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Infectious Disease Job In Tucson, Arizona

Physician - Academics - Infectious Disease Job in Tucson, AZ

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Company: Banner Health Profession/Specialty: Infectious Disease Location: Tucson, Arizona 85724
Job Description

The University of Arizona's Hospital, Banner University Medical Center Tucson (BUMC-T) is seeking a Medical Director to lead the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.  The Medical Director will work with the antimicrobial stewardship team to develop, implement, and test innovative strategies to curb inappropriate antimicrobial use.  More than 50% time will be protected for antimicrobial stewardship activities.  This individual will be a member of the Infectious Diseases Division and will participate in the educational and clinical activities of the division.

Essential Functions

  • Functions as a leader in Anti-Microbial Stewardship and Infectious Disease Care.
  • Works in collaboration with hospital leadership, Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacists, Infection Prevention staff, and laboratory personnel to evaluate antibiotic use, and develop, implement, and test innovative strategies to reduce inappropriate antimicrobial use in both the inpatient and the outpatient settings.
  • Serves as a physician champion for the optimal use of antibiotics and educates physicians, residents, medical students, pharmacists and other health care providers in the proper use of antimicrobials.
  • Participates in the Banner multi-hospital system to recommend and design policies, programs and tools to improve antibiotic use system wide.

 Qualifications

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Infectious Diseases
  • Prior research or training related to Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills

 

Main Locations:

Banner University Medical Center - Tucson

1501 N. Campbell Ave

Banner University Medical Center - South

2800 E. Ajo Way

 

The position will have a faculty appointment with the University of Arizona - Department of Medicine consistent with the candidate's credentials.

Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals who serve the community.

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

 

 

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About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country with twenty-eight hospitals (15 in Arizona), six long term care centers and an array of other services, including primary care and specialty clinics, home care services and home medical equipment, in six Western states and is recognized for its leadership and dedication to the communities we serve. In addition, Banner Health and University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this merger is academic medicine; research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

We welcome you to explore the opportunity to be a key contributor within our award-winning network of hospitals, clinics, research facilities and physician practices.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

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