Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking candidates for the role of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Saint Barnabas Medical Center. SBMC's Department of Pediatrics consists of 212 physicians and is comprised of 13 sections, including all pediatric inpatient functions (Neonatologists, Intensivists, Hospitalists, Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians) as well as pediatric subspecialists (Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Infectious Disease and more). The Chair will manage current 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. He/she will also remain clinically active.
SBMC is home to a world-class 37,000-square-foot, 56-bassinette Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and the state’s most experienced Pediatric Renal Transplant Program. The Saint Barnabas Pediatric Specialty Center offers a wealth of outstanding pediatric specialties, advanced technologies and a full scope of programs and services in an outpatient setting located in nearby West Orange, NJ.
Qualifications include the following: Board Certification in General Pediatrics with possible added qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area. Candidate should demonstrate keen understanding of ACGME accredited residency programs. Experience in healthcare quality, resource management, outcomes improvement, patient safety, and the patient experience are ideal. All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey. 7+ Years in medical leadership within large, sophisticated, organizations with significant educational programs. Track record of success in working with both voluntary and full-time employed physicians. 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. Ability to meet the requirements for an academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
About Saint Barnabas Medical Center Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), New Jersey’s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital has worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate care, health care excellence and superior service. The 597-bed institution, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, traditionally treats tens of thousands of inpatients and approximately 100,000 adult and pediatric Emergency Department patients each year. Together, SBMC and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center provide hundreds of thousands of outpatient visits annually.
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.