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Job Title: Director, Public Health Surveillance Systems and Informatics Program
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Organization: Tennessee Department of Health
Posted: 10/29/2018
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Nashville,  TN    USA
Position Description: This person will oversee the Surveillance Systems and Informatics (SSI) program within the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) Division of Communicable and Environmental Diseases and Emergency Preparedness (CEDEP). This program provides support for informatics and data management systems to a variety of programs in CEDEP. Activities include overseeing interoperability of data management systems, data transport, electronic laboratory and case reporting, and implementation and maintenance of public health surveillance systems. This person will have extensive interactions with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), healthcare institutions, and state and local partners.

This person will work with other CEDEP programs to support the informatics and surveillance system components of CDC grant applications and management. They will supervise a team of public health epidemiologists, and work closely with the TDH Office of Informatics and Analytics. There will be extensive opportunities to teach and mentor health department staff and trainees.

Qualifications: MPH or higher in Epidemiology of Informatics, with at least 5 years of experience in public health, and personnel management experience.

Organization Description: Within the Tennessee Department of Health, the CEDEP Division includes programs in Immunizations, TB, HIV/STD/Hepatitis, Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, Environmental Health, Foodborne and Vectorborne Diseases, Outbreak Investigations, and Emergency Preparedness. We have a large and enthusiastic staff, with extensive professional support and a pleasant working environment. Nashville is a burgeoning and vibrant city.

Closing Date: 1/29/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Donna Teasley,  Director, Public Health Surveillance Systems and Informatics Program
Contact Location: 5th Fl., AJT
710 James Robertson Pkwy.
Nashville   TN  37243
Contact Location: 5th Fl., AJT
  710 James Robertson Pkwy.
  Nashville   TN  37243
Contact Phone: (615) 741-0304 
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Send cover letter and CV to Ms. Teasley

Additional Information: The Tennessee Department of Health is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university. A transcript evaluation is required for degrees earned outside of the United States.

Web Site Delete Date: 1/29/2019