Director of Medicine
Rutgers The State University
United States

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Recruitment/Posting Title Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department RWJ-Pediatrics-Emergency Pediatrics
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

The Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as Division Chief of Emergency Medicine. This position will also provide leadership as the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Southern Regional Director as part of RWJBarnabas Health Emergency Service Line. The ideal candidate should be clinically strong, emotionally intelligent, and innovative.

Eligible candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The physician leader should have a strong academic background and be responsible for all clinical, educational, scholarly, and administrative activities of the Division. Candidates with a proven track record in clinical care, education and investigative work will be considered. The candidate should have a record of working across disciplines. Academic rank will be at the level of Associate Professor or Professor, determined by qualifications. 

The Director will join 10 full time faculty members who provide 24/7 PEM coverage to more than 25,000 patients each year. The clinical services of the Division of Emergency Medicine are conducted at Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) @ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, NJ. The Pediatric Emergency Department is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center. BMSCH is a 105-bed acute care hospital located on the only pediatric academic health campus in the state of New Jersey. BMSCH is ranked as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. BMSCH is one of 4 acute care children’s hospitals within the RWJBarnabas Health family which has 13 acute care hospitals.

The Department of Pediatrics has a full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists. Outpatient services are provided at the Child Health Institute of New Jersey which also houses our research faculty. The commitment to the academic mission of Rutgers RWJMS allows for the educational opportunities across the spectrum of trainees including students, residents, and fellows. The Department of Pediatrics includes physicians and basic scientists who conduct collaborative research with an emphasis on mechanisms of disease, novel therapies, epidemiology and/or outcomes research in the areas of relevance to childhood diseases. The Department provides a collaborative setting for the study of basic mechanisms of disease and outcomes research that would provide new insights to the treatment of childhood diseases. The Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the highly NIH-funded academic universities and Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities comprising the top research universities in North America.

Adjacent to the Children’s hospital is the PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital which is one of the country’s largest inpatient acute rehabilitation hospitals for children. Across the street is the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the only NCI designated center in the state of New Jersey as well as the Ronald MacDonald House. As the state’s premiere institution, located in central Jersey, there are many opportunities to collaborate across campuses with all the health professional schools and biomedical science schools at the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and your CV to:
 
Simon Li, MD MPH
Interim Chair Department of Pediatrics, RWJMS
Interim Pediatrician-in-Chief, BMSCH
 
Office address:
Clinical Academic Building, Rm 7106
125 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Email: simon.li@rutgers.edu
Assistant:
Ashley Henriquez: ashleyah@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Office phone: 732.235.9275
 
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 24FA0030
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Minimum Education and Experience
MD/DO, Eligible candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The physician leader should have a strong academic background and be responsible for all clinical, educational, scholarly, and administrative activities of the Division. Candidates with a proven track record in clinical care, education and investigative work will be considered. The candidate should have a record of working across disciplines. Academic rank will be at the level of Associate Professor or Professor, determined by qualifications. 
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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
MD/DO, Eligible candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The physician leader should have a strong academic background and be responsible for all clinical, educational, scholarly, and administrative activities of the Division. Candidates with a proven track record in clinical care, education and investigative work will be considered. The candidate should have a record of working across disciplines. Academic rank will be at the level of Associate Professor or Professor, determined by qualifications. 
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Special Instructions to Applicants  
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/219292
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
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All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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