NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks a Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control.
The Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) serves as the primary medical resource and infectious disease subject matter expert for the IPC Department. In collaboration with the Director, the IPC Medical Director will provide medical direction, consultation, leadership, and support for advancing the goals and objectives of the IPC Department and will help to shape the infection prevention and control strategic priorities of the organization related to developing standards, implementing leading practices, and measuring impact of initiatives and interventions.
The successful candidate will have completed an Infectious Diseases fellowship and be board certified or board eligible in Infectious Disease. Previous experience working in Infection Prevention and Control is preferred. Additionally, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships within interdisciplinary teams required.
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic group of physicians within the Infectious Diseases Division with a strong reputation for providing excellent clinical care and works collaboratively with Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics, and Pharmacy. NorthShore is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Mayo’s only collaboration of its kind in the Chicago region. NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group is a physician-led, multi-specialty group with 950+ physicians and growing. You’ll benefit from being part of a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that includes four hospitals – Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Skokie Hospital. Qualified candidates will be proposed for an academic appointment to the Pritzker School of Medicine.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a highly collegial work atmosphere.
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a four-hospital, fully integrated health system that offers leading clinical care and is supported by the nation’s top ranked electronic health record system. NorthShore Medical Group is a physician-led group with more than 950 physicians and growing. The health system is located on Lake Michigan’s North Shore and resides in some of Chicago’s most... beautiful communities. NorthShore was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. NorthShore has been named a Top 100 Hospital 15 times, more times than any hospital in the United States. Medical research is supported through the NorthShore Research Institute. Some 250 residents, fellow and medical students are at NorthShore facilities as part of their University of Chicago training program.
Chicago’s north suburbs are situated along and near Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Chicago. These communities boast outstanding schools, low crime rates, beautiful homes, award-winning cycling and walking paths, numerous recreational activities for the whole family, charming shops and terrific restaurants.