Infectious Diseases Staff Physician- Cooley Dickinson Hospital- Northampton, MA 9/2/2020
Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDP)
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Infectious Diseases Staff Physician- Cooley Dickinson Hospital- Northampton, MA
Cooley Dickinson Health Care, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital, is currently seeking a BC/BE infectious disease specialist to join our employed multispecialty group. The focus will be on providing both inpatient and outpatient services. The ideal candidate will be patient-focused and have a demonstrated track record of providing compassionate and expert health care. Flexible schedule options available- will consider full and part-time candidates.
This position will be joining a team of three physicians who treat patients in a judgment-free environment that respects all cultures, races, religions, sexual orientations, and lifestyle choices.
Our current team of ID physicians see both inpatients and outpatients with a variety of medical conditions including HIV, tick-borne diseases, cancer-related complications, and occasional tropical and travel-related diseases. While the practice is based out of a community hospital, we offer modern therapies such as fecal microbial transplantation, wound care, HCV treatment and HIV care supported by a local HIV support organization with Ryan White funding. Our oncology service is tightly affiliated with the MGH Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson. We are also proud that we were one of the first hospitals in the country to use UV light to try to combat hospital-associated infections. Our ICU is staffed by intensivists, with a significantly lower mortality than the national average.
Our Infection Prevention (IP) Department has been a strong, vital and successful department, using data and innovation to continually improve the quality of patient care. It enjoys support and respect from the administration and has a positive working relationship and easy communication with all other hospital departments. The Department consists of a part-time Medical Director, one full-time IP Nurse Manager, one part-time nurse who reviews cases, and part-time support from a data analyst. The Medical Director of IP reports to the CMO, while the IP staff reports to the Director of Quality.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
Cooley Dickinson Health Care is comprised of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, and VNA & Hospice. The systems 140-bed hospital annually admits 8600 patients, treats 34,000 emergency patients and delivers approximately 600 babies. The Cooley Dickinson Medical Group (CDMG), the fastest growing part of the system, consists of approximately 74 physicians and 37 advanced practice clinicians who provide care at 11 locations. The VNA & Hospice averages 56,500 home care visits and serves an average of 400 hospice patients per year. Since 1885, the Cooley Dickinson Health Care system has successfully employed the brightest, most dedicated clinicians in medicine.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Northampton, a dynamic arts and five-college community in western Massachusetts, has been named one of the best U.S. destinations for restaurants, theater, galleries and overall quality of life by Leisure Magazine and other travel writers. It features a vibrant arts and culture scene, great educational opportunities for all ages and a location convenient to all rural and major metropolitan areas throughout New England including three major cities: Hartford (45 miles), Boston (100 miles), and New York City (150 miles).
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BC/BE infectious disease specialist It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.