Hackensack Meridian Health
Hackensack, New Jersey
Closing date
May 23, 2023

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Full Time

Hackensack University Medical Center

Nationally Recognized in Neurosciences

Physician Opportunities


Under the leadership of Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD, Professor & Chair of the Neuroscience Institute & the Department of Neurology at HUMC & the School of Medicine, the Department of Neurology, at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), a major academic medical center within the Hackensack Meridian Health network, seeks to employ an experienced, fellowship trained Neuro-Ophthalmologist. The successful candidate will have completed a residency in Neurology or Ophthalmology, a fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology, and be board-certified or board-eligible in their primary specialty. Faculty rank at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is commensurate with experience.

The Department of Neurology has fellowship trained subspecialists in all areas of neurology; in particular with substantial programs in multiple sclerosis, headache, and movement disorders. The Department seeks to expand its neuro-ophthalmology division in order to support these programs and a large referral base from ophthalmology. The division has strong support from neurosurgery, orbit, oculoplastics and retina. We are recruiting a collaborative physician with a strong interest in teaching and research. Our outpatient clinic is equipped with a Haag-Streit slit lamp, a Zeiss OCT and Humphrey Field Analyzer.

The Department espouses an interprofessional approach in which neurologists, neurosurgeons & neuro- & health psychologists & rehab therapists who are cognizant of health care disparities strive to provide patient-centered care, accurate diagnoses, state-of-the-art treatment, opportunities for clinical trials & to maximize community living.

Compensation & Paid Time Off are competitive with standards in the North East. An annual stipend & time-off for Continuing Education is offered.

For 2022-2023 Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked #2 in New Jersey and #10 in the New York metro area by US News & World Report. The hospital is home to the state's only nationally-ranked Urology and Neurology & Neurosurgery programs, as well as the best Cardiology & Heart Surgery program. It also offers patients nationally-ranked Orthopedic care and one of the state’s premier Cancer Centers (John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center).

HUMC is one of 5 major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospital’s Award for 5 consecutive years. HUMC consistently achieves Magnet recognition for nursing excellence.

It is the 1st hospital in the US to receive Disease Specific Certification for Parkinson’s Disease by the Joint Commission. Hackensack Meridian Health is the largest, most comprehensive & integrated network in NJ with more than 500 patient care & physician practices throughout NJ. It includes 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties & 3 academic medical centers, has >35,000 team members & >7,000 physicians.

Neurosciences at HUMC:

  • Has been recognized among the Top 50 Adult Neurology & Neurosurgery programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2022-2023
  • Has 60+ Team Members. Prominent specialties include Epilepsy, Headache, MS, Stroke, Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Movement Disorders, Dementia, Neurocritical Care, TBI/Concussion & ALS

HMH offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package along with CME and academic opportunities at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

For immediate consideration submit your CV to:

Carol A. Petite, BSMT, AAPPR
Corporate Physician Recruiter
Manager, Physician Recruitment and Advanced Providers

C: 732-673-5000

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