Corporate Epidemiology & Director of Infection Control Position

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta, Georgia
Closing date
May 12, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Augusta University Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia of Augusta University is seeking a board eligible/board certified Infectious Disease physicians to join its full-time faculty.  The position is 0.80 (Hospital funded) and 0.20 (Department of Medicine funded).  The position will be to fill the Corporate Epidemiologist Position at Augusta University. Experience in Infection Control, Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship is required. The Director will report directly to the Chief Medical Officer’s Office regarding epidemiology and infection control and the Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease for clinical Infectious Diseases. The academic appointment, tenure status and salary depend upon qualifications and experience.

The Section of Infectious Diseases provides care to adult patients afflicted with a variety of infectious diseases. The Infectious Diseases program is comprised of 13 full-time faculty, 2 Physicians Assistants and 3 Infectious Disease Pharmacist. Augusta University is a tertiary care Hospital with level 1 Trauma. In addition, it also includes a well-established Ryan-White Clinical Center that has administered care to a largely rural, semi-urban population of HIV patients, providing care to approximately 1300 active HIV/AIDS patients. Approximately 200 patients are newly diagnosed annually.  In addition, the division also provides ID coverage to the Solid Organ and Bone Marrow Transplant Programs, as well as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Service and the Georgia Cancer Center.  The ID Division also maintains 4 full-time ID Fellows.

Augusta is Georgia’s second largest and oldest city.  The “Garden City”, as it is known, sits along the beautiful banks of the Savannah River.  The city is renowned internationally for its annual Masters Golf Tournament—which attracts fans from all over the world.  With a metropolitan area population of over 575,000, Augusta has maintained its southern charm with picturesque and friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities.  A short 2-hour drive gives you access to the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta.  You can also enjoy short trips to the Atlantic coast, the Blue Ridge Mountains and historic cities, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.

Competitive start-up packages and signing bonus are available based on qualifications, experience, skills and expressed interest of the candidate.

 

 

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