Job ID: 289543769  |  Last Updated: 6/6/2018

Section Chief Pediatric Emergency Services in New Jersey

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
Hackensack, NJ
Applicant Contact
Nancy Massa
Physician Recruiter
(732) 751-3577
(732) 361-9122
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

- Pediatric Emergency Services-
Hackensack University Medical Center
Joseph M. Sanzari Childrens Hospital
Full Time * Hackensack, NJ

The Joseph M Sanzari Childrens Hospital, part of Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking a Section Chief to provide clinical and administrative leadership for the Pediatric Emergency Department, caring for infants, children and adolescents up to 22 years of age. Working collaboratively with the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, the Section Chief will plan for short and long range growth of Pediatric Emergency Services at Hackensack University Medical Center and throughout the network. Clinical and administrative responsibilities will include providing advice and guidance to Physicians, financial budgeting/planning for the department, participating in clinical research and providing educational opportunities for the provider and nursing staff of the Pediatric ED in an ongoing manner.

The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, possess a M.D. Degree from a recognized medical school and have a current NJ medical license. Eligibility for faculty appointment at a New Jersey Medical School and 5+ years administrative experience in a clinical setting preferred.

In addition to our collegial work environment, we offer a highly competitive compensation package which includes: medical/dental plans and 403(b) retirement plan. For immediate consideration, please submit your CV to Nancy Massa, at: or call (732)751-3577.

Hackensack University Medical Center (now part of Hackensack Meridian Health) staff is dedicated to achieving excellence in-patient and family-centered care by providing the highest quality value-based service. Our team is committed to creating a collaborative, multidisciplinary practice environment that exemplifies clinical excellence, professionalism, and dedication in order to achieve the quality outcomes that our community has come to rely on. Our Magnet award winning nurses work with our physicians to provide family centered care.

As a designated children's hospital, The Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital provides comprehensive medical and surgical pediatric care in more than 30 specialties, all integrated within a state-of-the-art child-and-family-focused facility.
The Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center exceeds the standards of pediatric healthcare as defined by the Children's Hospital Association and the State of New Jersey. In 1988 the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital began providing pediatric emergency services to the community. In 2017 our Pediatric emergency department treated over 36,000 patients in its dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department-demonstrating a clear need for these pediatric services in our community.

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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