Job ID: 289413325  |  Last Updated: 11/15/2018

Palliative Care Opportunity in Central NJ

Riverview Medical Center/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Middletown, NJ
Red Bank, NJ
Applicant Contact
Nancy Massa
Physician Recruiter
(732) 751-3577
(732) 361-9122
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Full Time * Monmouth County, NJ

Hackensack Meridian Health, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is seeking a fellowship trained, BC/BE Palliative Care Physician. The successful candidate will be providing outpatient palliative care to patients at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Middletown, NJ and both outpatient and inpatient palliative care at the Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, NJ. This is a unique opportunity to help build the first outpatient palliative care program with both Memorial Sloan Kettering and Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey.

Additional Key Responsibilities:
Providing palliative care consultation services
Consulting with the primary physician and the Interdisciplinary Team to establish a written plan of care
Facilitating access to appropriate supportive care services.
Partnering with Medical Director to provide continuing education to staff, residents, and other health care providers
Participating in clinical research and future publications
Assisting in quality and performance improvement activities.
Adhering to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff, and the organization

Qualified candidate must be BC/BE in Hospice/Palliative Medicine with experience beyond board certification. NJ Medical license in good standing is required. Superior organizational, communication and leadership skills will be expected. Prior experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred.
In addition to our collegial work environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits. immediate consideration, please submit your CV to:

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care network in New Jersey offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life enhancing care aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Employer Profile

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two childrens hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers - HackensackUMC in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; childrens hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Childrens Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Childrens Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals -Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.

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