IU Health Physicians- Clinical Microbiologist

  • Position Code
    941
  • Address
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Preferred Specialty
    Pathology, Clinical / Laboratory Medicine
  • Last Updated
    10/26/2018
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Overview

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine in conjunction with IU Health Physicians Pathology is seeking a highly motivated Pathologist/Clinical Microbiologist to oversee bacteriology testing within the Division of Clinical Microbiology at the Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory (IUHPL). The IUHPL, which is located in downtown Indianapolis, serves as a centralized anatomic and clinical pathology testing facility for numerous Indiana University Health hospitals, including 5 Indianapolis metropolitan hospitals, and clinics throughout the state of Indiana. Overall, the IUHPL performs roughly 14 million diagnostic tests annually, and it is staffed by approximately 60 full-time pathologists and clinical scientists. Laboratory leadership are world-renowned experts in their respective disciplines who also serve as IU School of Medicine faculty.

The Division of Clinical Microbiology utilizes the latest in infectious disease diagnostics, including laboratory automation, and routinely evaluates emerging technologies in order to best serve our continually expanding patient base. The high specimen volume and broad diversity of infectious diseases diagnosed by our laboratory lends to numerous educational opportunities. As such, the Division offers both an ACGME-accredited fellowship in medical microbiology and a CPEP-accredited post-doctoral fellowship in medical and public health laboratory microbiology. Additionally, there are educational opportunities offered by our pathology residency, clinical laboratory science, infectious disease pharmacy, and adult and pediatric infectious disease training programs. The Division also actively participates in industry-sponsored research and development, including FDA clinical trials for new laboratory instrumentation and diagnostic tests.

Job Summary and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will serve as an Associate Medical Director of the Division of Clinical Microbiology. In this role, the candidate will oversee the daily operations of the bacteriology section of the Division; however, additional opportunities, including directorship of an additional laboratory, may be available. The candidate will also be expected to share on-call responsibilities for the Division’s Infectious Disease Pathology consultation service. Involvement in the industry-sponsored research and development program is optional.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD/DO, MD/PhD, PhD or equivalent degree and be board-certified or board-eligible in Medical Microbiology by either the American Board of Pathology or American Board of Medical Microbiology. Physician applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Indiana. Academic rank will be based upon the experience and accomplishments of the applicant. Previous directorship experience is ideal; however, new and upcoming fellowship graduates are encouraged to apply.       

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Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs nearly 1,900 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. 

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

About IU Health Physicians:

  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 1,900 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 250 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • Leader in the use of electronic medical records (EMR); over 90% of IU Health Physicians use EMR to improve communication and coordination of patient records
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health National Recognition

  • Indiana’s only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 20 years in a row.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana.
  • Six hospitals are designated as Magnet® hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.
  • IU Health Transplant is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and one of the nation’s largest solid-organ transplant center.
  • With more than 200 physician researchers leading the way to new treatments, IU Health Simon Cancer Center is Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Hospital Description

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system. IU Health’s unique partnership with the nation’s second largest medical school, Indiana University School of Medicine, offers innovative treatments and therapies and remains a global leader in medical education and research.

Comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana and beyond, IU Health is honored to be recognized in such high distinctions.  

  • Over 80% of U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors in Indiana practice at IU Health
  • Indiana University Health was among the 3% of U.S. hospitals to earn a national ranking, and one of only 59 hospitals in the country to be ranked in four specialties.
  • Indiana's only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S.News & World Report 18 years in a row.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties by U.S.News & World Report.​
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

A private, nonprofit organization, Indiana University Health owns, or is affiliated with, more than 20 hospitals and health centers throughout Indiana. More than half of the physicians affiliated with the IU School of Medicine practice, supervise, and teach residents and fellows at one of Indiana University Health's hospitals.

No organization in Indiana is ranked higher or offers more highly ranked physicians than Indiana University Health. With exceptional care, unmatched expertise and continued excellence, our patients and families know that they're making an excellent choice in selecting Indiana University Health as their premier healthcare system of choice.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 14th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • "Best Places to Live in America" according to Money in 2017 included Fishers, IN at number one, Carmel at number 16, Avon at number 17 and Greenwood at number 22.
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati




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