Under general supervision of a Medical Director or Managing Physician/Psychiatrist in a state hospital functions as a consultant and specialist in a medical specialty; performs clinical responsibilities in accordance with normalization concepts and unified services. Performs medical specialist functions in accordance with legal and judicial mandates and Patient's Bill of Rights; performs technical applications to meet The Joint Commission's and other accreditation bodies' standards; does related work as required.
NOTE: This position is covered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Rule and Executive Order 283, requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. To comply with that requirement, employees must provide proof of vaccination status. Please do not submit proof of vaccination at this time; instructions will be provided if an offer of employment results from this Vacancy Announcement.
Effective 9/1/11, NJ PL 70 (NJ First Act), requires all State employees to reside in New Jersey, unless exempted under the law, or current employees who live out-of-state and do not have a break-in service of more than 7 calendar days, as they are “grandfathered.” New employees or current employees who were not grandfathered and who live out-of-state have one year after the date of employment to relocate their residence to New Jersey or request an exemption. Current employees who reside in NJ must retain NJ residency, unless he/she obtains an exemption. Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption will be removed from employment.
REQUIREMENTS: Completion of medical internship or equivalent; licensure to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey; three (3) years of approved specialty training; certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of the specialty; demonstrated competence in hospital practice; Credentials Committee or equivalent recommendation; and approval by the Central Office Board of Professional Standards.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of clinical experience in the practice of the clinical specialty.
LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
New Jersey Department of Health
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The Department’s priority is improving population health by strengthening New Jersey’s health system. The Department’s five branches, Public Health Services, Health Systems, Integrated Health, Office of Population Health and the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning work collaboratively toward that goal. Population health focuses on keeping healthy New Jerseyans well, preventing those at risk from getting sick, and keeping those with chronic conditions from getting sicker. Population health promotes prevention, wellness and equity in all environments, resulting in a healthy New Jersey.