Assistant Director, E.D

Jersey City Medical Center | Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 21, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30376


Assistant Director Needed to Serve in the Emergency Department at this Magnet-Designated Medical Center Near New York City!


The Position

  • Exciting opportunity to join a growing institution, in a newly created role, with significant growth opportunities with a new state of the art Emergency Department currently underway.
  • The Assistant Director of the Emergency Department provides oversite for both the satellite and Main Campus emergency departments. Assists with recruiting and retention, facilitate throughput, and will focus on metrics performance in this Level 2 Trauma Center. 
  • The position will work closely with the Senior Director, Medical Director, Physicians, APPS, and department leaders as a collaborative, supportive team member. 
  • The Assistant Director will be a strong leader and support system for the team of more than 100 FTE’s while overseeing issues regarding regulatory readiness, engagement, and experience.
  • The ideal candidate will bring a strong trauma leadership experience with an Emergency Department background. CEN, TNCC, and trauma certification preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.


The Organization

  • Jersey City Medical Center is a member of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system providing services to more than three million patients annually. 
  • In 2019, RWJBarnabas Health was recognized on Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the Top 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.
  • A Magnet-designated hospital, Jersey City Medical Center has also been recognized by the Leapfrog Group as a Top Teaching Hospital in 2017 and has received an ‘A’ grading for quality and patient safety fourteen times since 2012.
  • Located on a 15-acre campus overlooking the New York Harbor and Liberty State Park, Jersey City Medical Center is Hudson County’s largest provider of healthcare services with more than 18,000 admissions and 80,000+ emergency room visits each year. 
  • Jersey City Medical Center serves as a regional referral and teaching hospital and is a Regional Trauma Center, a Level III Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Center, and a Regional Heart Hospital with cardiac surgery.

The Community

  • Jersey City is the second largest city in New Jersey with more than 265,000 residents. Noted as one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Jersey City is part of the New York metropolitan area, with the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay on the east, and the Hackensack River and Newark Bay on the west.
  • Located less than 30 minutes from Manhattan, Jersey City is a growing, bustling city with numerous academic institutions, outstanding urban housing whether you prefer upscale lofts, brownstones, or the suburban feel; diverse dining, and breathtaking views of the New York City skyline and a view of the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks. 
  • Jersey City features 30.7 miles of waterfront, and an extensive transportation infrastructure, making transportation to and from Jersey City to New York City a seamless experience. 
  • One of the best parts about this area of JC is the fact that it is right by the infamous Liberty Park. This is a fantastic area for walking, running, sports, picnics, and any other form of recreation. There are also tons of events that go on within the park – the most notable being the 4th of July fireworks and celebration. It’s a great area for fun and active families.
  • Liberty Park also has good school systems with high graduation rates, household income at 156% higher than other sections of JC, and low crime rates making it a very safe place to raise a family.
  • Liberty Science Center is a must-see destination! Located in the beautiful Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, they are a cutting-edge, 300,000-square-foot learning center that is also home to the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, the biggest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere.





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