The Department of Pediatrics has identified as a priority the appointment of an academic in Pediatrics who can strengthen clinical capacity and provide academic leadership for clinical programs. The Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs will be responsible for: 1. Providing leadership to the inpatient and outpatient clinical practice operation and being accountable for overall success and effectiveness of the practice; 2. Establishing clinical priorities for recruiting and retaining expert faculty and staff capable of providing the best care; 3. Directing and implementing evidence-based research aimed at achieving high levels of patient satisfaction the best outcomes for patients; 4. Ensuring that clinical intervention and care embrace the scientific process and involve relevant clinical research; 5. Establishing practice standards, which include appropriate development and implementation of clinical protocols, performance standards and policies; 6. Advancing our academic mission by providing an exciting teaching environment; 7. Pursuing scholarly activity through scientific research including obtaining intra- and extra-mural funding to support research; 8. Sharing responsibility with the Pediatric Practice Manager for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating operations, including managing patient volumes and establishing the annual budget.
We look forward to applications from leaders in the field with demonstrated skills in management systems/processes and knowledge of organizational behavior combined with a track record of leadership in clinical medicine, research strengths in areas relevant to the care of children and excellence in education at the undergraduate medical and postgraduate levels.
Applicants must have a MD/DO degree and be board certified in Pediatrics. Successful applicant will receive an academic faculty appointment of Associate Professor or higher commensurate with experience.
The Department of Pediatrics has a full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists, and outpatient services are provided at the Child Health Institute of New Jersey which also houses our research faculty. The Department of Pediatrics includes physicians and basic scientists who conduct collaborative research with an emphasis on mechanisms of disease, novel therapies, epidemiology and/or outcomes research in the areas of relevance to childhood diseases. The Department provides a collaborative setting for the study of basic mechanisms of disease and outcomes research that would provide new insights to the treatment of childhood diseases. The Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the highly NIH-funded academic universities and Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities comprising the top comprehensive research universities in North America. Adjacent to the Children’s hospital is the PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital which is one of the country’s largest inpatient acute rehabilitation hospitals for children. Across the street is the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – the only NCI designated center in the state of New Jersey as well as the Ronald MacDonald House. As the state’s premiere institution, located in central Jersey, there are many opportunities to collaborate across campuses with all the health professional schools and biomedical science schools at the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.
For more information, contact: Sally Radovick, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Chancellor’s Scholar Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Physician-in-Chief, Bristol Myers-Squibb Children's Hospital firstname.lastname@example.org