Physician-in-Chief, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Jersey Shore University Medical Center is seeking an accomplished and inspirational Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief who is responsible for all professional and administrative functions within the Department and the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital. This represents an exciting opportunity to lead the growth and development of patient care services, teaching and research in Pediatrics with the provider of the most advanced programs and services in Central New Jersey.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital are members of Hackensack Meridian Health. JSUMC is a 646-bed academic medical center with services that include a Level II Regional Trauma Center, a Stroke Rescue Center, and the region’s only Cardiac Surgery program. K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, located at JSUMC is the first and most comprehensive children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. JSUMC and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital have been recognized by US News and World Report and Consumer Reports as top performers.
Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) formed with the merger of Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health and is now a $4.1 billion clinically integrated network of 17 hospitals. A strategic mission of HMH is to develop into a major academic center and in June 2015 signed a definitive agreement with Seton Hall to form a new, four-year school of medicine – Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. The flagship hospitals of HMH (HUMC) and Meridian (JSUMC) will serve as the primary clinical teaching sites.
The Chair, Department of Pediatrics, JSUMC and Physician-in-Chief, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital will provide strategic, innovative and operational leadership, and will have responsibility and accountability for the clinical and academic performance of all divisions within the Department and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital. Appreciating the Health System’s strategic objectives, the Chair provides clinical leadership in decision and policy making to support exceptional quality and cost-effective care, excellence in graduate medical education and supporting clinical research activity to advance the patient care mission of the organization. It is anticipated that the Chair of Pediatrics will maintain some degree of clinical practice (up to 25%), with a majority allocation for administrative responsibilities. It is also anticipated that the Chair will participate in educational activities and will qualify for faculty appointment at the Medical School at Seton Hall.
Required background qualifications and training:
M.D. / D.O. degree from a recognized School of Medicine.
Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
New Jersey Medical License.
Experience in care of pediatric patients, in general, or subspecialty practice.
Administrative experience in a teaching hospital or medical school for at least five (5) years.
Qualified for rank of attending physician at JSUMC.
Personality and ability to deal effectively with professional peers and department members under his/her supervision.
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