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Chair of Department of Medicine

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health, and Jersey City Medical Center are seeking an experienced and ambitious physician to nurture and lead the Department of Medicine in Jersey City, New Jersey as Chair of Medicine. This is the perfect opportunity for a dynamic physician with proven leadership experience to oversee the clinical, educational, administrative, and research activities of the Department of Medicine while continuing to grow a busy faculty practice. This position will also open qualified candidates to the opportunity for faculty appointment with the Department of Medicine at Rutgers.
This is a hands-on role with a strong focus on clinical and academic program growth including communicating departmental needs to management and senior administrators, improving and maintaining the departments image and reputation, coordinating activities with outside groups, and related activities. This position also offers the opportunity to facilitate communication and collaboration between Jersey City Medical Center employed physicians and community providers.
The Chair of Medicine will additionally be responsible for professional leadership and development. The Chair will take charge of creating programs, fostering the development of individual faculty and staff members, stimulating clinical and scholarly excellence, and representing the department at meetings and professional societies. A central task for this role will be overseeing the growth of our neurology and cardiovascular services, as well as the continued nurturing of our fellowship, residency and research programs.
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, 401(k) plans, plus Honors Policy PTO.


Responsibilities for this Position:


  • Management of staff including recruitment and retention of staff, maintaining an active, well-defined communication network, appointing departmental members to committees, establishing and coordinating faculty and staff development, periodically evaluating faculty and staff, and providing fiscal accountability.
  • Office management including managing departmental facilities and equipment, supervising and evaluating staff, and maintaining departmental records.
  • Responsible for preparing and administering departmental budgets.
  • Oversight of graduate medical education and undergraduate medical education performed within the department.
  • Oversight of external communications including communication of departmental needs to management and senior administrators, improving and maintaining the departments image and reputation, coordinating activities with outside groups, and related activities.
  • Abide by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Departmental Rules and Regulations and fulfills all responsibilities as defined for the Chair position in the Medical Staff Bylaws.

    Position Requirements:

    • Board-certified in a Medicine specialty.
    • 5-10 years of clinical experience. (Preferred)
    • Be a recognized, reputable leader in their discipline with an exemplary record of scholarly and clinical distinction.
    • Personal and managerial skills to direct the department in a manner concordant with the mission of the institution.



      To learn more about this position and other opportunities throughout New Jersey and with RWJBarnabas Health, or to apply with your CV directly, please contact us via e-mail atPhysician.Recruitment@rwjbh.org.
      About Jersey City Medical Center:
      Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) is located on a 15-acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park. The hospital serves as a regional referral and teaching hospital that provides the highest level of care for women and infants, and trauma and cardiac patients. Inside our spacious facility, our renowned medical professionals use the latest technologies to provide state-of-the-art care and compassion.
      Our Imaging Center features advanced imaging technology, including the latest digital mammography, MRI, digital radiology, ultrasound and dual energy X-ray equipment. The Cristie Kerr Womens Health Center offers women convenient access to the highest level of medical care.
      Together, they represent a leap forward in Hudson County health services. Jersey City Medical Center is the provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County. JCMC is a Regional Trauma Center, a Level III Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Center, a Regional Heart Hospital with cardiac surgery.



      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 childrens hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Childrens Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the states 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 Jerseys 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.
      RWJBH is an equal opportunity employer.

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