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RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Director of Palliative Care in Central NJ!

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Job ID: 701338


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

Opportunity Criteria

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


RWJBarnabas Health is seeking a Director of Palliative Care in Central NJ!

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, has an exciting new opportunity for a full-time Medical Director to support and expand the Palliative and Supportive Care Services program at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, 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.

Initially based in the inpatient setting, this position encompasses administrative, clinical, and teaching responsibilities. Experience in the development of a Palliative/Supportive Care Services Program is also desirable. Ideal candidates will be excited to take ownership of this division and chart a strong direction for the Inpatient and Outpatient programs.

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.

Successful candidates must be:

  • Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Licensed in NJ or eligible for NJ licensure
  • Fellowship trained in palliative care is highly desirable
  • Team oriented and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented and excited about the prospect of building and guiding a new Palliative Care Program
  • Preferred candidates will have previous leadership experience.

More About the Position:

  • Currently inpatient based with plans to expand to outpatient.
  • Opportunities to develop a customized support team
  • Ability to impact patients with a multitude of different needs including but not limited to patients goals of care, end of life decisions, advanced neurological disorders, cardiac disease, geriatric patients, oncological disease etc.

Located in Long Branch, NJ, this position is close in proximity to the famous Jersey Shore.

For more information or to apply, please contact Susan Bethay, Physician Recruiter at (862) 240-2885,, for more information or to apply. Thank you! 

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 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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