Section Chief of Heart Transplant Program and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Newark, New Jersey
Aug 01, 2022
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RWJBarnabas Health's Northern Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is looking their next Section Chief of Heart Transplant Program and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care provider in NJ, is seeking their next Section Chief of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC). This surgical leader will be expected to help lead the defining program for NBIMC, the health system’s leading heart transplant center. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has performed over 1,100 heart transplants to date, has averaged over 30 heart transplant per year over the last three years, and is supported by over 6,000 heart failure discharges annually across eleven acute adult care facilities.

Candidates must be prominent leaders in surgical heart transplantation, experienced in multiple location/large systems-based transplant and mechanical circulatory support programs, and have a proven track record of success in growth, quality, and achieving the highest level of patient care. Clinically, this leader will oversee the surgical section through excellence in care, modernized protocols and care algorithms, and ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies. 

As the largest integrated health care system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health and the program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 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. The position is based in highly desirable areas with near top-notch schools, beautiful suburban neighborhoods, with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore.

To learn more about this position and other opportunities throughout New Jersey and with RWJBarnabas Health, please contact:

About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center:

First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3,200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need.

Newark Beth Israel is home to one of the nation’s 10 largest heart transplant centers, RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program; and a Valve Center that performs more cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs), than any other center in the state. Our medical center is home to the most comprehensive robotic surgery center in the state, and we were the first hospital in NJ to establish an accredited sleep disorders center. The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center provide seamless integration of cancer prevention, specialized care, and treatment options.

Newark Beth Israel is renowned for its many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community. As part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest healthcare delivery system in the state, we have access to advanced technology and a variety of medical specialists.

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.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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