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Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

Company: Merritt Hawkins
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description & Requirements

Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

StartDate: ASAP

Why you will Love This Role:

Jackson Health System, a healthcare titan serving the Miami-Dade County for a century, is looking for a dynamic leader. This role is open because our current Associate Medical Director moved out of the area, but her exit is your entrance to join an award-winning organization. Join our top-of-the-line facilities, responsible for groundbreaking medical research, and world class patient care.

About Jackson Health System:\n

* Situated in the vibrant heart of Miami, Jackson Health System stands as a nonprofit academic healthcare system with a mission to serve our community. We rank amongst the largest and most comprehensive Health System in the United States.

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* Key pillars of this network include: Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami Transplant Institute, universally acclaimed as one of the most extensive transplant programs worldwide; Holtz Women and Children's Hospital; the Behavioral Health Hospital, Jackson North, South and West Medical Centers, two dedicated long-term care nursing facilities, an array of urgent care centers and primary care clinics, corrections health services, and a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center.

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* Complementing its extensive range of services is a remarkable commitment to community health, bolstered by a multilingual staff proficient in addressing the diverse medical needs of its global patient base. With its cutting-edge technology and multifaceted approach to healthcare, Jackson Health System doesn't just provide medical servicesit delivers unparalleled healthcare experiences.

\nKey attributes of this position:\n\n

1. Leadership with Balance: Enjoy a dynamic role that perfectly blends 40% clinical responsibilities with 60% administrative duties. Collaborate with an impressive team of experts in Infectious Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist across the healthcare system.

2. Multi-Faceted Team: Our diverse team of Infection Prevention range from a director, manager, senior Infection Prevention specialists to coordinators.

3. Strategic Influence: Directly report to the Chief of Infection Control and Prevention and be the catalyst for data-driven, cost-effective strategies that reduce antimicrobial usage and optimize the antimicrobial budget with significant annual reductions.

4. Education Impact: You will play a critical role in training future healthcare professionals, specializing in infectious diseases, and be an educational pillar across various departments. You must be board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and have an active medical license. Adult and/or Pediatric experts in Infection Prevention are welcome to apply.

5. Quality Improvement: Actively participate in quality improvement initiatives, develop, coordinate and review the implementation of guidelines and clinical pathways to improve patient safety and quality of care related to antibiotic use and EMAR.

6. Service Excellence: Model CARE valuesCompassion, Accountability, Respect, and Expertisewhile performing a multitude of other duties that are designed to improve patient care.

7. Innovative Technologies: Work with state-of-the-art data infrastructures and be a part of epidemiologic data interpretation and data reporting in compliance with NHSN, CMS and other metrics.

\nFinancial Package and Benefits:\n\n

* Salary: Competitive

* Vacation: 18 PTO days and 11 holidays.

* Learn & Earn: 40 hours of paid education leave and up to $1,000 for CME. Reimbursement for Expenses with NICA fees, Medical Licensure fees, DEA licensure fees, Board Certification Fees.

* Excellent Benefits: Comprehensive package, retirement, tuition aid, loan repayment, and even a Pension.

\nFinal Takeaway:

We are seeking someone to be part of healthcare history. We don't just welcome diversity, we celebrate it! JOIN US, APPLY TODAY!

Facility Location

Blessed with soft Caribbean breezes, pristine, palm-shaded beaches, shimmering emerald waters and balmy temperatures, the Miami region is the ideal destination for healthcare professionals in search of a high-energy, sun-drenched location. Take full advantage of South Florida's vibrant, energetic lifestyle, sugary-white beaches and jet-set playgrounds while on assignment.

Job Benefits

About the Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation's leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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