Medical Director Infectious Disease- Quality Enhancement
Rarely do positions come along combining the best of all worlds. HonorHealth with three hospitals in Scottsdale and two hospitals in the Phoenix is a non-profit Integrated Healthcare system locally owned, locally managed. With a strong support from the community, the system is financially sound and provides the highest level care in the metro area. To continue to improve outcomes, HonorHealth has created a new position and is seeking an Infectious Disease Officer responsible to define and promote the best practices in infection prevention and control, antibiotic stewardship and diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases across the continuum of care.
As a physician leader with HonorHealth, this position will be a key member of the BEST Care Council which is comprised of physician and administrative leaders. This role will work closely with the hospital CMOs, Patient Safety Officer, Patient Experience officer and Chairs of the service lines. This position will also chair the network wide Infection Prevention and Control and be a dyad partner for the clinical pharmacy infectious disease specialists and medical directors of the laboratory.
The ideal candidate will have experience defining and promoting the best practices in infection prevention and control, antibiotic stewardship and diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases across the continuum of care. The position will be 50% administrative and the other 50% will be tailored to the individual candidate’s unique interest and can be a combination of clinical, teaching and research.
Qualified candidates will be board certified in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Disease and will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to work and collaborate with a team. The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of experience in practicing Infectious Disease/Epidemiology and previous experience with antimicrobial stewardship. Strong consideration will be given to those who possess a Master of Public Health and/or extensive research Curriculum Vitae.
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