Jersey Shore University Medical Center: Nationally Recognized in Neurosciences
Director, Division of Neurocritical Care
The Department of Neurosurgery, led by Shabbar Danish, MD, and The Department of Neurology, led by Dr. Alan Colicchio, MD at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC), a major academic medical center within the Hackensack Meridian Health Network (HMH), seeks a full time Director of the Division of Neurocritical Care to enhance its neurocritical care services commensurate with a major expansion of its surgical & critical care infrastructure. The successful candidate will have completed a residency in Neurology and a UCNS accredited fellowship in Neurocritical Care.
The candidate will lead a Neurocritical Care Program to support the Comprehensive Neuroscience Institute. They are expected to work creatively and collaboratively to guide this effort to new heights of excellence and grow the program. JSUMC is the destination quaternary care hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties that is part of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine & the HMH network. JSUMC has over 2,000 neuroscience admissions a year, among these over 800 for stroke (many transferred from affiliated Primary Stroke Centers), and over 1,000 neurosurgical procedures incl. complex spine, epilepsy, neuro-oncology, neurotrauma, functional, neurovascular and pediatric neurosurgery. The Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology feature 40+ sub-specialized providers. The Comprehensive Stroke Center, The NAEC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, and elective neurosurgical procedures feed the busy neurocritical care service. There are opportunities for teaching medical students, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery & nurse practitioner residents.
HMH is the largest, most comprehensive and integrated network in New Jersey with more than 500 patient care and physician practice locations throughout the state. It comprises 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, includes 3 academic medical centers (all featuring Comprehensive Stroke Centers), has over 35,000 team members and over 7,000 physicians. HUMC is one of only 5 academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospital’s Award for 5 consecutive years. Four HMH hospitals are among the top 10 in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report and HUMC consistently achieves Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. HUMC is located 8 m west of Northern Manhattan.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Excellent clinical skills
- Fellowship trained in Neurocritical Care
- Board Certified in Neurology; Board Certified in Neurocritical Care
- Ability to obtain professional licensure, DEA and CDS licenses in New Jersey
- Track record of leadership in Neurocritical Care in a major medical center
- Track record of teaching medical students and residents
- Track record of scholarship
- Eligibility for a faculty appointment at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine; faculty rank commensurate with experience & publication record
HMH offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package
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