The Department of Laboratory Medicine at Cleveland Clinic is recruiting for an academic clinical microbiologist as Section Head of Clinical Microbiology. The Section has a long history of academic and clinical excellence. Laboratories within the Section include specimen processing, bacteriology, virology, molecular microbiology, mycobacteriology, mycology, and parasitology. These main campus laboratories support the microbiology testing needs for the Cleveland Clinic Health System hospitals and outpatient facilities. We also provide coordination and guidance for testing needs throughout the enterprise. Our microbiologists enjoy a close relationship with professional staff in Infectious Disease and Pharmacy. We have an ACGME-accredited microbiology fellowship and there is opportunity for teaching of medical students, pathology residents, and students in our Medical Laboratory Science program. Applicants should have an established track record of accomplishment within the field of clinical microbiology and demonstrated ability to lead an experienced group of microbiologists and technical staff. Applicants must be certified in CP or combined AP/CP with specialty certification in Medical Microbiology by the American Board of Pathology. Alternatively, applicants may have specialty certification in Medical and Public Health Microbiology by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. The Section of Clinical Microbiology is a dynamic, collaborative group and there is ample opportunity and support for clinical research as well as professional growth.
This dynamic position commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package and a collegial work environment. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University
From its natural treasures such as Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to its many entertainment and cultural attractions, Cleveland is the place to be! Cleveland is home to 3 professional sports teams along with the nation’s second largest performing arts center, the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We’re also a foodie town that ranks high on the global culinary map.
Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the nation’s No. 2 healthcare system by U.S. News & World Report
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply. Smoke-free/drug-free environment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2019
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are among the top five "Best Hospitals" in America. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.
Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.
Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.
Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group... practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.
Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2012, they provided a total of 5.1 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 140 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.
This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital and the soon to open Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.