Physician Assistant, Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, Boston Medical Center (23599931660213)

Boston University
March 17, 2023
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Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Section of Infectious Diseases seeks a talented Physician Assistant (PA) as part of its continuing efforts to optimize the ability to respond to emerging infectious disease emergencies and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities throughout healthcare to quickly and comprehensively address new infectious diseases while maintaining exceptional care without exception by reducing HAIs. The PA will work within ID and the Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control (HEIC) unit. The PA will be actively involved in education and training of providers, surveillance, and implementation of quality improvement activities focused on reducing HAIs within the BMC hospital and healthcare system. During infectious diseases emergencies, the PA will lead formulation of policies and processes to assist in the inpatient, ambulatory and emergency department settings. The PA will work with other partners and stakeholders to disseminate infection prevention information; implement systems to provide appropriate testing, treatment and prevention strategies; monitor public health updates, requirements and regulations; and perform other necessary administrative duties.

The ID Section has expertise treating infections in patients with a wide range of comorbidities and immunocompromising conditions and has particular clinical strengths in infection control and antimicrobial stewardship; HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and infections in patients with opioid-use disorders; tuberculosis; and travel- and migration-related diseases, in particular, Chagas disease.

Required Skills

  • Master's degree in Physician Assistant
  • Massachusetts state licensure
  • MA Board authorization to practice licensure
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certifications
  • Valid prescriptive authority from both the MA DPH-DCP and Federal DEA, as applicable
  • Applicants should email their CV and a brief narrative of their background and interest in the position to Adelisa Skoko at [email protected]

    BU and BMC are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and under-represented minority candidates.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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     Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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