Medical Director

Employer
RWJBarnabas Health
Location
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Posted
Jul 30, 2019
Closes
Jul 29, 2020
Ref
1998650
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Medical Director for the Palliative and Supportive Care Services Program for Employment in NJ

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute (CINJ) of New Jersey have an immediate opportunity for a full-time Medical Director for the Palliative and Supportive Care Services program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. As the palliative care expert you will have the opportunity to provide leadership, clinical oversight, and strategic direction for advancing palliative and supportive care at our institution. Based in the inpatient setting, this position encompasses administrative, clinical, and teaching responsibilities. Experience in the development of a Palliative/Supportive Care Services Program is also desirable. 

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.

Successful candidates must be:

  • Board certified or board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Licensed in NJ or eligible for NJ licensure
  • Fellowship trained in palliative care is highly desirable
  • Team oriented and have strong interpersonal skills

More About the Position:

  • Equipped with robust support staff
  • Opportunity to help develop a palliative care fellowship program and create a formal palliative care education for students and residents
  • Ability to impact patients with a multitude of different needs including but not limited to patients facing advanced neurological disorders, cardiac disease, geriatric patients, oncological disease etc. 

Located in New Brunswick NJ, this position surrounds beautiful suburban towns and is close in proximity to New York City and to the famous Jersey Shore.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health Facility, is a 600-bed academic medical center that serves as the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, orthopedics, bariatric surgery and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the first designated Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

 

About Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey:

As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s team of internationally recognized physicians and researchers is driven by a singular focus and mission, to help individuals fight cancer. The coveted NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, awarded to only 49 such centers nationwide, is granted competitively to institutions characterized by their scientific leadership, resources, and the depth and breadth of an outstanding track record of research discoveries in basic, clinical, and population science as well as the ability to translate these discoveries to benefit cancer patients. To gain a Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, the highest ranking given by the NCI, a center must meet rigorous criteria in cancer care, research, prevention and education and demonstrate an added depth and breadth of research, as well as substantial transdisciplinary research that bridges these scientific areas. Rutgers Cancer Institute operates as a consortium cancer center between Rutgers University, Princeton University, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, as identified by the NCI.  Rutgers Cancer Institute brings together the top cancer researchers and clinicians throughout New Jersey to apply the latest technologies, therapies, and approaches to improve cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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, three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation 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.”

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