Oct 30, 2020

Infectious Disease Physician Job near Hyannis, Massachusetts

  • HDA MD Staff
  • Barnstable 3230 Main St Barnstable, MA 02630
Physician Infectious Disease

Job Description

IMMEDIATE opening for an experienced Infectious Disease physician on the COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS!!

This position has a dual role as the Medical Director of Infection Prevention (16 hours/week) and as a staff infectious disease physician in the Infectious Disease Clinical Services department (24 hours/week). The Medical Director provides medical oversight of the Infection Prevention Department which is responsible for all aspects of infection prevention. Consultation on issues related to infection prevention, patient isolation precautions, antimicrobial stewardship program, initiation of and collaboration in performance / process improvement programs, outbreak investigation, collaboration with occupational health services regarding exposure investigation, policy/ procedure development, product evaluation, issuance of infection control permits for construction and renovation projects, service on health system committees requiring infection prevention guidance. Responsibilities encompass the entire health system: 2 acute care hospitals and 1 long term care facility and the visiting nurse association. There is a Director of Infection Prevention for the health system. Infection Preventionists are being hired for both acute care facilities and there are Infection Preventionists in place for the long term care facility and for the visiting nurse association. The physician will be responsible for inpatient infectious disease consultation, rounding and ICU rounding as required. The remainder of the position involves outpatient consultation and treatment of a wide spectrum of infectious diseases. Call is shared with the IDCS Medical Director and, for IDCS clinic patients; the IDCS Nurse Practitioner is included in the call rotation. Call includes requests from hospitalists, private physicians and the emergency department for telephone consultation regarding ID concerns. If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please call HDA at 770-772-4558, or text to 770-772-4558. You can also reach us through email at recruiter@hdajobs.com. Please reference Job ID # 7102

Job Id

7102

Duration:

Permanent Full Time