RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Medical Director of Palliative Care and Attending in Livingston, NJ

Location
Livingston, New Jersey
Posted
May 12, 2021
Ref
P-1a
Specialty
Palliative Care
Position Type
Permanent

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Medical Director for the Palliative and Supportive Care Services program, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. As the palliative care expert you will have the opportunity to provide leadership, clinical oversight, and strategic direction for advancing palliative and supportive care at our institution. Based in the inpatient setting, this position encompasses administrative, clinical, and teaching responsibilities. The department is also hiring an attending palliative care physician. A great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding program with a high census of patients and consults per month. A desirable work life balance is easily achievable with a Monday-Friday work week model!

As the largest integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME.

Requirements:

  • BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Licensed in NJ or eligible for NJ licensure
  • Fellowship trained in Palliative Care is highly desirable
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to impact patients with a multitude of different needs including but not limited to patients facing advanced neurological disorders, cardiac disease, geriatric patients, oncological disease etc. 

More About The Position:

  • Join our robust support staff including one other provider, administrative director/clinician, and three NPs and a social worker who are all certified in Palliative Care.
  • Currently inpatient based with plan to expand to outpatient at the Cancer Center at SBMC.

Located in Livingston NJ, this position surrounds beautiful suburban neighborhoods comprised of great schools and downtowns that are just a short drive to the bright lights of NYC!

For more information or to apply, please contact Annelise Catanzaro, Director of Physician Recruitment at RWJBarnabas Health via phone: 862.217.1489, or e-mail: annelise.catanzaro@rwjbh.org

About Saint Barnabas Medical Center:

Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s oldest and nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital, has worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate, comprehensive health care. The institution traditionally treats more than 35,000 inpatients and over 87,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually. Saint Barnabas Medical Center has long been recognized as a leader in providing the highest level of patient care - delivering nearly 5,800 babies annually, caring for more newly diagnosed cancer patients, creating breakthroughs in the field of infertility, and providing more than 100 medical and surgical specialty and subspecialty services. 

About The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center:

The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center is dedicated to providing the very best in oncologic care and caring and achieving the highest level of patient satisfaction. Our highly-trained board-certified physicians provide compassionate personalized treatment for every patient. Our physicians spend more time so that our patients understand their illness, their treatment plan, and all the medical expertise available to fight their cancer. In conjunction with our entire cancer center, our goal is to address all aspects of cancer care including medical, psychological and educational needs.

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, three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation 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.”

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