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Job Title: Coordinator-Global Infectious Diseases
Job Number: 39643
Organization: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Posted: 2/5/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: International Health
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Memphis,  TN    USA
Position Description: St. Jude's Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is seeking an enthusiastic and creative team member to fill the role of Global Infectious Diseases Coordinator. The Global ID Coordinator will be responsible for designing, coordinating, implementing, and overseeing projects to ensure the success of Infectious Disease initiatives around the world. Reporting to the Global Infectious Diseases Project Coordinator, this position will act as a liaison to others in the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine, and collaborators in regions and sites within St. Jude Global.

The Global Infectious Diseases Coordinator is responsible for:

- Coordinating and participating in education, training, mentoring, and evaluation of infection care and infection prevention projects at St. Jude Global sites.

- Supervising the implementation of clinical research and/or quality improvement protocols and project-based initiatives.

- Facilitating coordination of site visits and prepares agenda and summary reports from those visits. Monitoring progress and develops and tracks project timelines and deliverables.

- Preparing and presenting summaries, reports and analysis.

- Participating in abstracts, assembling and organizing epidemiological research data while evaluating baseline situations and outcomes of implemented initiatives.

- Conducting standardized auditing and prospective surveillance of infections and their risk factors.

- Conducting infection prevention and care assessments.

- Facilitating communication among different team members at St. Jude and St. Jude Global sites.

- Maintaining and updates relevant data and project records for all activities in the region.

- Managing and updates grant budgets; assisting in development and writing of grant applications and reports.

- Coordinating, attending, and executing meetings, workshops and events.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field is required; Master's degree is preferred

Fluency in Spanish is highly preferred.

Four (4) years of experience in project or program management is required, preferably in health related and resource- limited (low- and middle-income country) settings.

Must have flexibility to travel internationally for on-site facilitation.

Excellent verbal communication skills, writing and editing skills, and PC skills are essential.

Must have demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects/work initiatives.

Organization Description: The mission of St. Jude Global is to improve the survival rates of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases worldwide through the sharing of knowledge, technology and organizational skills. Visit for more info!

The Global Infectious Diseases program aims to: improve quality of health care practices through education and training guided by research, establish and maintain a network of health care providers working in infection care and prevention, and foster and participate in international collaborative research on infectious diseases.

Closing Date: 5/5/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Global Infectious Diseases Program,  Global Infectious Diseases Program
Contact Location:

Memphis   TN  38105
United States
Contact Location:
  Memphis   TN  38105
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: GlobalID@STJUDE.ORG
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply online at https://careers- and search for 39643.

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