Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Faculty Position)
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Department of Pediatrics offers an outstanding opportunity for a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our faculty of more than 40 full-time clinicians and scientists as an Assistant Professor and Director of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division. You will bring a proven track record of quality patient care to this exciting role and will be integral in growing the department and expanding upon its research and clinical endeavors in Newark, NJ and the surrounding region. The successful candidate will provide clinical services at The University Hospital located in Newark. Opportunities are available to participate in medical student and resident teaching, quality and patient safety initiatives, and clinical research. As the division director, you will focus on quality improvement and patient safety work within the department, including coordination of care with the pediatric emergency department.
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) is New Jersey’s largest and most influential constellation of academic institutions devoted to medicine, dentistry, health-related sciences, and health services. The Department of Pediatrics at NJMS in Newark provides services to the diverse population of our metropolitan tri-county catchment area, with a pediatric census of 460,000. NJMS boasts a wide range of pediatric surgical subspecialties, as well as the full spectrum of pediatric medical specialties. As the principal teaching hospital for NJMS and the state’s busiest Level 1 Trauma Center, The University Hospital is the referral center for many of the state’s most advanced medical services and specialty care programs. The pediatric department supports a Level III NICU, PICU and pediatric ED.
Our location offers the best of all worlds including excellent schools, a suburban or urban lifestyle and the full spectrum of indoor and outdoor leisure activities. New York City is easily accessible via a 20-minute train ride.
To qualify, the successful candidate must be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and possess State of New Jersey medical licensure. Candidates with demonstrated excellence in leadership skills and who have cared for complex neonatal patients, general pediatric inpatients, and for pediatric patients in a critical care setting are preferred.
This full time position offers a competitive salary with a full and comprehensive benefits package. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a CV to: Marilyn Smith at email@example.com. For additional information, contact: Dr. Onajovwe Fofah, Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: 973-972-5276.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit http://recruitment.rutgers.edu/TheRUCommitment.htm. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.