Clinical/Education (70%): The Division Head will assign the clinical schedule. Works as an Infectious Diseases specialist within the Department of Medicine. Primary clinical responsibility will be working as an ID consultant at OHSU-affiliated Tuality Hospital in both inpatient and outpatient settings, sharing night and weekend call with other OHSU faculty members in an equitable manner. A trainee (ID fellow, resident, or student) may be assigned to work alongside, but the expectation that this position functions primarily as an independent provider of ID consultative services. The other clinical responsibility (20%) will be to serve as an attending physician while teaching and supervising infectious disease fellows, residents, and medical students on the OHSU and affiliated Veterans Affairs Medical Center general infectious diseases inpatient consultation service. The clinical duties at the two locations will not overlap in time (service at each institution will not be concurrent).
Medical Director of Infection and Control and Antibiotic Stewardship at Tuality Hospital (30%): Will use knowledge and expertise in the disciplines of Healthcare Epidemiology, Public Health and Infectious Diseases to guide the Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship programs in the creation, maintenance, and implementation of appropriate and effective policies, procedures, and interventions to prevent healthcare associated infections and promote the judicious use of antimicrobial agents. Works collaboratively with the Infection Control Program manager and Antibiotic Stewardship pharmacist to assist in daily operations of these programs. As Medical Director, will serve as Chair of the Tuality Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship committees. Works collaboratively with the OHSU Infection Prevention and Control Department working toward integration of relevant policies and procedures.
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