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Rutgers Health/Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is seeking a Board-Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist for a Premier Residency Program Leadership Role in Northern NJ

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Job ID: 701582


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

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Profession: Physician (MD,DO, Resident)


Rutgers Health/Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is seeking a Board-Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist for a Premier Residency Program Leadership Role in Northern NJ

Rutgers Health/Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is currently seeking an experienced, board-certified OB/GYN Physician for a full-time Residency Program Director position as part of the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) integrated Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), part of the RWJBarnabas Health system, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School are committed to academic excellence, inclusivity, and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and innovative Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program Director to lead our fully ACGME-accredited Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training program and to promote scholarship focused on education throughout our department. The training program is sponsored by Rutgers Health, part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and is a joint training program between CBMC and Rutgers New Jersey Medical Center at the University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey.

The Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at CBMC and Rutgers NJMS have integrated the Residency Program to offer a highly acclaimed educational program designed to train the Obstetrics and Gynecology leaders of tomorrow. Our program offers broad exposure to both high risk and common maternal health as well as high volume across all of the OB/GYN specialties with significant depth and breadth of cases and an emphasis on bedside and clinical teaching, career and personal development, and opportunities to pursue learning through research (clinical and basic science) with an environment that is supportive of other professional development and academic endeavors.

The successful candidate will hold an executive position with the primary responsibility of overseeing the department's Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program. The Program Director will be responsible for developing and implementing a training program that recruits top candidates and provides them with an optimal education. They must maintain compliance with ACGME standards, including curriculum development, trainee evaluation and feedback, policy development and implementation, monitoring duty hours and trainee wellness, while also assessing and documenting the competency of each trainee and continually evaluating the educational process.

The Residency Program Director will assist the Academic Chair at Rutgers NJMS in fostering an environment that values and promotes educational programs, serving as the chief departmental advocate for improvement in these programs. The person will interact with the School of Medicine, and Rutgers Health Graduate Medical Education Office, other institutional educational and administrative leaders to promote educational programs and initiatives. The Residency Program Director will work closely with the Clinical Chair at CBMC to promote the robust clinical environment throughout CBMC and the University Hospital in Newark to prepare the trainee for primary and complex obstetrical and gynecological issues to prepare the learner to become board-eligible in primary Obstetrics and Gynecology, or to be prepared to enter a fellowship training program.

In addition to administrative duties, the Physician shall provide clinical coverage in obstetrics and gynecology and relevant specialties, as appropriate and based on training with reporting to the Clinical Chair of CBMC. Qualified candidates will meet requirements to be an Associate or Full Professor, Clinical Educator Track, non-Tenure, at Rutgers NJMS.

The Residency Program Director will participate in departmental and hospital committees and activities as outlined by both the Clinical Chair at CBMC and Academic Chair at Rutgers NJMS. The qualified applicant will work to advance the mission and stature of the division and department through involvement in scholarly activity, including grant-writing, grand rounds, advocacy and/or participation on local/regional/national committees or organizations. There is support from the department for all of these educational and research activities. They will serve as a leader and faulty participant in the simulation centers at CBMC and Rutgers NJMS, and actively participate in the scholarly growth of OB/GYN residents.

Qualified candidates will be eager to provide active teaching and supervision to OB/GYN residents by fostering an educational environment, productive towards the education of residents within the CBMC/Rutgers NJMS integrated program. Related duties include assisting in the placement and tracking of residents in rotations outside CBMC and Rutgers University Hospital, as well as the recruitment and selection of resident candidates into this program.

The new Program Director will designate approximately 50% of time to clinical work and 50% of time to administrative duties. Clinical duties will be aligned with the specialty of the qualified candidate and will include providing supervision and assistance to residents within the candidate’s discipline.

Qualified Candidates Will Have:

  • At least 5 years as core faculty with documented educational and/or administrative experience
  • Substantial past involvement in scholarly activities that meet requirements to be an Associate or Full Professor, Clinical Educator Track at Rutgers NJMS
  • Administrative experience, preferably as an assistant program director of an accredited teaching program or as a program director of an accredited teaching program
  • ABOG Board Certified with active NJ license or eligibility for NJ licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership in obtaining ACGME accreditation, curriculum development, evaluation methodology, teaching, and mentoring residents
  • Demonstrated excellence in an overall mix of skills including clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advance clinical medicine and institutional service

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Dr. Richard Miller, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Dr. Mark Einstein, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Health at Rutgers NJMS directly with a letter of interest via his assistant Donna Laudati at or by phone at 973-322-8840.

For more information, you may also contact Susan Bethay, Physician Recruiter, at or 862-240-2885.

Rutgers Health and RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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