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RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Medical Director of Palliative Care in Livingston, NJ

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Job ID: 700712


Facility: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Address: 94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Profession: Physician (MD,DO, Resident)


RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Medical Director of Palliative Care in Livingston, NJ

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Medical Director for the Palliative and Supportive Care Services program, at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. As the palliative care expert, you will have the opportunity to provide leadership, clinical oversight, and strategic direction for advancing palliative and supportive care at our institution.

Based in the inpatient setting, this position encompasses administrative, clinical, and teaching responsibilities. This is great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding program with a high census of patients and consults per month and Joint Commission Accreditation in Advanced Palliative Care. 

As the largest integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME.


  • BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Licensed in NJ or eligible for NJ licensure
  • Fellowship trained in Palliative Care is highly desirable
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to impact patients with a multitude of different needs including but not limited to patients facing advanced neurological disorders, cardiac disease, geriatric patients, oncological disease etc. 


More About the Position:

  • Join our robust support staff including one other provider, administrative director/clinician, and 3 NP’s and a social worker who are all certified in Palliative Care.
  • Currently inpatient based with plan to expand to outpatient at the Cancer Center at CBMC.
  • Conduct palliative care consults along with teaching opportunities.

Located in Livingston NJ, this position surrounds beautiful suburban neighborhoods comprised of great schools and downtowns that are just a short drive to the bright lights of NYC!

For more information or to apply, please contact Susan Bethay, Physician Recruiter at RWJBarnabas Health via email-

About Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Since 1865, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s oldest and nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital, has worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate, comprehensive health care. The institution traditionally treats more than 35,000 inpatients and over 87,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually. Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center has long been recognized as a leader in providing the highest level of patient care-delivering nearly 5,800 babies annually, caring for more newly diagnosed cancer patients, creating breakthroughs in the field of infertility, and providing more than 100 medical and surgical specialty and subspecialty services.

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 employer.

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