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DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICIAN

Camden, NJ Job ID 0000021 Job Type Full Time Shift Day Specialty Physician
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Cooper University Health Care is named as one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes, and one of only 30 companies in New Jersey to make the Forbes list.

Cooper University Hospital, located in Camden N.J., is a Level III regional Perinatal Center and Trauma Center, with a strong reputation for providing the highest quality of care.  Cooper University Hospital is the region’s leading teaching hospital for Cooper Medical School at Rowan University (CMSRU).

Cooper University Hospital is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. 

Cooper University Health Care, South Jersey’s top-rated hospital and leading academic health system, and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) are actively committed to diversity at all levels of the organization and are seeking a board-certified/eligible General Pediatrician to join the award-winning faculty of the Department of Pediatrics.

Easily accessible from southern New Jersey suburban locations and from Philadelphia via car or public transportation.  New York City and the Pocono mountain resort areas are just two hours away and only an hour away from the sought after Jersey Shore.

To learn more about Cooper University Health Care, click here to watch an overview video.

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is the major pediatric tertiary care center for southern New Jersey. The more than 40 full-time faculty members of the Department of Pediatrics provide a complete range of general and subspecialty pediatric care and teach within the Department’s pediatric residency and medical student programs. The Pediatric in-patient units include: a 7-bed Pediatric Emergency Room, 6-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 12-bed step down unit, 20-bed Pediatric floor and 35-bed state-of-the art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


Short Description

The Division of Pediatrics is currently looking for a full time Developmental Pediatrician.  This is a chance to join a multidisciplinary team with a wide array of specialists to support patients and their families including child & adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists, social workers, and pediatricians.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly examines patients, reviews their history, and provides a diagnosis.
  • Educates and counsels patients and families on neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral difficulties.
  • Prescribes and/or administers treatment and medication and monitors behavioral side effects.
  • Within a multidisciplinary environment, teams with other clinicians, including neurologists, psychologists, social workers, etc.

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is 5 minutes from downtown Philadelphia and within a 30-minute commute of a wide variety of neighborhoods in Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Candidates should be interested in clinical care, teaching, and advancing their academic careers. 

The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of teamwork, ability to care for a diverse patient population, excellent communication skills, an interest in academics, and most importantly a compelling desire to share our mission “To Serve, To Heal, To Educate.”


Overview

Cooper University Health Care is named as one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes, and one of only 30 companies in New Jersey to make the Forbes list.

Cooper University Hospital, located in Camden N.J., is a Level III regional Perinatal Center and Trauma Center, with a strong reputation for providing the highest quality of care.  Cooper University Hospital is the region’s leading teaching hospital for Cooper Medical School at Rowan University (CMSRU).

Cooper University Hospital is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. 

Easily accessible from southern New Jersey suburban locations and from Philadelphia via car or public transportation.  New York City and the Pocono mountain resort areas are just two hours away and only an hour away from the sought after Jersey Shore.

To learn more about Cooper University Health Care, click here to watch an overview video.


Special Requirements

Please submit curriculum vitae with letter of interest to the following:

Michael H. Goodman, MD, MMM Chairman, Department of Pediatrics

Email: goodman-michael@cooperhealth.edu

Rosemarie Fox, Director of Business Operations, Women’s and Children’s Institute

Email: fox-rosemarie@CooperHealth.edu

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