Atlantic Health System (AHS) is seeking an experienced physician to lead as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Morristown Medical Center (MMC) in Morristown, NJ. The CMO will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team. They will provide clinical leadership, expertise and perspective to the senior leadership team as well as the medical staff and other team members across the organization. In addition to providing leadership and expertise in support of clinical activities and clinical quality, the CMO will play an important role in the development and execution of business strategies that will support the accomplishment of goals of AHS across the enterprise.
The CMO will promote shared accountability between physicians and the system for the benefit of patients, providers, and the community. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and advocate to create long term collaborations and relationships between the medical staff, MMC and Atlantic Health leadership and the board of directors. The role includes an expectation to remain clinically active and maintain a high level of clinical credibility with the hospital. The CMO will report to the Vice President, AHS/President, MMC, as well as the EVP, Chief Clinical Officer, AHS.
Strong clinical leader with experience driving improvements in quality and safety
10+ years' experience in senior clinical leadership - ideally as CMO, Associate CMO or Chair of a large department
Experience within an academic setting is required
High comfort level managing a combination of employed and voluntary staff
MD or equivalent degree
Significant clinical experience and board certification in their specialty area
Business degree or equivalent experience ideal
All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey
To apply or inquire, please send CV to Jen Cantor, Physician Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Morristown Medical Center
Morristown Medical Center, located in Morristown, NJ, is a nationally-ranked regional medical center and a recognized leader in cardiovascular medicine, orthopedics and nursing. The hospital was named as one America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades in 2016 and 2017, and was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top hospital nationwide for cardiology and orthopedics. Morristown Medical Center also ranked as a 'Best Regional Hospital' for gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, and pulmonology. Morristown Medical Center's Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute performs more cardiac surgeries than any other hospital in New Jersey, placing its cardiac program in the top two percent in the country. The Atlantic Orthopedic Institute at Morristown Medical Center does the highest volume of joint and spine surgeries in New Jersey. In 2014, the hospital was re-designated a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition by American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services, a distinction awarded to less than five percent of U.S. hospitals. Morristown Medical Center is certified as a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and designated a Level II Trauma Center by the state of New Jersey. Morristown Medical Center is part of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care delivery systems in New Jersey.
About Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, N.J., is an integrated health care delivery system powered by a workforce of 16,000 team members dedicated to building healthier communities. The system is comprised of 350 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children's Hospital. Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, and its subsidiary, Atlantic Ambulance Corporation. Atlantic Health System sponsors the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the larger ACOs in the nation, and Optimus Healthcare Partners.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.