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Job Title: Program Manager/Director of Healthcare Collaborative to Prevent Opioid Abuse.
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Organization: Tennessee Department of Health
Posted: 1/22/2018
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Nashville,  TN   
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Position Description: POSITION: The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is seeking applicants for the Director of Healthcare Collaborative to Prevent Opioid Abuse.

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, organized and dedicated individual to help address one of the greatest health crises in our generation. Opioids (including prescription opioids, heroin, and fentanyl) killed more than 42,000 people in 2016 including 1,631 Tennesseans. The epidemic is complex and turning the tide will require a multi-faceted and coordinated approach of prevention, treatment and control. Join the team of healthcare professionals fighting for the healthiest Tennessee!

Our Missions is “To protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.” TDH has facilities in all 95 counties and provides direct services for more than one in five Tennesseans annually as well as indirect services for each citizen in the state including: emergency response to health threats, licensure of health professionals, regulation of health care facilities, and inspection of food service establishments.

The purpose of the Collaborative is to address how healthcare can more effectively and proactively respond to the ongoing epidemic of opioid misuse, abuse, and overdose deaths in Tennessee. The professional practice of those collaborating and the professional organizations represented are much broader than any previous effort, so that the group is broad based and statewide. A Steering Committee currently oversees the Collaborative and is working to establish a nonprofit organization to ensure that significant improvements in patient safety and quality of pain care are achieved statewide.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility of this position is to work with four working groups including diverse health professions to coordinate quality improvement projects through the collaborative to address pain management in the state in the areas of (1) prescriber education, (2) patient education, (3) emergency department pain management, and (4) perioperative pain management. This position will report directly to the Tennessee Department of Health Chief Medical Officer and, after it is formed, the Healthcare Collaborative Board. This individual will be responsible for overall management and general administration of the Collaborative. The Director facilitates the work of the Board meetings, providing periodic reports & recommendations.

SPECIFIC DUTIES: Project Management: - Oversee day-to-day project management of the collaborative by developing workable plans to accomplish objectives, execute plans, oversee staff as appropriate, and measure progress and implementing corrective action when necessary - In collaboration with clinical and administrative leadership throughout the state, facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to improve clinical, service and financial outcomes within an evidenced-based practice framework - Collaborate with the steering committee, teams, and partners on specific project development and execution by scheduling and facilitating meetings and teleconferences, recruiting statewide stakeholder participation; monitoring project timelines, evaluating progress and suggesting improvements Administration: - Maintain all administrative infrastructure and document collaborative proceedings; maintain SharePoint and website content, update calendars, maintain committee and team documentation, and answer all collaborative emails and phone calls - Schedule, facilitate and attend meetings with local, state, and federal governments, non-profit organizations, coalitions, etc., including agenda/curriculums, presentation documents, participant and panelists invitations, meeting notes, identification of action items, and distributing meeting minutes - Coordinate learning session logistics, advertisement, recruitment, agenda, curriculum, facilitation, written materials and evaluation materials Fiscal: - Assist in preparation of an annual budget and assess monthly expenditures. - Assist in writing narratives, work plans and budgets for grants/cooperative agreements applications and associated updates/progress reports when funded Communication: - Assist in writing and disseminating tool kits, protocols, applications, and reports - Formulate press releases & provide opportunities to share collaborative successes with the media; provide support to other statewide collaborates & other groups who may call seeking information about state collaborations; foster partnerships with partner organizations

SALARY: Salary is based on education and experience with a minimum starting rate of $4,769 per month. No relocation assistance is available. The State of Tennessee offers employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc. For more information on this package, visit http://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/benefits. The State of Tennessee is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

HOW TO APPLY: This is an executive service position and will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. David Reagan, Chief Medical Officer in care of:

Kristann Floyd, Executive Administrative Assistant Tennessee Department of Health 5th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243 Kristann.Floyd@tn.gov 615-532-7760

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: -Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Health, Public Health, or Business -A minimum of 5 years professional experience in Health, Public Health, project management, or business -Experience in project management (business, management, budgeting and analysis) -Experience in managing projects in a health-related field -Understanding of the healthcare organizations or health practice in Tennessee -Excellent communication and computer skills -Understanding of 501(c)(3) or non-profit organizations

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED: -Hold a Master’s degree in Education, Health, Public Health or Business -Understanding of the role of Healthcare in the current epidemic of opioid misuse and abuse -Certification in Project Management -Experience leading a 501(c)(3) or non- profit organization -Professional experience in healthcare organizations or health practice in Tennessee -Experience working with grants and contracts

Organization Description: Tennessee Department of Health Our Missions is “To protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.” TDH has facilities in all 95 counties and provides direct services for more than one in five Tennesseans annually as well as indirect services for each citizen in the state including: emergency response to health threats, licensure of health professionals, regulation of health care facilities, and inspection of food service establishments.

Closing Date: 4/22/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kristann Floyd,  Program Manager/Director of Healthcare Collaborative to Prevent Opioid Abuse.
Contact Location: 710 James Robertson Parkway

Nashville   TN  37211
United States
Contact Location: 710 James Robertson Parkway
 
  Nashville   TN  37211
  United States
Contact Phone: 615-532-7760 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: Kristann.Floyd@tn.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: HOW TO APPLY: This is an executive service position and will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. David Reagan, Chief Medical Officer in care of:

Kristann Floyd, Executive Administrative Assistant Tennessee Department of Health 5th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243 Kristann.Floyd@tn.gov 615-532-7760

Additional Information: SALARY: Salary is based on education and experience with a minimum starting rate of $4,769 per month. No relocation assistance is available. The State of Tennessee offers employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc. For more information on this package, visit http://www.tn.gov/hr/topic/benefits. The State of Tennessee is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

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