DEPARTMENT: Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine Service Line, RWJBarnabas Health
REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President, Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health
SUMMARY: The full-time position shall report to the Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine Senior Vice President (“SVP”), and work directly with the Institute for Prevention and Recovery on administrative and clinical matters related to system initiatives and best practices to improve the care delivered to patients with substance abuse disorders (SUD).The Director of Addiction Medicine will establish working relationships with other service line leaders and areas of operations directly contributing to the vitality of Emergency Medicine practices under the Service Line.
HIGHLIGHTED PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director of Addiction Medicine will be an Emergency Medicine liaison for Addiction Medicine for the entire RWJBarnabas Health System
The Director would be required to attend Emergency Medicine Leadership Meetings, Emergency Medicine Collaborative Meetings, and Tackling Addiction Task Force Meetings
The Director would be required to provide daily updates to Emergency Department Chairs Members of RWJBH
In collaboration with The Institute for Prevention and Recovery (IFPR), the Director of Addiction Medicine will establish local Tackling Addiction Taskforces and Emergency Department-based Bridge Clinics
The Director would be creating the standardization of order sets and practice related to substance use disorder and pain across the service line including all EHR related projects
The Director will collaborate with the IFPR Research and Evaluation Team to create and maintain an Emergency Medicine SUD Tableau Dashboard in order to track all related metric progress
The Director would support and lead efforts to increase MOUD (Buprenorphine) throughout our healthcare system’s Emergency Departments. This will include providing trainings and at the elbow technical assistance to providers system wide.
The Director would be acting in a faculty or teaching capacity for our residency programs, to change the learning experience and approach to substance use disorder patients for the Emergency Medicine Residents and APPs
The Director would be involved in clinical research in collaboration with IFPR and the Rutgers Addiction Research Center (RARC)
The Director would be required to work clinical shifts (50-80 hours per month)
The above declarations are not intended to be an “all inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required for the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and be a reasonable representation of its activities.
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Certified
Preference given to board certification or Fellowship completion in Addiction Medicine
Several years of clinical experience (preferred)
Strong clinical leader with experience driving improvements in quality and safety
Commitment to academic excellence including prior experience in resident education and clinical research
All candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey
Candidate should have exceptional interpersonal skills, strong clinical background and keen understanding of how to drive and maintain clinical quality standards
RWJBarnabas Health offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package including health, life, disability, and malpractice insurance, 401k/retirement, and CME reimbursement.
If you are interested in learning more about this position or wish to apply directly, please contact me directly at Meghan.Ryan@rwjbh.org
About RWJBarnabas Health:
RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. With 12 acute care hospitals, 3 children's hospitals, a growing number of our outpatient facilities and physician practices, our healthcare system is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.
Our dedication to serving the people of New Jersey extends far beyond the care we provide within our hospital walls. We support programs that promote health and wellness in our communities and provide access to services that would otherwise be unavailable. We are committed to the ongoing improvement of the health, quality of life, and vitality of our communities. We strive to bring the best healthcare to meet the evolving needs of residents in New Jersey — whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.
Our partnership with Rutgers University creates the state’s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education, further advancing our mission of providing high-quality healthcare in New Jersey.
The new collaboration also aligns RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care. RWJBarnabas Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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 Souther...n 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.