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Pediatric Residency Program Director - K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital (Hackensack Meridian Health)

Job Description / Duties

Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking a Pediatric Residency Program Director to lead a successful Pediatric Residency Program.  This position is a full time, benefits eligible opportunity at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey.  The structure of this position will be split 50/50 between program responsibilities and practicing his/her own specialty.  The Pediatric Program Director will report directly to the Chair of Pediatrics.  Our Pediatric Residency Program currently has 9 first year, 9 second year, and 9 third year residents, and a PGY 4 chief resident.  The program  is part of Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teaching and support of Residents and Medical Students
  • Evaluation of Resident Progress
  • Knowledge of career counseling and career options in Pediatrics
  • Ensuring compliance with ACGME guidelines and respective Residency Review Committees
  • Developing curriculum
  • Coordinating or presenting lectures
  • Participating in annual selection of Residency applicants

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate for this position will be Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and motivated to bring this already successful program to the next academic level.  Candidates should also have a strong background in education and curriculum development, great communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with peers and other departments.  All general pediatric and pediatric sub-specialties are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD or DO degree and Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Eligible to obtain medical licensure in New Jersey
  • At least 3 years experience as a core faculty member in an ACGME accredited pediatric residency program
  • Ongoing involvement in peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience in leadership role

Additional Information

In addition to our highly competitive compensation, this package also includes medical/dental/vision plans, 401K retirement plan, CME allowance, and relocation assistance.  K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital is located one hour south of New York City on the Jersey Shore. 

Contact Information

For immediate consideration contact:

Allison Vogel at:

732 751-3547