Atlantic Health System

  • Director, Pediatrics Service Line

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
    Requisition #
    Position Type
    02-831100 Administration
    Morristown Medical Center
  • Overview

    Atlantic Health System is currently seeking an experienced and strategic professional able to establish collaborative relationships with system stakeholders to drive operational excellence for the pediatric service line. The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability to execute pediatric strategies to enhance and grow new programs while improving the patient experience. The director will work in concert with the pediatric medical director, ambulatory director and system leadership to set expectations for quality priorities and assess outcomes for the service line. Background in achieving financial and operational success is required, along with strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

    Atlantic Health System (AHS), headquartered in Morristown, NJ, is an integrated health care delivery system:

    • Workforce of over 16,000 team members dedicated to building healthier communities
    • 350 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital
    • Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Rehabilitation, Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, and its subsidiary, Mobile Health
    • Atlantic Health System sponsors the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the larger ACOs in the nation, and Optimus Healthcare Partners
    • In 2017 we were named a ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by Fortune, and Great Place to Work for the 9th year in a row



    Working collaboratively with colleagues across the system, the candidate selected will:

    • Demonstrate experience in achieving successful financial and operational outcomes
    • Proven ability to link system services and expand pediatric service line points of access
    • Have broad understanding of medical and surgical pediatric programs and program development
    • Have clear grasp of similarities and differences between children’s and adult services as well as opportunities in working with a children’s hospital within a hospital in a large health system
    • Enhance key pediatric service line programs across the system
    • Grow average annual total pediatric revenue and contribution margin
    • Offer thought leadership for growth oriented business plans for pediatric service line
    • Recommend and implement approved strategies to grow or maintain pediatric inpatient and outpatient volume
    • Identify pediatric specialty gaps and create recruitment and succession plans as needed
    • Excellent communicator, able to collaborate and develop relationships with physician leaders
    • Strengthen relationships with referring and pediatric physicians across the system to support a network of coordinated patient care
    • Achieve nationally recognized quality and safety metrics
    • Support all system areas in achieving team member, physician and patient satisfaction goals
    • Play a leadership role in fund raising organizations efforts to raise pediatric service line capital
    • Participate in the development of an integrated care delivery system and ensure compliance with chronic care, complex care and discharge planning processes
    • Promote a culture of continuous learning and discovery


    • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business
    • 5+ years of progressive leadership experience in the management of a pediatric specialty
    • Demonstrated success in pediatriac strategy
    • Healthcare system experience
    • Possesses oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, computer skills and ability to multi-task
    • Must have excellent customer service and follow-through
    • Demonstrated successful achievement of system goals, financial acumen and inter facility collaboration in support of AHS Strategy

    Atlantic Health System has created a Trusted Network of Caring™, delivering the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost. We aim to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 10th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.




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