Chair, Department of Medicine, Jersey City Medical Center

Jersey City, New Jersey
Feb 02, 2018
Position Type

RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking candidates for the role of Chair of Medicine, at Jersey City Medical Center. The Chair will lead Department of +300 physicians comprised of 16 medical sections, including cardiology, endocrinology, dermatology, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric/palliative, hematology/oncology, hospitalist, infectious disease, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, pain management, physician medicine and rehabilitation, pulmonary medicine and rheumatology.

The Department also includes an independent fully accredited residency program in internal medicine. The Chair of the Department of Medicine Chair is responsible for developing, implementing, and supervising all administrative activities of the department including the development of departmental goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.  The Chair also is responsible for all clinical activity related to the Department/Service, including Department compliance with statues, rules, and regulations for all state and federal governmental agencies as well as the accreditation standards of the DNV and ACGME.

Qualifications include the following: Board Certification in Internal Medicine with possible added qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area. Candidate should have exceptional interpersonal skills, strong clinical background, and keen understanding of how to drive and maintain clinical quality standards. Prior leadership experience within a diverse academic institution with both employed and voluntary faculty is also critical.  All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey.

To apply or inquire, please send CV to Annelise Catanzaro, Director of Physician Development:   

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 Women’s 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 annually represents operating revenues of more than $4.5 billion, with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians, and 1,000 residents and interns. The system is comprised of 11 acute care hospitals, three 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 70,000 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.

The geographic footprint of our facilities spans Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Mercer, Somerset, Monmouth, and Ocean counties, and comprises every clinical service from primary to quaternary care and greatly strengthens our commitment to medical education and research.