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Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey

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Job ID: 631945


Facility: Monmouth Medical Center
Address: 300 2nd Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Opportunity Criteria

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


Opportunity Details

RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking candidates for the role of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Monmouth Medical Center and the Unterberg Children’s Hospital. MMC's Department of Pediatrics consists of 138 physicians in 11 different specialties including all pediatric inpatient functions such as Neonatology, Pediatric Critical Care, and Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine. Pediatric specialties include Neurology, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Allergy and Immunology, in addition to Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology. The Chair will manage the Monmouth Medical Pediatric Department and create new policies that ensure quality, attract and strengthen relationships with pediatricians and pediatric specialists in the region, and increase market share. Additionally, the Chair will provide support and serve as a faculty member for our Graduate Medical Education activities, including pediatric residents and medical students, while also remaining clinically active.

As one of New Jersey’s largest academic medical centers, Monmouth Medical Center (MMC)—founded in 1887—attracts the state’s top physicians. As part of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated health system in NJ, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care. The medical center provides quality-driven, safe, efficient, cost-effective and responsive health care services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community. Located at the very desirable Jersey Shore, this position provides the chance to practice in a highly sought-after area near beautiful beaches, top-notch schools, and charming suburban neighborhoods.

Qualifications include the following: Board Certification in General Pediatrics with possible added qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area such as Neonatology. Candidate should demonstrate keen understanding of ACGME accredited residency programs. Experience in healthcare quality, resource management, outcome improvements, patient safety, and the patient experience in the ambulatory setting are ideal. All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of New Jersey. Preferably, candidates should demonstrate years in medical leadership within large, sophisticated, organizations with educational programs. Track record of success in working with both voluntary and full-time employed physicians is encouraged. Ideal candidates will also possess political savvy, emotional intelligence, and ability to effectively interact at both the multihospital system and local levels.  Additional experience with system integration and change management is also desirable. Candidates should have the credentials to meet the requirements for an academic appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.

To apply or inquire, please send CV to Melissa Granet, Physician Recruiter –

About Monmouth Medical Center

Monmouth Medical Center (MMC), located in Long Branch, New Jersey, is an RWJBarnabas
Health facility and includes The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. MMC is an academic medical center with a long-standing commitment to medical student education and GME programs in surgery and other disciplines. A 513 bed facility, Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a leader in surgical advancement.  MMC surgeons have introduced many technological firsts to the region, including pioneering robotic surgical procedures in both general and orthopedic surgery, and other minimally invasive techniques.

About RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. 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, 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 four accountable care organizations.  RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.”

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