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RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking an Observation Unit/RDU (Rapid Decision Unit) Director in Toms Riv...

RWJBarnabas Health
Toms River, New Jersey
Closing date
Aug 22, 2024

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, is seeking an Observation Unit/RDU (Rapid Decision Unit) Director to join our team at Community Medical Center. An experienced board-certified Emergency Medicine physician with an interest in operations is encouraged to apply.

This position will provide services and functions as is reasonably requested by the hospital relative to the services being performed, and a qualified candidate will ensure the RDU meets high standards of health in accordance with policies adopted by the medical staff, hospital administration, and the Board of Trustees. The RDU Director will be responsible for being in charge of and directing the administration and supervision of all medical services performed in the RDU, managing the RDU per organizational and regulatory guidelines, as well as the management of all physicians and mid-levels in accordance with their job descriptions.

As the largest integrated health care system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain a schedule for physicians and mid-level practitioners.
  • Report to the hospital administration and the Board of Trustees on affairs of the RDU as requested
  • Participate in programs of formal and informal continuing medical education and perform such functions as required to follow appropriate regulatory agencies
  • Participate in departmental QA both technically and on a patient care basis
  • Be available to serve on committees of the medical staff and the hospital
  • Accountability of providers and operational process improvement
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams

Preferred candidates will have:

  • 5+ years of clinical experience
  • Must be ABEM certified
  • Active NJ license or eligible for licensure in NJ
  • Previous leadership experience, program development experience, and/or teaching experience is preferred

If you are interested in learning more about this position or wish to apply directly, please contact Meghan Ryan, Physician Recruiter, via email at

About Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center (CMC) is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care teaching hospital offering area residents high quality, highly sophisticated medical treatment close to home. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into Ocean County s largest and most active health care facility.

Community Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of services, including advanced cancer care, state-of-the art neurology and neurosurgery services with a neuro-interventional lab and a bi-plane, and cardiac care featuring four cardiac catheterization labs. Surgical services feature two da Vinci robotic surgical platforms including the latest generation da Vinci Xi, and the Mako robotic-arm assisted system for joint replacement surgery. CMC offers additional technology typically not found at a community hospital, including a 3-Tesla MRI, digital mammography, the Rapid Arc linear accelerator, a CyberKnife for treating inoperable tumors and the Veran Lung Navigation System.

We are one of the area s most trusted providers of maternal and children s services, offering superior obstetric care, a Level II special care nursery with 24/7 onsite neonatologists for newborns requiring special care, a midwifery program, a dedicated pediatric unit, and a pediatrician in the emergency department.

The emergency department is one of the largest providers of emergency care in New Jersey, with highly skilled emergency medicine physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff. Specialized care is also offered through the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, the Center for Bariatrics, and the Women s Imaging Center.

About RWJBarnabas Health:

RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. With 12 acute care hospitals, 3 children's hospitals, a growing number of our outpatient facilities and physician practices, our healthcare system is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

Our dedication to serving the people of New Jersey extends far beyond the care we provide within our hospital walls. We support programs that promote health and wellness in our communities and provide access to services that would otherwise be unavailable. We are committed to the ongoing improvement of the health, quality of life, and vitality of our communities. We strive to bring the best healthcare to meet the evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Our partnership with Rutgers University creates the state s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education, further advancing our mission of providing high-quality healthcare in New Jersey.

The new collaboration also aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

RWJBarnabas Health is an equal opportunity employer.

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