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Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Internal Number: P-3l
RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is Seeking a Director of Pediatric Palliative Care in New Brunswick, NJ
The Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School seeks a dynamic, career-oriented physician to join the faculty of the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care. Candidates who have successfully completed a fellowship and are board certified/board eligible in Pediatrics and Palliative Care will be considered. The medical director of pediatric palliative care services will lead the development, implementation and ongoing programmatic needs of an interdisciplinary team, to provide palliative care services to pediatric patients and their families. Outpatient services will be housed in the Pediatric Clinics at the Child Health Institute and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Inpatient consultations and services will be provided in the Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. In this role, the medical director will build critical bridges and relationships with providers to promote collaboration and understanding of the importance and complimentary values of palliative care services. Moreover, the physician will have the opportunity to further engage in scholarly and outreach activities.
About Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School:
The Department of Pediatrics is composed of 124 full-time and more than 200 volunteer faculty members, organized into 18 divisions covering all of the pediatric subspecialties in conjunction with four key surgical services. The department is undergoing a renaissance following the integration of the medical school with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the recent merger of two major health systems to form RWJ Barnabas. The department has already recruited 43 new faculty members with plans for hiring additional faculty, allowing us to expand our research and clinical programs and provide improved care to our patients. Our educational mission focuses on the development of the next generation of multi-talented physicians who will become leaders in education, research and patient care. Our ACGME-accredited training programs continue to thrive and expand. We have an outstanding pediatric residency and a fellowship-training program in Pediatric Endocrinology.
The outpatient services are located in the Rutgers Child Health Institute of NJ, a state of the art facility that includes a Pediatric CRC, Pediatric subspecialty offices, and a modern research facility. Our New Brunswick–based clinical programs have achieved Accredited Status for Ambulatory Health Care by the Joint Commission, one of only a small number of academic ambulatory practices with this status. The inpatient clinical services of the division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition are conducted at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) of the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. This is a 105-bed acute care hospital for children with a dedicated endoscopy suite located on the only pediatric academic health campus in the state of New Jersey. The BMSCH is ranked as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Adjacent to the RWJ Barnabas Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s hospital is the PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, which is one of the country’s largest inpatient acute rehabilitation facilities for children. Across the street is the Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ – the only NCI designated center in the state of New Jersey.
The Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the highly NIH-funded academic universities and Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities comprising the top comprehensive research universities in North America. As the state’s premiere institution, located in central New Jersey, there are many opportunities to collaborate across campuses with all the health professional schools and biomedical science schools at the Rutgers University.
Central New Jersey is a family friendly location offering urban and suburban life-styles within one hour of NYC, Philadelphia and the Jersey shore, as well as Rutgers Big Ten athletics and cultural events.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and your CV to:
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 Souther...n 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.