Reporting to the president of the central region of Hackensack Meridian Health, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the senior vice president/chief quality officer of the system, the chief medical officer (CMO) of Raritan Bay Medical Center is the administrative leader responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the daily clinical activities of the medical staff and advanced practice providers. He or she will oversee improvement in all aspects of clinical quality and performance improvement, and will serve as the key administrative liaison to the medical staff, advocating on their behalf. The CMO works collaboratively with department chairs, medical school leadership and faculty, hospital administration, and nursing leaders to drive the organization to higher levels of performance and innovation.
An MD degree from an accredited medical school
A current license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey or another state (New Jersey licensure is preferred)
Board certification in an ABMS-approved specialty
An advanced degree in business (MBA), public health (MPH), or a related field
A minimum of 15 years of healthcare experience
A minimum of eight years of progressive, results-oriented experience in an informatics-related role, including leading quality improvement/standardization efforts among MDs
Experience in an Epic environment • Experience with residency programs
CMO experience is preferred, but other candidates with the right combination of experience will be considered
Demonstrated accomplishments in informatics/decision support
Excellent influencing, communication, and operational management skills to drive results
A sense of urgency for change, while respecting the politics of physician relationships
Strong leadership experience
Internal Number: C194-12
About Raritan Bay Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit healthcare organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and integrated healthcare network in New Jersey. With net revenue of $6.5 billion, HMH encompasses 4,300 licensed beds and 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, including three academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals, nine community hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, and two rehabilitation hospitals. Additionally, the network has more than 500 patient care locations throughout the state, encompassing 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, urgent care centers, and physician practice locations. This extensive breadth of services enables the Network to reach two-thirds of New Jersey residents.
Founded in 1902, Raritan Bay Medical Center joined Meridian Health in 2016, just six months before Meridian merged with Hackensack University Health Network to become Hackensack Meridian Health. The medical center encompasses a 388-bed hospital in Perth Amboy and a... 113-bed hospital in Old Bridge, with a total medical staff of over 600 and a professional nursing and service staff of 1,700.
RBMC provides medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, and critical care, as well as adult behavioral health, emergency, interventional cardiac, and outpatient surgery services. Among its flagship programs are the Human Motion Institute (a comprehensive musculoskeletal program) and Institute for Weight Loss (specializing in bariatric surgery); RBMC has several other specialty services including the Center for Robotic Surgery, Center for
Wound Healing, Center for Sleep Medicine, Center for Balance, Center for Continence and Pelvic Rehabilitation, Center for Women, and Joslin Diabetes Center. RBMC’s Medical Pavilion at Woodbridge provides urgent care services without an appointment 365 days a year, an ob/gyn physician practice, and outpatient physical therapy services. RBMC is a major clinical affiliate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (hosting 300 internal medicine residents), a member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health Network, and an affiliate of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.