Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

  • Infectious Disease Physician

    Job Location US-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/16/2018 3:59 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-17311
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Employed Physician
    Shift Type
    1 - Day
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable based upon call & Schedule
    FTE
    1
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable based upon call & Schedule
    Campus
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.

     

    Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.

    Responsibilities

    The Infectious Disease (I.D.) Physician is primarily focused in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease, on the clinical management and favorable impact on quality of care, and is responsible to oversee the total care of the Infectious Disease patient. The I.D. Physician will use a variety of skills to educate, consult and manage the infectious disease patient population while assisting the patient/family, the patient care team and other physicians and providers.  This includes, but is not limited to, infections of the reproductive organs, infections in travelers, viral hepatitis, including hepatitis B and C, as well as infections of the sinuses, heart, brain, lungs, urinary tract, bowel, bones and pelvic organs.  Their extensive training focuses on all kinds of infections, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.  ID Specialists are trained in Immunology, Epidemiology and Infection Control.  The Infectious Disease Specialist will work collaboratively with the health care team including: other physicians involved in the I.D. patient’s care, nurses, case managers, physical and occupational therapists and with departments affecting the care of the I.D. patient. The I.D. Specialist will act as a clinical educator working with staff on Infectious Disease competencies, new procedures and advanced practice skills.  The I.D. Specialist will work with the care team to implement necessary medical aspects of care including discharges and pain management. The Infectious Disease Specialist will use these skills to affect a quality patient experience.  

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION:               M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy with ABIM/ABOIM -recognized internal medicine residency (three years minimum).

     

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:            Current Board Certification in Internal Medicine.  Current subspecialty certification or board eligibility within 60 months of end of clinical fellowship leading to subspecialty certification in Infectious Disease by the ABIM or ABOIM

     

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

    Current Physician Licensure in New York State

    Graduate of an Accredited M.D. or D.O. Program

    Current BLS Certifications ACLS Preferred

    Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Board Certification or Current Board Eligibility in Infectious Disease within 60 months

    Valid DEA registration

     

    Physical Requirements: Stands, walks, sits intermittently throughout the day. Lifts, pushes, pulls light to heavy weights as required.

     

    Working Conditions: Work is primarily indoors with exposure to various nursing unit and/or patient care elements. Travel to outside facilities is required.

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