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Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

Company: Rutgers University
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 30, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details Position Information Recruitment/Posting Title Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery Department NJMS-Surgery Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary The Division Chief of Cardiac Surgery will providing leadership and day-to-day oversight of the Division to advance the cardiac surgery program at University Hospital and the strategic growth of an academic surgical division in clinical care, education, research and community outreach. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of patient care delivery related to the Division's responsibility to University Hospital (UH) inpatient and ambulatory cardiac surgery services;
  • Responsible for the oversight of quality, performance and program development direction of the faculty with respect to clinical practice, education, community engagement, philanthropy, and research mission;
  • Develop a busy Surgical practice, which includes developing new referral sources in the region;
  • Serve as Division Chief of Cardiac Surgery, providing leadership and day-to-day oversight of the Division to advance the strategic growth and development of an academic surgical division in clinical care, education, research and community outreach;
  • Oversee all aspects of patient care delivery related to the Division's responsibility to University Hospital (UH) inpatient and ambulatory services, and beyond UH at all other affiliate practice sites;
  • Mentor and develop faculty in all missions;
  • Responsible for the oversight of quality, performance and program development direction of the faculty with respect to clinical practice, education, community engagement, philanthropy, and research mission;
  • Monitor quality and LOS indicators and identifying strategies for continuous improvement;
  • Serving as a mentor/teaching Attending Physician on the cardiac and inpatient services and in the CT surgery faculty practice;
  • Improve academic productivity of divisional faculty through expanded clinical research and publications;
  • Regularly attend the monthly division chief meetings and other standing and ad hoc committee meetings as assigned by the chair;
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of all faculty in your division and establish annual goals and objectives for individual faculty members;
  • Complete billing, required training, time studies, and other required hospital or Rutgers related surveys on a timely basis;
  • Advance the mission and stature of the division and department through involvement in scholarly activity, including grant-writing, grand rounds, advocacy and/or participation on local/regional/national committees or organizations;. Participate in the planning, implementation, or administration of health programs or standard in hospitals, businesses, or communities for treatment of injury or illness In conjunction with the Department Chair, assist in the medical staff appointment and reappointment credentialing process for Cardiac surgery Division, and ensure that appropriate quality data is collected as required by Joint Commission standards of Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE);. Supervise the practice of all adjunct medical staff members (PA's, APN's, etc.) in the Division of Cardiac surgery in their clinical duties or appoint an appropriate designee(s) to perform this supervision with a defined reporting structure;. Ensure that division physicians actively participate in the clinical and education programs for division/divisional residents and fellows, as required by RPC/ACGME;. Ensure that physician time studies and all evaluations of performance as required/requested are completed for each physician when required;. In a partnership with the Chair/Vice Chair, oversee timely charge submission and denial resolution;. Fulfill other responsibilities, as may be assigned by the Chair of the Department; Position Status Full Time Posting Number 24FA0280 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date Qualifications Minimum Education and Experience
    • MD degree from an accredited institution
    • NJ Medical Licensure
    • BC/BE General Surgery
    • Boarded in CT surgery Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement Posting Details Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/223459 Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City Newark State NJ Location Details Pre-employment Screenings All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings. Immunization Requirements Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination. Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents
      • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • List of Professional References (contact Info)
      • Diversity Statement Optional Documents

Keywords: Rutgers University, Newark , Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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