RWJBarnabas Health Seeking Chief of Medical Oncology in Northern New Jersey

Employer
RWJBarnabas Health
Location
Jersey City, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Dec 2, 2022
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RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated health system in NJ, is seeking a hematologist/oncologist to join the Jersey City Medical Center team as Chief of Medical Oncology within the Department of Medicine. This full-time position will be charged with continuing to grow a hematology/oncology practice as part of our partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designate Comprehensive Cancer Center. The role offers the potential for an academic appointment with Rutgers and is well-supported by an array of specialists at Jersey City Medical Center.

The cancer program at Jersey City Medical Center is on a trajectory of growth including the recently opened Madeline Fiadini LoRe Infusion Center (https://www.rwjbh.org/our-locations/outpatient-rehab-center/madeline-fiadini-lore-foundation-infusion-center/), a newly launched foray into clinical research, and an expanding physician practice. We are seeking an exceptional clinical leader who excels in program development, relationship-building and possesses the entrepreneurial skills needed to develop and maintain a robust oncology program. The position offers generous compensation, health insurance, malpractice, and 401k with a company match. Physicians interested in leadership opportunities are encouraged to apply!

As one of our teaching hospitals, Jersey City Medical Center provides the opportunity for strong clinical collaboration as well as opportunities to mentor residents and medical students. Located in the second largest and most diverse city in New Jersey, this thriving area is full of urban destinations such as chic restaurants and waterfront piers. The practice is a short drive away from New York City and is one of the most desirable areas to reside in New Jersey.

 Candidate Requirements:

  • Board-certified in Hematology/Oncology, ideally with clinical expertise in solid organ tumors
  • Accomplished leadership and relationship-building skills, as well as oncology program expansion experience 
  • Enthusiasm and passion that embodies our company's core values

Additional Information: 

  • A unique position that combines being part of the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey with opportunities for clinical research, and the competitive salary and flexibility desirable from a private practice setting
  • Potential for an academic appointment with Rutgers
  • Opportunities to mentor both medical students and residents

To learn more about this position or to apply directly, please contact Meghan Ryan, Physician RecruiterRWJBarnabas Health, by email at Meghan.Ryan@rwjbh.org

About Jersey City Medical Center:

Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) is located on a 15-acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park. The hospital serves as a regional referral and teaching hospital that provides the highest level of care for women and infants, and trauma and cardiac patients. Inside our spacious facility, our renowned medical professionals use the latest technologies to provide state-of-the-art care and compassion. Our Imaging Center features advanced imaging technology, including the latest digital mammography, MRI, digital radiology, ultrasound and dual energy X-ray equipment. The Cristie Kerr Women’s Health Center offers women convenient access to the highest level of medical care. Together, they represent a leap forward in Hudson County health services. Jersey City Medical Center is the provider of Advanced Life Support for Hudson County. JCMC is a Regional Trauma Center, a Level III Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Center, a Regional Heart Hospital with cardiac surgery.

 About Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey:

As New Jersey's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and one of only 52 in the United States, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, together with RWJBarnabas Health, is a leader in cancer research, treatment, prevention, and education. Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health offer world-class cancer care, providing patients with the most advanced treatment options through an integrated cancer care network, including clinical trials, immunotherapy, precision medicine, complex surgical procedures, and sophisticated radiation therapy techniques. Rutgers Cancer Institute and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, are one of only two programs in the state to offer blood and marrow transplantations and CAR T-cell therapy. It also houses the state's only hospital-based proton therapy center. 

Established in 1991, Rutgers Cancer Institute became the state's first NCI-designated Cancer Center in 1997 and achieved comprehensive cancer status in 2002. In partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, Rutgers Cancer Institute brings together internationally recognized physicians and researchers focused on the mission of helping individuals fight cancer. RWJBarnabas Health currently consists of 12 acute-care hospitals and associated oncology practices and is New Jersey's largest integrated healthcare delivery system, a $6 billion health system. The main campus of Rutgers Cancer Institute is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and is across the street from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. The 225,000 square foot location houses patient-focused outpatient clinical space for adult and pediatric patient care and research space for faculty members to conduct basic, clinical, population, and translational research. The Hematologic Malignancies Program is located in a dedicated clinical and infusion space in the East Tower of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. 

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 dedication to serving the people of New Jersey extends far beyond the care we provide within our hospital walls. We support programs that promote health and wellness in our communities and provide access to services that would otherwise be unavailable. We are committed to the ongoing improvement of the health, quality of life, and vitality of our communities. We strive to bring the best healthcare to meet the evolving needs of residents in New Jersey — whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

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.

The new collaboration also aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

RWJBarnabas Health is an equal opportunity employerRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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