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Chair, Department of Orthopedics, Jersey City Medical Center

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Job ID: 604455


Facility: Jersey City Medical Center
Address: 355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Profession: Physician (MD,DO, Resident)


About the Opportunity

RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a clinical leader to join Jersey City Medical Center as Chair of the Department of Orthopedics in Jersey City, NJ.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Jersey City Medical Center, a facility that provides state-of-the-art medical treatment across a broad spectrum of different disciplines, is currently seeking a Chair of Orthopedics. Jersey City Medical Center is a state designated Level II Trauma Center, providing 24/7 trauma surgery for adults and children throughout Hudson County. The Chair of Orthopedics will practice within the department and oversee all clinical activities and provide leadership and support for all academic actions at Jersey City Medical Center. The chair will also serve as a faculty member of a strong academic training program, create policies that drive improvements in quality and safety, and continue to grow the robust orthopedic department at Jersey City Medical Center. 

The Orthopedic Institute at Jersey City Medical Center performs the full spectrum of orthopedic procedures including total joint replacements, trauma/ reconstruction surgery, and sports medicine injuries.

Located only 4 miles outside of Manhattan, with views of the NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty at every corner, this city has so much to offer- including a beautiful downtown pedestrian promenade lined with restaurants, shops, and endless entertainment!


  • Strong clinical leader with experience driving improvements in quality and safety.
  • Commitment to academic excellence including prior experience in resident education and clinical research.
  • Board certification in Orthopedics and fellowship training in a subspecialty is preferred.
  • All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey.
  • Candidate should have exceptional interpersonal skills, strong clinical background and keen understanding of how to drive and maintain clinical quality standards.

To apply or inquire, please send your CV to Melissa Granet, Manager of Physician Recruitment - and/or Kayla Nunez, Physician

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 RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health annually represents operating revenues of more than $4.5 billion, with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians, and 1,000 residents and interns. The system is comprised of 11 acute care hospitals, 3 children’s hospitals, a pediatric rehabilitation hospital, a behavioral health center, statewide medical group, ambulatory care centers, and five fitness and wellness centers. 

As a system annually, RWJBarnabas Health treats over 3 million patients, conduct 2 million outpatient visits, care for 70,000 patients in our emergency departments and deliver 23,000 babies, and so much more. The system is responsible for more than $1.9 billion in salaries each year and is a major economic contributor in our communities.

The geographic footprint of our facilities spans Hudson, Essex, Union, Middlesex, Mercer, Somerset, Monmouth and Ocean counties, and comprises every clinical service from primary to quaternary care and greatly strengthens our commitment to medical education and research.

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