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Misbah Najam

Candidate ID: 1710085

Career Summary

Medical Professionals with 3 years experience in Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors functional area.

Skill Set

Pathology Specialist- Medical Microbiology

Professional Information

Total Experience : 3

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Medical Professionals

Job Function : Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors

Work Location Preference : Oman, UAE

Detailed Profile

Name: Dr Misbah Najam
I would like to be a part of a health organisation/ institution that can provide me an opportunity to contribute in the field of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, and also add to the development of health organisation/ institution with the best of my skills and experiences which I have been acquiring since the day I joined this field.

current designation

1. Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer.
Employer: Sahyadri Narayana Health Multispeciality Hospital, Shimoga. (Unit of Narayana Health)
NABH & NABL accredited.
December 2017 till date

PREVIOUS designation

1. Visiting Consultant Microbiologist
Employer- Sahyadri Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Shimoga. (A unit of Narayana Health)
July 2017- November 2017

2. Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Employer: Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga
February 2017- December 2017


Assistant Professor, Dept of Medical Microbiology:
February 2017 to December 2017

Visiting Consultant Microbiologist:
July 2017 to November 2017

Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer:
December 2017 till date.

skill summary
Define, implement and monitor standards of performance and ensure continuous quality improvement of the laboratory services.
• Day to day supervision of diagnostic methods and examination of specimens processed at the laboratory.
• Identifying fungal, parasitic, viral and bacterial infections?
• Using a variety of biochemical and molecular methods to determine infection causing organisms.
• Ensuring proper sterilization and disinfection in the laboratory.
• Quality assurance, including taking part in all relevant national external quality assurance programmes.
• Writing work aimed at helping to prevent the spread of infections within hospitals.
• Carrying out research into specific diseases
• Managing laboratories.

• Communication with clinicians, hospital staff concerning diagnosis and management of patients.
• Contributing to medical audit.
Teaching and training:
• Supervision and training of junior medical staff in medical microbiology.
• Contributing to continuing education in Microbiology and Hospital infection control
Infection Control:
1. To serve as a specialist adviser of Infection control team, on all matters relating to hospital infection control, such as:

• Surveillance and control aspects of hospital infection.
• Sterilisation and disinfection methods.
• Types of ventilation, operating theatres, isolation facilities, kitchens, laundries and housekeeping.
• Waste disposal, pest control.
• Antibiotic policy
• Infection control aspects of nursing procedures.

2. Investigation of outbreaks of hospital infection.
3. Prepare and update policies, together with other relevant personnel in relation to hospital infection control.
4. Active member of Hospital infection control committee.

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga, Karnataka?2013-2016?Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, BG nagar, Bellur, Mandya 2003-2009?Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka Each year, completed in single attempt without any backs. One year compulsory rotatory internship at AIMS, BG nagar, Bellur.

Sri Aurobindo Pre University Independent College, Javalli, Shimoga 2001-2003

Saint Charles English School, Bhadravathi 1991-2001

Awards and Acknowledgements
? Dissertation title: "Comparative evaluation of dark field microscopy and IgM ELISA in the diagnosis of Leptospiral infection from suspected clinical cases in a tertiary care hospital"

? Oral Presentation:
Topic: "Detection of Carbapenem resistance in extended spectrum beta lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolates in a tertiary care hospital"?Venue: XIX Annual state conference IAMM-KC, Davanagere on 8th February 2015.

? Poster Presentation:
1. Topic: "Identification, speciation and antimicrobial resistance pattern of Enterococci from different clinical samples in a tertiary care hospital in South India."
Venue: MICROCON 2015, JIPMER, Pondicherry.

2. Topic: "Emergence of resistance towards Polymyxin B and Colistin in multidrug resistant gram negative pathogens: A matter of grave concern"
Venue: KC-MICROCON 2016, BMC&RI, Bangalore.

? Publications:
1. Topic: Detection of Carbapenem resistance in extended spectrum beta lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolates in a tertiary care hospital.?Published in: Indian Journal of Microbiology Research?Volume: 2 Issue: 3

2. Topic: Bacterial diversity and antimicrobial resistance in surgical site infections: A challenge to be tackled at the earliest.?Published in: Indian Journal of Microbiology Reseach?Volume:2 Issue:4

personal details

Spouse: Syed Zaheerulla, Senior Software Engineer, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Kentucky, USA.
Sibling: Dr Moizah Najam, Pathologist, Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga, Karnataka.
Brother in law: Dr Abdul Azeem, Radiologist in Govt Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala.
1. Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control, by Medvarsity and Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation
2. Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control, by Medvarsity.
3. Masterclass in Infection Prevention and Control Certificate, by Medvarsity.
1. Karnataka Medical Council- Registered Medical Practitioner, since 2009.
2. Dubai Health Authority- Dataflow verified, Examination passed, waiting for issue of DHA license.