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Organization: TN Department of Health
Posted: 6/16/2022
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Nashville,  TN   
Position Description: The Division of Family Health and Wellness oversees the Department's initiatives related to Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee. This position is housed within the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Section and will work closely with the Children's Special Services Director, the TennCare Bureau, the Evidence Based Home Visit Project Director, the Call Center Manager, the CHANT Epidemiologist, and the Regional/Metro and County CHANT staff. This position will have primary oversight of CHANT operations by applying proactive interventions through direct engagement and navigation utilizing a multi-discipline team model. This position will serve as the statewide coordinator for CHANT, which includes serving as a liaison between regional and metro health department CHANT leads, other State child-serving agencies and central office programs.

• Expand the Department's outreach, screening, assessment, and navigation of services for at risk families by addressing social determinants of health and streamlining program operations via the CHANT model in local health departments. " • Monitor CHANT outcomes and opportunities for continuous quality improvement through data collection, analysis, and reporting. • Coordinate CHANT efforts within regional, metro, and local l health departments. • Provide technical assistance to counties and regions on specific CHANT goals, objectives, and outcomes. • Host statewide quarterly calls for CHANT staff and CHANT Advisory Committee. • Prepare and execute annual training plan for CHANT staff. • Collaborate and partner with the Children's Special Services Director, CHANT Epidemiologist and CHANT Lead staff across the state to implement and improve guidelines, training, and data collection system for integrated care coordination. • Oversee overall CHANT operation. This involves supervision of program staff developing Individual Performance Plans, managing the Performance Evaluation process, and approving time and labor in Edison, as well as providing performance coaching to assigned employees. • Develop annual strategic plan including goals and objectives, assisting in development, and management of contracts.

Qualifications: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks. • Excellent skills and ability in planning, budgeting, and personnel management. • Must value cultural differences, work independently, and motivate others.

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or related degree fields; and experience equivalent to substantial five or more years of full-time increasingly responsible professional health program work including, at least, two years of full-time supervisory work. Other graduate coursework and years of qualifying professional experience will be considered on a year-to-year basis. OR Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of successful, extensive program management leadership with a large, statewide initiative.

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Closing Date: 9/16/2022
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Contact Name: Lacey Houston,  PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM DIRECTOR 3
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