts, access to museums, fine dining, and skyline views.
As the largest integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME.
Applicants must be board certified in pediatrics with a NJ license or eligible for licensure in NJ.
Successful Candidates will have:
Strong leadership skills
Quality performance improvement experience
Interest in teaching and academics
Desire to work with an underserved community
More about the Position:
Primary responsibilities are ambulatory in nature
Outpatient location contiguous with the hospital
Unique opportunity to partner with a large Federally Qualified Health Center
Candidate will directly report to the Department Chair allowing for growth potential and potential career progression
About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center:
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a regional care, teaching hospital established in 1901, provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and is a major referral and treatment center for patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area.
With more than 800 physicians, 3,200 employees and 150 volunteers, the Medical Center has over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. It is one of two hospitals in New Jersey where heart transplants are performed and the only hospital in New Jersey certified to perform lung transplants.
About the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center:
As a premier healthcare provider for children throughout New Jersey, Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) offers specialized treatment for pediatric patients who are either injured or have ailing health. Preventative programs are also offered to help patients achieve and maintain good health.
Our hospital within a hospital serves pediatric patients exclusively. We understand that children have unique needs when it comes to medical care, requiring more than just clinical intervention. Our patients receive treatment in a calming and compassionate atmosphere in nearly 30 pediatric subspecialties including a full-service Children’s Heart Center pediatric cardiac surgery program.
Experienced surgical and medical specialists include a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a Pediatric Emergency Department, and the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in New Jersey with an ECMO unit to assist infants in severe respiratory distress. Children's Hospital also offers a Valerie Fund Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and a specialized pediatric anesthesia and sedation program for children undergoing surgical procedures.
CHoNJ preventive programs that promote health and wellness in our community include the Beth Greenhouse with access to fresh, nutritious produce, the award winning KidsFit pediatric weight management and wellness program. In conjunction with the Reverend Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, an intergenerational “neighborhood hub and learning lab,” classes are offered that teach the importance of good nutrition.
To learn about this and other positions, please contact Amal Elmogahzy, Physician Recruiter at RWJBarnabas Health directly via e-mail: Amal.Elmogahzy@rwjbh.org or phone: 862-236-0720.