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Atlantic Health System is Seeking a Child Neurologist for a Great Opportunity in Northern Jersey!

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Neurology-Pediatric opening in Morristown, New Jersey. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Atlantic Health System, one of New Jersey's largest integrated health care systems, is seeking an energetic clinician and strong educator who is highly collegial, innovative and patient-centered Child Neurologist to be part of the Pediatric Neurology team at Goryeb Children's Hospital, located in Morristown Medical Center. Goryeb Children's Hospital ranked (UHC) in the top 10% of children's hospitals nationally for pediatric quality and safety, serving 11 counties in northern New Jersey.
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 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.

  • 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.


    • 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.


      • 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.


        • 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.


          • 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.


            • 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.


              • Bachelors degree in a related field
              • BC/BE and Fellowship trained in Pediatric Neurology
              • NJ licensed or eligible for licensure in NJ


                • Very competitive salary
                • Sign-on bonus
                • Robust benefits package
                • 403b retirement plan with partial company match
                • Relocation assistance and professional liability coverage
                • CME and tuition reimbursement
                • Healthy work environment
                • Outstanding growth opportunities

                  EARN WHILE YOU LEARN. All resident and fellows have the opportunity to earn a $2,500 monthly stipend paid during your final year of training. We want you to choose our winning team and become part of Atlantic Health System's physician enterprise.

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

                  Keyphrases: pediatrics jobs, pediatric neurology jobs, pediatric neurologist jobs

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