Organization Summary:

University Hospital (UH) is New Jersey’s academic medical center and the principal teaching hospital for Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. UH is ranked among the best hospitals in northern New Jersey, published by the U.S. News and World Report, and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission.

UH is an independent, state-owned, standalone medical center with 519 licensed beds and more than 3,600 employees. It serves as a regional resource for advanced care across a wide range of medical specialties. UH is home to northern New Jersey’s Level I Trauma Center and provides care in an abundance of complex medical specialties such as liver transplant, cardiology, neurosurgery, and stroke. As one of New Jersey’s most outstanding hospitals, the organization is vastly dedicated to patient care, research, and educating the providers of tomorrow.

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Operating Officer’s primary purpose is to direct, administer, and coordinate the activities of the Hospital in accordance with the policies and objectives set forth by the CEO and Board of Directors. The Chief Operating Officer will be a strategic partner to the CEO and will be called upon to make recommendations to the CEO in the development of corporate policies and strategic goals that address the hospital’s operations, personnel, financial performance, and overall growth. Maintaining a long, big-picture view, the Chief Operating Officer has a clear vision for the business and hospital operations, and they offer contingency plans and generate breakthrough ideas. They build trust and inspire confidence that University Hospital will successfully meet the inherent challenges of today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. 

Key Responsibilities: 

The Chief Operating Officer will have a broad set of responsibilities, with a focus on the following areas:

Professional Experience/Qualifications: 

The Chief Operating Officer will have the following experience and qualifications:


Master’s degree in business, Administration, Public Health, or a related health field is required.

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