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Physician - Infectious Disease - Hospital Epidemiologist & Director Infection Prevention

Employer
Dartmouth Health
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Posted Date
Apr 13, 2024

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is an academic medical center consistently ranked the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News and World Report. We are seeking an exceptional Hospital Epidemiologist and Staff Physician to join the clinical team in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health within the Department of Medicine.

This individual will have dedicated time devoted to serving as Director of the hospital's Infection Prevention program and will provide expertise in infection prevention activities and programs at DHMC.

This professionally rewarding position includes opportunity for collaboration and research with the Value Institute, the Analytics Institute, and The Dartmouth Institute. There are also opportunities to teach a wide variety of learners in an academic medical environment and at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

The ideal candidate should have:
  • Fellowship training in Infectious Diseases (and be board certified/board eligible by their start date)
  • Experience in hospital epidemiology and infection prevention
  • Training in healthcare epidemiology through programs offered by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or equivalent)
  • Graduate level education (or other public health training) in epidemiologic methods
  • An interest in data analysis and process improvement

The Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center consists of fifteen faculty members and ten fellows, along with associate providers, nursing staff, research and administrative staff. The clinical services of our Section include hospital-based and outpatient consultations for the full spectrum of infectious diseases of adults and children, an International Travel Clinic, a comprehensive Infection Control Program, an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, an Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy program, and a Regional HIV Program.

The successful candidate will receive an academic appointment commensurate with experience.

If interested in applying, candidates should submit both a CV and cover letter to Katie Hatcher, Provider Recruiter at Dartmouth Health (kathrine.a.hatcher@hitchcock.org).

Cover letter should be addressed to:
Bryan J. Marsh, MD
Infectious Disease and International Health

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company

Our Mission:

We advance health through research, education, clinical practice, and community partnerships, providing each person the best care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.

Our Vision:

Achieve the healthiest population possible, leading the transformation of health care in our region and setting the standard for our nation.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a national leader in academic medicine, particularly in evidence-based and patient-centered health care, medical research, and health care policy reform. The
system includes hundreds of physicians, specialists, and other providers who work together at different locations to meet the health care needs of more than 1.5 million patients in northern New England. Dartmouth-Hitchcock patients have access to specialists in almost every area of medicine in addition to primary care services at local community practices as well as world-class research at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. With a focus on achieving the healthiest population possible, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is also leading the transformation of health care in partnership with the Geisel School, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Dartmouth College’s business, engineering, and undergraduate faculties. From modest origins as a rural, regional medical college to national stature as a leading academic health care system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is well aligned with the demands on medicine now and for the foreseeable future.

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