RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute (CINJ) of New Jersey are seeking two full-time Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists to join our clinical team in Central New Jersey. The two new physicians will primarily be based at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. They will have faculty appointments at Rutgers, and will be Members of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, with some clinical responsibilities at the Rutgers CINJ in New Brunswick. As the largest integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, plus PTO and added time off for CME.
At the Unterberg Children’s Hospital (3-4 days/week), the two physicians will provide outpatient care to children with cancer and blood disorders and provide both outpatient and inpatient hematology/oncology consultations. At the Rutgers CINJ (1-2 days/week), the physicians will participate in Division meetings (e.g. tumor board and journal club), attend outpatient clinics, and cover the inpatient service (approximately six weeks per year). With pediatric residents and medical students rotating throughout both locations, this position also presents as an opportunity to mentor trainees and lead didactic sessions.
Ideal candidates will have experience in clinical program development and welcome the opportunity to lead community outreach efforts.
Successful candidates must be:
Fellowship-trained in pediatric hematology/oncology
ABP board certified (or board-eligible for graduating fellows)
Licensed in NJ or eligible for NJ licensure
Both experienced physicians and new fellowship graduates are encouraged to apply!
More About the Position:
Outpatient locations provided in close proximity to both hospitals
Robust support staff including NP, social worker, staff nurse, child life specialist, and child psychologist
Opportunity to participate in combined tumor boards
This role is located just moments away from the famous Jersey Shore beaches in Long Branch and urban community attractions in New Brunswick such as fine eateries, academic institutions, and easy access to public transportation through NJ Transit.
About Monmouth Medical Center: Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and is a teaching affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery.
About The Valerie Fund Children’s Center, Monmouth Medical Center: The Valerie Fund Children’s Center is one of eight hospital-based programs in the tri-state area that provides treatment for children with cancer and blood disorders. Providing these services close to home keeps the child near other family members while ensuring that the care is at the cutting edge. Patients receive treatment on an outpatient basis from a team of specialists, including pediatric hematologists/oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, nurses, social workers, counselors and child life specialists. Among the Valerie Fund's services is red blood cell apheresis — a sophisticated exchange/transfusion of red blood cells for patients with sickle cell disease. ?
About Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey: As New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s team of internationally recognized physicians and researchers is driven by a singular focus and mission, to help individuals fight cancer. The coveted NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, awarded to only 49 such centers nationwide, is granted competitively to institutions characterized by their scientific leadership, resources, and the depth and breadth of an outstanding track record of research discoveries in basic, clinical, and population science as well as the ability to translate these discoveries to benefit cancer patients. To gain a Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, the highest ranking given by the NCI, a center must meet rigorous criteria in cancer care, research, prevention and education and demonstrate an added depth and breadth of research, as well as substantial transdisciplinary research that bridges these scientific areas. Rutgers Cancer Institute operates as a consortium cancer center between Rutgers University, Princeton University, and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, as identified by the NCI. Rutgers Cancer Institute brings together the top cancer researchers and clinicians throughout New Jersey to apply the latest technologies, therapies, and approaches to improve cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey: The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of subspecialists including physicians, nurses, social workers, and child life specialists who tend to all aspects of care for the patient and family. In addition, there are full-time teachers on staff, so children can stay current with their schoolwork while receiving treatment.
Rutgers Cancer Institute offers the most advanced approaches to cancer care and the treatment of blood disorders, using sophisticated techniques in diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Our program is a member of the National Cancer Institute supported Children's Oncology Group (COG), the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research and clinical trials.
Care is provided in a comfortable setting designed specifically for young children and adolescents, with laboratory, pharmacy and transfusion services on site. Patients who need to stay overnight are admitted to the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Our pediatric hematologists/oncologists also provide care at The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, in Long Branch, New Jersey.
To learn more about this and other opportunities throughout New Jersey and with RWJBarnabas Health, please contact Melissa Granet, Sourcing Specialist, Physician Recruiting: firstname.lastname@example.org | (973) 322-4447. Thank you!
Internal Number: PedHemOnc.NBI.SBMC
About RWJBarnabas Health
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, treating over 3 million patients a year. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick and Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children’s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, 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 four accountable care organizations. RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for its outstanding quality and safety.