RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a clinical leader to join Monmouth Medial Center as Chair of the Department of Surgery in Long Branch, NJ.
The Chair of the Department of Surgery oversees all activity related to surgeons and the Operating room including surgical outcomes. The Chair will also have an academic appointment with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and will be responsible for leading all teaching and research activity within the Department, including medical students and graduate medical educational programs. Moreover, the Chair will be charged with creating and implementing a strategic vision for the Department and take an active role in building surgical programs, growing market share, and anticipating changes inherent in the implementation of health care reform.
RWJBarnabas Health’s recent partnership with the Rutgers University Division of Biological and Health Sciences and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state, creates an unprecedented opportunity for programmatic and academic development at MMC. As such, candidates with clinical expertise in oncologic related surgical fields are desirable.
Qualifications include the following:
– Board Certification in General Surgery ideally with added
qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area related to oncologic surgery
– Ability to meet the requirements for an academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level
– Keen understanding for developing and leading ACGME accredited residency programs
– Previous experience in clinical leadership as Department Vice Chair, as well as experience in healthcare quality, resource management, outcomes improvement, patient safety, and the patient experience
– 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
– Political savvy, emotional intelligence, and ability to effectively interact at both the multihospital system and local levels
– Experience with system integration and change management
About MMC Department of Surgery
The Department of Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) consists of 138 physicians and is comprised of 11 surgical sections, including colon and rectal surgery, general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, urologic surgery, and vascular surgery. The Department also includes a fully accredited residency program in general surgery with four categorical residents per year.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Monmouth Medical Center (MMC), located in Long Branch, New Jersey, is an RWJBarnabas
Health facility and includes The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. MMC is an academic medical center with a long-standing commitment to medical student education and GME programs in surgery and other disciplines. A 513 bed facility, Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey’s largest academic medical centers and has been a leader in surgical advancement. MMC surgeons have introduced many technological firsts to the region, including pioneering robotic surgical procedures in both general and orthopedic surgery, and other minimally invasive techniques.
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.
About Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is a team of internationally recognized physicians and researchers driven by a singular focus and mission – TO CONQUER CANCER. As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s team of internationally recognized physicians and researchers is driven by a singular focus and mission, to help individuals fight cancer. Through the transformation of laboratory discoveries into clinical practice, we target cancer with precision medicine, immunotherapy and clinical trials and provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate world-class cancer care to adults and children. This mission is being accomplished in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health. Rutgers Cancer Institute physicians and scientists work side by side to make sure the most sophisticated treatments are delivered to our patients quickly and safely – the future of cancer treatments today.