Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey is a leading non – profit health-care delivery system in New Jersey. The New Jersey network includes: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown and Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Atlantic Health System aims to deliver a Trusted Network of Caring, and our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.
We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. Here, you will find a collaborative culture and quality care that exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
Overlook Medical Center is seeking to hire a Stroke Physician to join the stroke team. Overlook Medical Center, a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, is located in beautiful suburban New Jersey, 45 minutes by commuter rail from Manhattan, in a region known for its outstanding schools.
Overlook is widely considered a leader in providing stroke care in the region and beyond.
Overlook Medical Center: Stroke Physician
Responsibilities and goals :
Inpatient clinical activities at Overlook.
Participating in stroke patient care – inpatient, telemedicine and outpatient. Provide approximately 1/4 of the night/weekend coverage. Telemedicine can be provided from home or elsewhere
Collaborating with neuro-intervention, neurosurgery and neuroradiology to advance multidisciplinary stroke care
Participating in continuous quality improvement for the stroke program, enhancing patient outcomes, and assuring continued attainment of highest level AHA/ASA awards and Joint Commission certifications.
Collaborating with stroke teams at other AHS hospitals to continually advance the health system’s stroke care, enhance quality and efficiency, and increase inter-hospital and inter-disciplinary collaboration in stroke care improvement
Working with the Stroke Director to further develop the stroke program at Overlook
Further development of the teleneurology program as a means of effective outreach.
Outpatient activities, if desired, would be performed at Overlook and/or at satellite practice site. This could be limited to patients with cerebrovascular disease or include general neurology patients
Educational: Full participation in departmental activities, including
Outreach to other centers, regional physicians, and communities, enhancing awareness of stroke in general and stroke care at Overlook in particular.
Working closely with and mentoring Medicine and Family Practice residents, and supporting their educational needs.
Helping in the Jefferson medical student Neurology rotation at Overlook Medical center.
Participation as a core member of the Neurosciences Department faculty in all departmental physician meetings, assisting in departmental planning, educational efforts, quality assurance efforts, development & implementation of new care models & protocols, including expanding role of house staff & mid-level providers
Active participation in clinical research trials, including patient recruitment, completion of patient assessments and necessary paperwork
Participation in regional and national stroke meetings
Recommendation for an academic appointment on the appropriate track at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. Rank in accordance with Jefferson policies.
Required: Successful completion of Neurology residency (with Board Certification, or if in first 5 years post residency, Board eligibility) and (a) fellowship in either stroke or neurocritical care and/or (b) added qualifications in stroke or neurocritical care.
We strive for excellence with our patients and each other.We are Atlantic Health System. Atlantic Health System is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central regions of the state as well as Pike County, PA, and southern Orange County, NY. Through our vision, we empower our communities to be the healthiest in the nation.We are comprised of Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital – all of which are accredited by The Joint Commission and members of AllSpire Health Partners.Specialty service areas include advanced cardiovascular care, pediatric medical and surgical specialties, neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine. Each of these programs has earned top ratings and recognitions in their respective fields.Atlantic Health System is an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets and an official health care provider of the New Jersey Devils.The system has been chosen for the past s...ix consecutive years by FORTUNE® as one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®.” Our organization has also been recognized six times by AARP as one of the “Best Employers for Workers over 50” and was named for a fifth consecutive year as one of Health Care’s Most Wired organizations in the July 2014 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association.