Atlantic Health System

Chief Medical Officer, Overlook Medical Center

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Summit
Position Type
03831100 - Administration
Overlook Medical Center


Atlantic Health System (AHS) is seeking an experienced physician leader to serve as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Overlook Medical Center (OMC) in Summit, NJ. The CMO will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team. They will provide clinical leadership, expertise, and perspective to the senior leadership team as well as the medical staff and other team members across the organization. In addition to providing leadership and expertise in support of clinical activities and clinical quality, the CMO will play an important role in the development and execution of business strategies that will support the accomplishment of goals of AHS across the enterprise.


The CMO will promote shared accountability between physicians and the system for the benefit of patients, providers, and the community.  The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and advocate to create long term collaborations and relationships between the medical staff, OMC and Atlantic Health leadership and the board of directors. The role includes maintaining a high level of clinical credibility within the hospital. The CMO will report to the Senior Vice President, AHS/President, OMC, as well as the EVP, Chief Clinical Officer, AHS.


Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with 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 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.


  • Strong clinical leader with experience driving improvements in quality and safety
  • High comfort level managing a combination of employed and voluntary staff
  • Business degree or equivalent experience required
  • MD or DO degree required
  • All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey
  • 10+ years’ experience in senior clinical leadership – ideally as CMO, Associate CMO or Chairperson of a large department
  • Experience within an academic setting strongly preferred
  • Significant clinical experience and board certification in their specialty area



  • Competitive salary
  • Robust benefits with health, dental, Rx and vision plans
  • 403b retirement plan with company match
  • Reimbursement for Relocation
  • Non-Profit Health System – eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Time Off incremental to PTO days
  • Full reimbursement for Boards and Licensing fees
  • Tuition reimbursement for Advanced Degrees
  • Outstanding growth & mentorship opportunities



To learn more about this position and other opportunities with Atlantic Health System, please send your CV to Jennifer CantorPhysician Recruiter at


About Us

Overlook Medical Center was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2022 by Healthgrades, a 2022 World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report for the eleventh consecutive year. In addition, Overlook Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades as a 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recipient, which places OMC among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals as evaluated by Healthgrades.  Committed to providing exceptional care, Overlook Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet® recognition. This designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. What’s more, Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for Advanced Hip and Knee and is designated an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional Joint Commission-certified services include perinatal care, hip-fracture, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH). We also have a satellite emergency department in Union, NJ, which treats about 40,000 emergency cases each year. Overlook Medical Center is a teaching hospital with dedicated residency and fellowship programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology and Dentistry. There are additional training programs in Pediatrics, Radiology, Ob/Gyn, Surgery, Urogynecology and Podiatry where residents or fellows rotate between Overlook Medical Center and our sister hospital, Morristown Medical Center.  In addition, Overlook Medical Center’s faculty train medical students from three teaching affiliates: Sidney Kimmel Medical Center, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, and St. George’s University School of Medicine.

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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