The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program at the Metro Public Health Department of Nashville and Davidson County (MPHD) is looking for a self-starting and highly motivated individual to join the team as the Regional Hospital Coordinator.
If you have any questions about this position please contact MPHD HR at (615)-340-5640.
Represents MPHD as a principal partner in the Highland Rim Healthcare Coalition (HRHC).
Acts as liaison between HRHC and state and local Offices of Emergency Management in the event of a disaster.
Networks with area healthcare organizations including hospitals, long-term care facilities, dialysis providers etc. to address emergency preparedness needs in the local healthcare community.
Facilitates routine meetings with healthcare partners by preparing meeting agendas, recording minutes and maintaining attendance records.
Regularly gathers input from healthcare partners to identify and address gaps in regional and local healthcare systems' disaster preparedness efforts.
Ensures federal/state grant requirements are met and that grant deliverables are achieved.
Assesses and makes purchasing recommendations in support of HRHC.
Attends meetings, workshops, trainings, and conferences as needed.
Supports the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program at MPHD.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited (4) four-year college or university and one (1) year of responsible, full-time employment in public administration, business administration, public health administration, public health sanitation, public health nursing, public health education, or other appropriate field
One (1) year of graduate study in public health administration, public administration, or health education may be substituted for one (1) year of experience
A minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in the areas of public health administration, public administration, public health sanitation, or business administration, of which at least one (1) year within the past three (3) years must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity.
MPHD seeks to be a socially and culturally responsive organization that acknowledges and addresses historical and current inequities in our public health promotion and practice. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work with multicultural communities.
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply, however at the present time MPHD is not sponsoring individuals through any of the US Government's employment-based immigration programs.
Valid driver's license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.
Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of Federal and State Grant Management processes.
Knowledge of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Emergency Preparedness Rules.
Knowledge of local and regional healthcare infrastructure.
Knowledge of departmental rules, policies, and procedures.
Ability to develop agendas and lead meetings with key stakeholders.
Skill in routine problem determination and resolution.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.