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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is Seeking a Director of Echocardiography Laboratory in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Job ID: 732709


Facility: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
Address: 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Opportunity Criteria

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


Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is Seeking a Director of Echocardiography Laboratory in New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) seeks applicants for the position of Director of Echocardiography Laboratory in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The Director of Echocardiography Laboratory will lead and give oversight to the cardiodynamics laboratory including echocardiography, stress testing and electrocardiography at RWJMS and RWJUH, our principal affiliate teaching hospital. The Director’s primary responsibilities are to design, execute, and oversee operations in the laboratory to ensure efficient, timely, and high-quality delivery of non-invasive cardiac stress tests and imaging services. The Director will also have a key role in clinical care, in advancing the mission of the Division and a commitment to the development of faculty, staff and fellow.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise faculty and staff involved in the operations of the Echo Laboratory
  • Develop, implement, and monitor patient care pathway protocols in the Non-Invasive Cardiology Laboratory to reduce care variation and increase efficiency
  • Develop metrics on a monthly basis with the faculty to monitor progress and measure improvement
  • Ensure timely completion of imaging procedures and reports
  • Direct and supervise faculty interpreting studies and the activities of the Cardiology Fellows in the Echo Laboratory to ensure that Fellows and Residents receive optimal didactic and case-based education


  • Candidate must possess a MD degree
  • Achieve or eligible for appointment as Professor or Associate Professor
  • At least 5 years clinical experience in echocardiography.
  • Level III training in echocardiography
  • Substantial experience in advanced techniques such as strain imaging, three-dimensional echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, and image-guided interventions
  • Have prior leadership experience
  • Advanced cardiac imaging training highly desirable
  • Eligible for licensure in New Jersey


  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Cardiology
  • National Board in Echocardiography certification

This position offers the opportunity to join a team of non-invasive cardiologists providing imaging and clinical cardiology services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and at the academic practices of the medical school. A robust fellowship with a core residency program presents outstanding educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. RWJUH (the medical school's principal teaching affiliate) is a 950-bed facility located in New Brunswick, NJ, and is part of the integrated RWJBarnabas Health System. The system is a $5 billion enterprise caring for close to 40% of all NJ residents.

For additional information about the position, contact Grace Casaclang-Verzosa, MD ( 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick

Founded in 1884, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, is an academic medical center whose Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, orthopedics, and women’s and children’s care, including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH).

BMSCH serves as the focal point of New Brunswick’s growing children’s health campus, which includes the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House - New Brunswick. The free-standing, state-designated, acute care children’s hospital is a state-of-the-art facility that is specially designed to care for children. From pediatric surgery, urology, and cardiology to oncology, hematology, and pulmonology, BMSCH’s specialists and intensivists provide advanced care for children of all ages—from fragile newborns to adolescents.

As the flagship cancer hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH New Brunswick is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. Featuring a Level 1 Trauma Center and the first Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

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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