Atlantic Health System

Pediatric Neurologist

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Category
Physician
Department
Pediatric Neurology
Facility
Goryeb Childrens Hospital

Overview

Morristown Medical Center-the # 1 Hospital in NJ (U.S News& World Report) is seeking an experienced Pediatric Neurologist to join our team at Goryeb Children's Hospital. The successful candidate will be an energetic clinician and strong educator who is highly collegial, innovative and patient-centered.  Goryeb Children’s Hospital ranked (UHC) in the top 10% of children’s hospitals nationally for pediatric quality and safety, serving 5 million population area across 11 counties in New Jersey.

 

The board-eligible/certified child neurologist will join our team of four neurologists and well as three epileptologists in our top ranked epilepsy program (NAECNAEC Level 4 designation).With exceptionally strong programs in genetics, neurodevelopmental/autism (four neurodevelopmental pediatricians), neuro-oncology physician, headache physician, neuromuscular physician and four pediatric neurosurgeons operating in our facilities, we see a broad array of pediatric neurological conditions.

 

This is the largest consolidated neurology and child development division in New Jersey and is led by Dr. Bernard Maria, 2018 Hower Award recipient, the highest honor in pediatric neurology.

 

 

Goryeb Children’s Hospital is an 86,000 square foot facility at Morristown Medical Center  with facilities at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ and 4 other subspecialty satellite locations. With over 250 pediatricians and 100 pediatric subspecialists from 22 different specialty areas, we offer comprehensive pediatric services. An independent pediatric residency training program exists with 38 residents, medical students on regular rotation, and status as a regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson.

 

Come join our amazing team!

 

Responsibilities


EDUCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Active participation in education of residents and medical students rotating through the Pediatric Neurology service as well as through interactions on the inpatient service
  • Present didactic lectures in pediatric neurology to GME/UME students as well as giving pediatric grand rounds periodically.
  • Attend and participate as a speaker in continuing medical educational (CME) events.
  • Participate in community education and scientific programs as may be delegated or assigned to the Physician by the Chair of Pediatrics.

 

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct outpatient care to pediatric patients (birth through at least age 21) with neurological disorders at Atlantic Health System hospitals and associated satellite practice locations.
  • Provide inpatient consultations and primary responsibility for admitting patients with pediatric neurological disorders.
  • Participate in the department’s patient- and family-centered care model and ensure effective communication, prompt responsiveness and clinical collaboration with all disciplines including physicians in pediatric critical care, nursing and others.
  • Provide open and timely communication with patients, families and their significant others.
  • Participate in on-call coverage of Pediatric Neurology service. Coverage will be distributed equitably. 
  • Provide timely communication with referring and collaborating physicians.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

  • Maintain the academic and administrative process by continually engaging in self-learning, acquisition of CME, and participating in research seminars and other group and inter-disciplinary activities.

 

RESEARCH:

  • Identify and encourage opportunities to collaborate with pediatric residents on research projects, case reports, and other academic pursuits.
  • Consider initiating or participating in relevant research opportunities.

 

 

OUTREACH AND MARKETING:

  • Market the practice through direct physician to physician communication, community education, community service or other appropriate channels.
  • Present Grand Rounds at neighboring institutions as deemed appropriate by the Pediatric Neurology Division Chief.
  • Participate in expansion of Pediatric Neurology services and development of satellite practice locations.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Maintain compliance with JCAHP and DOH requirements.
  • Maintain current medical license, DEA, and CDS number and American Board Pediatrics certification.
  • Maintain and implement standards for health promotion and health maintenance.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Neurology 
NJ licensed or eligible for licensure in NJ

About Us

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of almost 17,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including 8 hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, CentraState Hospital in Freehold, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.

 

 

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

 

 

 

 

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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