Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Monmouth Medical Center
RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking candidates for the role of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Monmouth Medical Center and the Unterberg Children’s Hospital. MMC's Department of Pediatrics consists of 138 physicians in 11 different specialties including all pediatric inpatient functions such as Neonatology, Pediatric Critical Care, and Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine. Pediatric specialties include Neurology, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Allergy and Immunology, in addition to Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology. The Chair will manage the Monmouth Medical Pediatric Department and create new policies that ensure quality, attract and strengthen relationships with pediatricians and pediatric specialists in the region, and increase market share. Additionally, the Chair will provide support and serve as a faculty member for our Graduate Medical Education activities, including pediatric residents and medical students, while also remaining clinically active.
As one of New Jersey’s largest academic medical centers, Monmouth Medical Center (MMC)—founded in 1887—attracts the state’s top physicians. As part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated health system in NJ, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care. The medical center provides quality-driven, safe, efficient, cost-effective and responsive health care services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community. Located at the very desirable Jersey Shore, this position provides the chance to practice in a highly sought-after area near beautiful beaches, top-notch schools, and charming suburban neighborhoods.
Qualifications include the following: Board Certification in General Pediatrics with possible added qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area such as Neonatology. Candidate should demonstrate keen understanding of ACGME accredited residency programs. Experience in healthcare quality, resource management, outcome improvements, patient safety, and the patient experience in the ambulatory setting are ideal. All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of New Jersey. Preferably, candidates should demonstrate years in medical leadership within large, sophisticated, organizations with educational programs. Track record of success in working with both voluntary and full-time employed physicians is encouraged. Ideal candidates will also possess political savvy, emotional intelligence, and ability to effectively interact at both the multihospital system and local levels. Additional experience with system integration and change management is also desirable. Candidates should have the credentials to meet the requirements for an academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
About Monmouth Medical Center, Pediatrics Department
As a regional leader dedicated to children’s health, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center offers the highest level of pediatric care for newborns to adolescents, including leading edge treatments and specialized expertise that only a comprehensive children’s hospital can provide. Here, you’ll discover a child-friendly, family-focused approach to every aspect of care, and dedication to medical excellence which sets us apart.
As a dedicated children’s hospital, we have a team of pediatric specialists in virtually every area of children’s health, working together to deliver the best solutions for the most complex health problems- around the clock. We are known for innovative treatments, advanced technologies, life-saving care, and unsurpassed dedication to the children and families we serve.
The Eisenberg Family Center delivers more than 5,400 babies annually—the most in Monmouth and Ocean counties. From birth through adolescence, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center provides comprehensive care for children, and it was the first hospital in New Jersey to open a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which provides specialized care for sick or premature infants, as well as those requiring emergency surgery.
About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health annually represents operating revenues of more than $4.5 billion, with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians, and, in collaboration with Rutgers, approximately 1,500 residents and fellows. The system is comprised of 11 acute care hospitals, 3 children’s hospitals, a pediatric rehabilitation hospital, a behavioral health center, statewide medical group, ambulatory care centers, and five fitness and wellness centers. As a system annually, RWJBarnabas Health treats over 3 million patients, conduct 2 million outpatient visits, care for 700,000 patients in our emergency departments and deliver 23,000 babies, and so much more. The system is responsible for more than $1.9 billion in salaries each year and is a major economic contributor in our communities.
In 2018, RWJBarnabas Health formalized a public private partnership with Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences to create a new statewide academic health system. This partnership provides platform to further integrate our physicians with the teaching and research at both Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Moreover, RWJBarnabas Health also pledged more than $1 billion to fund medical research and education at Rutgers University over the next two decades.
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About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and four accountable care organizations.RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.