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RWJBarnabas Health is seeking an Experienced Gastroenterologist for a Leadership Position in Northern NJ

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Job ID: 589811


Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Address: 201 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Gastroenterology
Profession: Physician (MD,DO, Resident)


Opportunity Details

RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking a Gastroenterologist to lead as Division Chief at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ. 

This opportunity is ideal for an experienced Gastroenterologist to join a successful system with opportunity for program development and support from a robust referral base. The position offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and the chance to join the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey.

In addition to clinical and administrative leadership responsibilities at our Newark campus, the new Chief of Gastroenterology would also be expected to build out liver and advanced endoscopy work in addition to monitoring physician leadership strategies and quality control. All gastroenterology procedures will be conducted at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center directly. 


  • Direct the patient care within the Division
  • Ensure appropriate staff coverage for patients
  • Set standards for physician and nurse practitioner performance expectations.
  • Manage staff and ensure all paperwork, education, and training for providers are being met as well as oversee future recruitment.
  • Report to the Chair of the Department of Medicine and the CMO.
  • Provide clinical care and planning in an interdisciplinary approach in collaboration with the leadership and other healthcare professionals.

Successful candidates will be:

  • Fellowship trained in Gastroenterology
  • Board Certified in IM and Gastroenterology
  • Trained in Current BLS Basic Life Support and have their ACLS certification

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Over 10 years of previous clinical and administrative experience
  • Proven track record of success in clinical care, leadership, and medical education is preferred.

Based in Newark NJ, this opportunity is extremely close in proximity to New York City. Just 16 miles outside of the city lights, Essex County encompasses beautiful suburban neighborhoods and top school districts, plus access to museums, fine dining, and great shopping!

If you are interested in learning more about this position with RWJBarnabas Health, please contact Kelly Fulton, Senior Vice President of Physician Services via email – or phone: 973.487.9990. We look forward to hearing from you!

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, 3200 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, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals,  three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital, a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, 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 an accountable care organization. RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest private employer – with more than 34,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety.

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