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RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking an Experienced Pediatric Surgeon and ECMO Director in Northern NJ

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Job ID: 858747


Opportunity Criteria

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


RWJBarnabas Health is Seeking an Experienced Pediatric Surgeon and ECMO Director in Northern NJ

The largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health, is seeking a full time Pediatric Surgeon and ECMO director to join an existing program in our Northern Region.

Clinical responsibilities will include providing clinical services at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Duties include call coverage, ambulatory services, emergency department and inpatient consultation services, and operative case coverage. Trauma call coverage is not required in this position. The candidate will be working closely with the resident program affiliated with the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School at Newark, surgical nurse practitioners and medical students. New staff will join a busy practice with unparalleled room for growth, combining the largest integrated health care system and the most comprehensive academic health care provider organization in New Jersey. The ideal candidate will help build and maintain the ECMO program in the northern region in collaboration with the ECMO program in New Brunswick (southern region).

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, added time off for CME and reimbursement for CME.


  • Board-certified in Pediatric Surgery
  • 5 years of clinical experience
  • NJ licensed or eligible for licensure

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About RWJBarnabas Health’s Children’s Health Network:

With the most comprehensive pediatric health services in New Jersey, the Children’s Health Network at RWJBarnabas Health offers an unmatched range of pediatric services, from primary care to specialized treatments and therapies in virtually every medical specialty, from the very first day of life through adolescents. RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest academic health system, and in partnership with Rutgers Health, provides advanced research, teaching, and social impact initiatives and outstanding care to improve the health and well-being of every child in every community. Offering innovative, groundbreaking care in inpatient and outpatient settings in welcoming and family-centered environments, each patient is given individualized treatment to help them live full and healthy lives.

The Children’s Health Network features three designated acute care children's hospitals, pediatric services at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center – all equipped with state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) – and Children’s Specialized Hospital for children facing special health challenges. Facility specific highlights include:

  • Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), the only state-designated children’s hospital located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, provides care for more than 30 specialized pediatric services, including New Jersey’s Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Service Line of RWJBH, Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ and the Children’s Heart Center, which offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. It also includes a 67-bed, Level IV NICU that offers New Jersey’s first Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) therapy and the highest level of intensive care for newborns. The NICU is part of the Vermont Oxford Network. All pediatric and pediatric surgical subspecialties are represented.

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) offers a multidisciplinary team of experts, with an attending staff that includes more than 250 pediatric practitioners and an integrated residency program with CHoNJ, in nearly every subspecialty. 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. Its McMullen Children’s Center is a “hospital within a hospital”, designed to meet the medical and emotional needs of young patients. Pediatric inpatient services include a 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a 56-bed nationally recognized Level IV NICU which collaborates with the Vermont Oxford Network.  CBMC has a robust pediatric nephrology department with the most experienced Pediatric Renal Transplant Program in New Jersey. CBMC is host to the sole state burn unit.

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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