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RWJBarnabas Health are Seeking an Epilepsy Program Director in Toms River, NJ

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Job ID: 863177


Facility: Community Medical Center
Address: 99 New Jersey Route 37
Toms River, NJ 08755

Opportunity Criteria

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


RWJBarnabas Health are Seeking an Epilepsy Program Director in Toms River, NJ

The largest integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health, is seeking a Epilepsy Program Director to join Community Medical Center, a facility that provides state-of-the-art medical treatment across a broad spectrum of disciplines, in Toms River, NJ.

The ideal candidate will be excited to build up the existing Epilepsy program at Community Medical Center and return it to Level III Epilepsy Center status. Some duties will also be performed at an outpatient epilepsy clinic at a nearby office, minutes away from the hospital.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Managing the inpatient video EEG unit at Community Medical Center, seeing elective admissions and emergency consultations.
  • Supervising the EEG laboratory and technologists.
  • Reading inpatient routine and video EEG (including ICU), as well as outpatient routine and ambulatory EEGs.
  • Work in collaboration with a nurse practitioner and inpatient neuro-hospitalists, along with other epileptologists from the Institute of Neurology.
  • Administrative responsibilities for the Epilepsy Program, working with hospital administration and other physicians to develop the program and set care guidelines for epilepsy and seizures.
  • Affiliated with the Level IV Epilepsy Center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, which provides support for epilepsy surgery and neurostimulation.
  • Engage in community outreach efforts.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Epilepsy and/or Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Experience in Video-EEG interpretation
  • NJ licensed or eligible for licensure
  • Preferred candidates will have previous leadership experience

For more information or to apply please contact Valerie Alvarez, Physician Recruiter at RWJBarnabas Health, at

About Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center (CMC) is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care teaching hospital offering area residents high quality, highly sophisticated medical treatment close to home. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into Ocean County’s largest and most active health care facility.

Community Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of services, including advanced cancer care, state-of-the art neurology and neurosurgery services with a neuro-interventional lab and a bi-plane, and cardiac care featuring four cardiac catheterization labs. Surgical services feature two da Vinci robotic surgical platforms including the latest generation da Vinci Xi, and the Mako robotic-arm assisted system for joint replacement surgery. CMC offers additional technology typically not found at a community hospital, including a 3-Tesla MRI, digital mammography, the Rapid Arc linear accelerator, a CyberKnife for treating inoperable tumors and the Veran Lung Navigation System.

We are one of the area’s most trusted providers of maternal and children’s services, offering superior obstetric care, a Level II special care nursery with 24/7 onsite neonatologists for newborns requiring special care, a midwifery program, a dedicated pediatric unit, and a pediatrician in the emergency department.

The emergency department is one of the largest providers of emergency care in New Jersey, with highly skilled emergency medicine physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff. Specialized care is also offered through the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, the Center for Bariatrics, and the Women’s Imaging Center.

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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