Medical Director of the Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP)

Employer
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Closing date
May 9, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Rewarding Infectious Diseases Medical Director Opportunity Awaits at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE is recruiting an infectious diseases physician with interests or experience in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology to serve as the Medical Director of the Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP). This is an exciting opportunity to lead, manage, and direct continued development of the ICAP. You will serve as an expert advisor to the NE Department of Health and Human Services and lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals including infection preventionists, infectious diseases physicians, and ID-trained pharmacists. The incumbent will have the opportunity for a gratifying faculty position and career in the UNMC Division of Infectious Diseases and will be expected to participate fully in the clinical, education, and research missions of the Division.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Associate Hospital Epidemiologist appointment at our hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine
  • Appropriate clinical responsibilities
  • Abundant clinical and translational research opportunities
  • Highly accomplished team of infection preventionists and professional educators
  • Teach medical students, residents, and ID fellows

About ICAP: Working closely with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, ICAP offers no cost, peer-to-peer infection control assessments and recommendations. Our goal is to improve infection prevention practices in a broad range of healthcare settings and improve the capability to respond to infectious disease outbreaks. This model is unique in bringing experienced outside eyes to individual hospitals, long-term care centers, dialysis centers and outpatient/surgery centers.

The successful candidate must be an MD/DO (or equivalent degree) who is board certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. Candidates should have an enthusiasm for patient care, teaching, and clinical research. Our compensation package is extremely competitive. In addition, comprehensive benefits and relocation assistance are offered. Academic rank is dependent on qualifications. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates may apply online with CV and letter of interest https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/66587

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