The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center seeks an outstanding Infectious Diseases physician for the position of Medical Director of Clinical Epidemiology. Candidates must be qualified for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, should have experience working within a university/academic medical center setting, have demonstrated qualities of a physician executive-administrator, must be Board Certified in Infectious Diseases, and be eligible for Ohio medical licensure. Candidates with experience in hospital epidemiology and/or MPH, or MD/PHD are desirable.
This individual will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of medical care within all University Hospitals, as it relates to the prevention and management of potentially communicable infectious diseases and healthcare associated infections. This individual will work in collaboration with leadership in Quality and Operations, nursing, hospital administration, Facilities, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Employee Health and Infectious Diseases to provide operational and educational functions within the Service. Close collaborations with a team of ID/MDs, infection preventionists, data manager and administrative director will be necessary to ensure timely and appropriate epidemiological services are provided.
*We are also hiring an Associate Medical Director (a new role for the medical center) to work alongside the Medical Director. This individual will assist the Medical Director of Clinical Epidemiology in the oversight and supervision of medical care within the University Hospitals, as it relates to the management and prevention of infectious diseases and disease patterns. Please email me for more details on this position.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, located in Columbus, Ohio, has been ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report for 24 consecutive years and was voted one of Central Ohio’s “Best Places to Work” by Columbus Business First newspaper.” We are one of the largest health care programs in the region and the only academic medical center in central Ohio. For 25 years, US News and World Report has recognized The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center as a national leader in quality outcomes and patient safety.
Columbus, Ohio is a vibrant community with a 1.8 million population base and diverse cultural, sports, dining and recreational opportunities (check us out at www.experiencecolumbus.com and http://www.creditsesame.com/cities/10-best-big-cities-relocate-in-new-year/ ). Columbus is home to several Fortune 500 companies, is the most affordable of the nation’s top 20 “tech” cities according to Homes.com, and ranks in Money magazine’s picks as one of the ten best big cities. Columbus is the third fastest growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest and 15th largest city in the nation. It is consistently ranked in the top ten in nearly every category—economic growth, great place to raise a family, affordable cost of living, and things to do. Many neighborhoods boast excellent public schools.
For consideration, please send your cover letter, CV, description of research interests/experience, and three references to:
Senior Leadership Recruitment/Faculty Recruitment
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.