New York, New York

NYU Langone Health

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, in the Department of Medicine, is seeking a Hospital Epidemiologist at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.

The position is based at NYC Health and Hospitals/Bellevue, the flagship public municipal hospital of New York City and a major teaching affiliate of the NYU School of Medicine.

The central tenet of Bellevue is to provide the best quality of care for all of New York's population and to deliver health care to every patient with dignity, cultural sensitivity and compassion regardless of the ability to pay.

As Director, Infection Prevention and Control, your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide leadership on the establishment and implementation of the infection control program;
  • Chair the Surveillance Team and provide direction and guidance in the activities of the team;
  • Chair the Infection Control Committee;
  • Maintain liaison with the Bellevue Microbiology Laboratory, the New York City Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, the Health and Hospitals Corporation, and the infectious diseases consultants in Medicine and Pediatrics;
  • Provide leadership for the planning and direction of surveillance activities;
  • Coordinate the data analysis obtained from surveillance activities and prepare the results for distribution to the appropriate committees, authorities, and staff;
  • Provide leadership, on behalf of the Infection Control Committee, to the Infection Preventionists who conduct epidemiologic investigation of clusters, out breaks or potential outbreaks of infection, and make recommendations for prevention and control measures;
  • Provide leadership to the Infection Preventionists who conduct investigations into problem areas as requested by hospital administration or medical staff on behalf of the Infection Control Committee;
  • Provide direction to the Infection Preventionists who advise staff members and clinical departments in the prevention and control of infection in their areas;
  • Review plans for new construction and renovation and advise on matters of infection control;
  • Participate in the development, review, and revision of Infection Control policies of the hospital, specific clinical departments, and hospital support services;
  • Participate in educational programs for medical staff and other employees in matters of infection control;
  • Participate directly, or through other members of the Surveillance Team, in activities or committees related to Product Evaluation, Performance Improvement and Risk Management; and  
  • Participate in leadership roles and responsibilities (e.g. JACHO visits, Medical Board) for the Bellevue Hospital Center as requested by the Chief Medical Officer of Bellevue Hospital Center.

Board Certified in Infectious Diseases

Minimum 5 - 10 years of experience of progressive infection control, infectious disease or epidemiology experience in clinical practice.

Minimum 5 - 10 years supervisory, teaching and/or administrative experience, required.

Excellent Communication skills

Supervisory experience in infection prevention and control.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

New York, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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