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Job Title: Epidemiology Program Manager - Tuberculosis Control
Job Number: 42166
Organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
Posted: 10/26/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Phoenix,  AZ    USA
Compensation: $65,000.00 annually
Position Description: The Epidemiology Program Manager is the head of the TB Control program within the Office of Disease Integration and Services. This position is responsible for the management and supervision of the program and assigned personnel, which support the agency mission by monitoring TB and providing technical assistance for surveillance, prevention, and control. The individual in this role serves as principal investigator for the CDC Tuberculosis Elimination and Laboratory cooperative agreement charged with directing TB control activities including technical assistance, education, training and epidemiological support throughout the state. This position may include indirect reports of CDC assignees.

What will I be doing in this job? –Overseeing, managing, and supervising the work of epidemiologists and associated staff conducting health surveillance and investigations –Planning, assigning, scheduling, prioritizing, directing and coordinating the work of assigned epidemiologists, nursing, and support staff –Planning, directing, overseeing, and managing epidemiologic studies and/or urgent outbreak investigations –Leading the development and conduct of epidemiologic studies for program planning –Overseeing the design and use of databases and the design and management of surveillance systems –Developing and evaluating methods of training for health care providers and staff –Developing and providing scientific and clinical advice and technical assistance to communities and outside partners with respect to surveillance and other epidemiologic data and evaluation –Participating in after-hours activities including partner meetings, investigation, outbreak and emergency response as needed –Participating in writing grants and other funding proposals

What does this job require? ?Master's degree with a focus in epidemiology and 2 years' work experience in epidemiology in a public health agency ?Bachelor's degree with coursework in epidemiology, health education, biostatistics, or a related field and at least three years of professional experience in applied public health practice ?Considerable independent judgment and advanced knowledge of applied epidemiology for public health practice ?Knowledge of managerial techniques and personnel policies and procedures ?Contemporary principles and practices of epidemiology ?Principles and practices applicable to the control and prevention of diseases ?Methods, procedures and techniques used in developing, implementing and maintaining disease surveillance and control programs ?Contemporary medical methods and practices used in the control of a variety of diseases ?Program planning and fiscal monitoring practices and procedures ?Skills and abilities in work management and work leadership; oral and written communication; interpersonal relations, as applied to contacts with representatives of other governmental and private organizations, physicians and the public ?Conducting scientific studies and investigations required to identify and isolate various diseases ?Supervision, program planning and administration, contract/budget monitoring, and grant writing ?Public health surveillance, computerized database management, data analysis, program evaluation, literature search, effective verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills ?Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

Qualifications: What preferred qualifications does this job have? –One year of management/supervisory duties –Ideal candidate will have experience using statistical software, working with the different levels of US health care system and public health system, and working with electronic public health surveillance databases.

Organization Description: This position will be located at the Arizona Department of Health Services within the Office of Disease Integration and Services.

Closing Date: 1/26/2019
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Contact Name: Kristen Herrick,  Epidemiology Program Manager - Tuberculosis Control
Contact Location: 150 N. 18th Ave
Suite 110
Phoenix   AZ  85007
United States
Contact Location: 150 N. 18th Ave
  Suite 110
  Phoenix   AZ  85007
  United States
Contact Phone: 602-364-3375 
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