RWJBarnabas Health Seeking Experienced Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to lead as Division Chief

Position Ref: 532832
Specialty: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

RWJBarnabas Health is currently seeking an experienced Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist to lead as Division Chief at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick (RWJUH). 

The Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program at RWJUH offers the full spectrum of care for the advanced heart failure patient, including biventricular pacemakers, left ventricular assist devices, access to clinical trials – and is one of only two programs in the state of New Jersey that hold the certificate of need for heart transplant.

In addition to clinical and administrative leadership responsibilities at our New Brunswick campus, the new Chief of Advanced Heart Failure would also participate in system-wide integrated cardiology leadership group for RWJBarnabas Health and support strategy for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation across the state. 

Successful candidates for this important role will:

-          Be fellowship trained and board-certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology

-          Meet all criteria to serve as a transplant physician by United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

-          Ideally have previous program development experience 

-          Be experienced with clinical trial research and have ability to meet the requirements for an academic appointment

Based in New Brunswick NJ, this opportunity has direct train access to New York City and just a short drive away from the pristine Jersey Shore beaches. Home to Rutgers University, New Brunswick has theaters, fine dining, and a fun night scene that you would expect from a college town, and also is surrounding by beautiful suburban neighborhoods with top-notch schools. An ideal location to live for families and young professionals alike!

About RWJBarnabas Health Cardiac Services

RWJBarnabas Health has New Jersey’s only Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Program with +70 transplantations each year and +140 Mechanical Circulatory Interventions/Implantations.  RWJBH is also is NJ’s largest heart surgery and structural heart program with 2,350 cardiac surgery cases in and +375 cases respectively in 2017.  Moreover, the system has the state’s largest network of catheterization laboratories including 33 cath labs, 3 hyrbid ORs and had +22,000 cath lab encounters annually.  With over 1,500 employees including +100 physicians spanning all cardiology, vascular surgery and cardiac surgery specialties, RWJBarnabas Health Cardiac Services remains a financially stable service line with continued growth collecting $812 million each year.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health Facility, is a 600-bed academic medical center that serves as the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, orthopedics, bariatric surgery and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the first designated Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

About RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals,  three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital, a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization. RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest private employer – with more than 33,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety.

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