Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Associate Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship program University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04929 Recruitment Period Open September 9th, 2019 through Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) If you apply to this recruitment by November 3rd, 2019, you will have until November 8th, 2019 to complete your application. Description
The UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is recruiting a Pediatric Infectious Disease physician to serve as Associate Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship program at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. This position would be full-time and would include clinical, research, and administrative opportunities.
The candidate should have the following experience/qualifications:
M.D. or D.O.
Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Eligibility for a California Medical License
Proven excellence in clinical care and education
Experience or training in Antimicrobial Stewardship
Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team
Clinical duties would include:
Inpatient consultation services to other subspecialties including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, oncology, bone marrow transplant, and solid organ transplant
Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
Antibiotic stewardship responsibilities would include:
Working with the ID pharmacist to develop clinical guidelines for antibiotic use
Monitoring of inpatient antibiotic use and resistant organisms
Collaborating with adult ASP medical directors and pharmacists on hospital-wide antibiotic stewardship initiatives
Contribution to scholarly work
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is a medium sized children's hospital located in West Los Angeles and is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Mattel hospital includes both inpatient floors at Santa Monica hospital and Ronald Reagan hospital. The Pediatric Infectious Disease division includes 8 faculty members who are actively engaged in clinical and laboratory based research, clinical care, and education.
Los Angeles is an exciting city well known for its idyllic weather, sunny beaches, and thriving art scene. Additionally, LA is home to multiple major league sports teams including two men's basketball, baseball, hockey, and football teams.
Candidates are encouraged to send an application letter and curriculum vitae to: Annabelle de St. Maurice MD MPH Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy. http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.