Medical Director Physician - Antimicrobial Stewardship Program - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

Mount Sinai seeks Medical Director for it's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program!

The Mount Sinai Hospital is currently seeking a motivated and experienced adult Infectious Diseases physician to serve as the Hospital’s Medical Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship program (ASP).  The program is committed to ensuring that every patient receives the optimal therapy, improving patient outcomes and demonstrating a positive effect on antimicrobial resistance and patient safety.  The Mount Sinai Hospital is an Infectious Diseases Society of America Center of Excellence for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

The Medical Director works closely with The Mount Sinai Health System’s Medical Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship, the local Hospital Epidemiologist, and both Pediatric and Immunocompromised Host stewardship leaders.  This individual will work closely with three Infectious Diseases pharmacists in outlining the strategic goals for the program, conducting daily activities, and leading the local stewardship subcommittee.  

The Medical Director participates in the preparation of reports demonstrating the impact of the program on both patient quality and safety.  The Medial Director partners with the Office of Excellence in Patient Care, Hospital Administration, the Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai, Clinical Informatics, Nursing, Infection Prevention Clinical Microbiology, and other stakeholders to incorporate stewardship activities into hospital operations, enhance complementary initiatives, and the ensure compliance with regulatory standards.  Other duties will include consulting on the Inpatient Infectious Diseases Consult Services at The Mount Sinai Hospital and participation in the teaching and training of medical and pharmacy students, residents, and fellows.

The Medical Director is expected to advance the ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship footprint at The Mount Sinai Hospital and its affiliated ambulatory practices including Urgent Care Centers. Scholarly contribution is encouraged and expected. Candidates must have strong interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, communication skills.  

Must be board certified infectious diseases, internal medicine and prior experience in antimicrobial stewardship.

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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