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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick is Seeking a Chief of Hospitalist Medicine

Employer
RWJBarnabas Health
Location
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - New Brunswick, New Jersey
Posted Date
May 8, 2024

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick is seeking a Chief of Hospitalist Medicine in the General Internal Medicine Division within Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The State University of New Jersey.

In this role, the Chief of Hospitalist will oversee and lead a dynamic team of hospitalists while enhancing the quality and efficiency of our hospitalist program. In this key role, the selected candidate will collaborate with hospital administration, medical staff, and various departments to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and upholding medical activities in accordance with hospitalist standards, clinical best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Establishing and enforcing evidence-based medicine policies for patient safety and therapeutic reliability.
  • Evaluating and assessing hospitalist physicians’ performance, including professional capabilities and patient relationships.
  • Coordinating with the Department of Medicine on individual performance evaluations and physician appointments.
  • Analyzing feedback related to program performance and physician conduct, providing constructive input to the hospitalist team.
  • Overseeing patient assessment activities, utilization review, and quality assurance programs.
  • Conducting regular patient record reviews to evaluate documentation quality and care/treatment appropriateness.
  • Educating hospitalists on accurate patient encounter documentation and coding practices.

Apply Online:

If interested, please apply to the link below and one of our recruiters will get back to you:

https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/226553

Department Overview:
The Department of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is comprised of approximately 150 paid and more than 300 volunteer faculty members organized into 11 divisions covering the major medical subspecialties: Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension; Education; Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition; Gastroenterology and Hepatology; General Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology; Nephrology; Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine; and Rheumatology

The Department’s clinical mission encompasses inpatient and ambulatory care settings at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (the primary teaching hospital of the medical school) and at various hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region. Our educational mission is focused on development of the next generation of physicians who will become insightful and caring clinicians, leaders, educators, and researchers in the field of medicine. Our ACGME-accredited education programs continue to thrive. We have an outstanding Internal Medicine Residency Program and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Hematology/Oncology; Infectious Disease; Interventional Cardiology; Nephrology; Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine; and Rheumatology.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at New Brunswick:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health Facility is New Jersey’s largest academic medical center through its partnership with Rutgers University and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The 600+-bed adult hospital and 100+- bed The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) are among the busiest in region, offering the highest levels of care in cardiovascular medicine, heart, kidney and pancreas transplantation, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, women’s health, and pediatrics. As one of the top nursing programs, the RWJUH nursing practice is one of only seven in the world to receive Magnet Recognition six consecutive times.

A Level 1 Trauma Center and the first designated Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s serves as a national resource in its groundbreaking approaches to emergency preparedness. RWJUH was recently one of three hospitals in NJ tapped to share a $450 million state appropriation to strengthen emergency preparedness statewide against future pandemics and the impacts of natural disasters.

The affiliation of Rutgers Health and RWJ/Barnabas Health, the largest health system in NJ, presents exciting opportunities for growth and expansion of the Hospitalist program. The integrated health system (RWJBarnabas) is a $5 billion enterprise and cares for about 40% of all NJ residents.

About RWJBarnabas Health:
RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. With 12 acute care hospitals, 3 children's hospitals, a growing number of our outpatient facilities and physician practices, our healthcare system is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

Our partnership with Rutgers University creates the state’s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education, further advancing our mission of providing high-quality healthcare in New Jersey.

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