Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control; Assistant Professor, AC Track, ...

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University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA

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Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control; Assistant Professor, AC Track, Division of Infectious Diseases

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Open Date:
Sep 22, 2022
Close Date:
Sep 22, 2024
Description:

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include high-quality teaching of CHOP fellows and residents as well as medical students from the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing coverage in two inpatient consultation services, one service focused on children with general infectious diseases and another dedicated to the care of immunocompromised hosts. Additionally, as CHOP expands its footprint (i.e. - King of Prussia Hospital) and the Division of Infectious Diseases partners with outside organizations, some local travel may be required. The division also has a busy outpatient clinical practice. In addition to our General Infectious Diseases Clinic, we have dedicated “partner-clinics” to provide collaborative outpatient care to outpatients with other underlying conditions, including malignancies, bone marrow and organ transplantation, and cystic fibrosis.

Provide medical leadership for the Department of Infection Prevention and Control as Associate Medical Director. The department supports the Philadelphia campus hospital, newly built King of Prussia Hospital, 4 ambulatory surgery centers, and an expansive primary care and specialty care network. The Associate Medical Director collaborates with and supports the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control in setting and implementing an agenda that advances institutional goals and objectives to eliminate healthcare-associated infections and advance the field of pediatric infection prevention. The Associate Medical Directors work closely with the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control in the execution of institutional initiatives, with a focus on prevention practices, safety, quality, operational excellence, financial stewardship, patient-family experience, and in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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Telephone
(215) 898-7372
Location
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia
PA
19104
US

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