Division Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology

Atlantic Health System
Morristown, New Jersey
Closing date
Aug 30, 2024

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Atlantic Health System is Seeking a Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology for a Great Opportunity in Northern New Jersey

Goryeb Children s Hospital, part of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Division Chief to lead our Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology team. The Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology will be a physician leader who provides vision, oversight, and guidance to the Pediatric Gastroenterology team. Championing the vision that every child will receive the best possible care and experience to support healing, health, and an improved quality of life, the successful candidate will encompass the mission of Goryeb Children s Hospital and Atlantic Health System.


This is an opportunity for an experienced, board-certified candidate to grow professionally and personally as an innovative clinical leader and to promote new program development. The Division Chief will be joining a well-developed and busy pediatric gastroenterology program that not only specializes in treating basic disorders of the digestive tract, but also complex chronic conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn s Disease and Celiac Disease. The Pediatric Chief of Gastroenterology will lead several specialty programs, including the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, which is an internationally known center of excellence, and the largest of its kind in New Jersey. The Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology will lead the department by delivering an excellent clinical experience to patients while promoting research and growth of the pediatric gastroenterology program. The Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology will work in collaboration with the Chair of Pediatrics and Executive Service Line Director to develop and implement strategic planning to ensure high-quality pediatric gastroenterology care. The Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition, and Hepatology will also provide initial and ongoing patient care at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, and the designated satellite offices. Procedures to be performed include upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, and other procedures as appropriate.

Find out more information on the Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialty programs at Atlantic Health System by clicking here

  • BC/BE in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey
  • Minimum of 5 - 10 years as an attending physician
  • Robust clinical leadership experience


  • Competitive salary
  • Robust benefits with health, dental, Rx and vision plans
  • 403b retirement plan with company match
  • Reimbursement for Relocation
  • Comprehensive Malpractice Policy
  • Non-Profit Health System eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • $3500 for Annual CME and Time Off incremental to PTO days
  • Full reimbursement for Boards and Licensing fees
  • Tuition reimbursement for Advanced Degrees
  • Voted Great Place to Work 14 years strong!
  • Outstanding growth & mentorship opportunities

To learn more about this position and other opportunities with Atlantic Health System, please send your CV to Lori Velasco, Physician Recruiter at Lori.Velasco@atlantichealth.org.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune s Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

Morristown Medical Center is rated the number one hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for four years in a row. We are the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America s 50 Best Hospitals for seven consecutive years by Healthgrades and one of the World s Best Hospitals (the 46th best hospital in the United States and number one in NJ) by Newsweek.

Goryeb Children s Hospital, located on the campus of Morristown Medical Center and part of Atlantic Health System Children's Health, Goryeb Children s Hospital is a nonprofit, state-designated Children s Hospital an earned recognition from New Jersey and the national Children s Hospital Association. With more than 250 community pediatricians on staff and more than 100 board-certified pediatric specialists, we re northern New Jersey s leading specialized pediatric hospital. To meet high demand, Goryeb Children s Hospital is currently expanding its pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and adding inpatient beds. These spacious private patient suites will feature the latest equipment and rooming-in accommodations for parents, as well as a dedicated pharmacy for improved safety and quality of care.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.

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