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Job Title: Vaccine-Preventable Disease Epidemiologist 1
Job Number: 080118-169437
Organization: Tennessee Department of Health
Posted: 8/1/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Nashville,  TN    USA
Compensation: Minimum $4,973/month ($59,676/yr)
Position Description: This epidemiologist 1 reports to the senior vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) epidemiologist in the Tennessee Immunization Program. This epidemiologist has primary responsibility for mumps, varicella, meningococcal disease and acute flaccid myelitis surveillance and case reporting to CDC. The epi 1 serves as the back up and support to the senior VPD epidemiologist in influenza and other VPD surveillance and reporting. The epi 1 coordinates on VPD investigation and response with local public health disease investigators, laboratory personnel, healthcare providers, other state public health agencies and the CDC. The epi 1 evaluates case report data quality and works with local public health staff to improve the quality and completeness of case reports. They play significant roles in the response to large VPD outbreaks, including the design of outbreak databases in REDCap. They should be able to use SAS and other data reporting and analysis systems.

Qualifications: Master of Public Health degree. Experience or training in infectious disease epidemiology desirable.

Organization Description: See Tennessee Department of Health Employment Opportunities main page: opportunities.html

Closing Date: 10/27/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kelly Moore,  Vaccine-Preventable Disease Epidemiologist 1
Contact Location: 3rd Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville   TN  37243
United States
Contact Location: 3rd Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
  710 James Robertson Parkway
  Nashville   TN  37243
  United States
Contact Phone: 615-741-7247 
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Submit a State of Tennessee Application for job number 080118-169437. This job will be posted on the state website August 1-14. Only applications submitted through the official channel can be considered.

Additional Information: Contact Cassie Jones, VPD senior epidemiologist, with questions.

Web Site Delete Date: 9/1/2018