Epidemiologist I – Viral Hepatitis Program



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Position: Epidemiologist I

Contract: 6 month contract with possible extension

Location: Nashville, TN

Education: Must have Masters in Public Health

Job description:

  • Provide standards training, technical assistance, and oversight for viral hepatitis surveillance investigations, case follow-up, and data management for internal and external staff as requested.
  • Conduct data processing and data reconciliation activities related to Viral Hepatitis as requested.
  • Send newly reported chronic hepatitis C (under 40) aggregate case counts by the county to the Office of Informatics and Analytics for inclusion in the overdose monitoring data briefs monthly.
  • Conduct statewide centralized notification process for chronic hepatitis C weekly for central office and field staff.
  • Provide oversight of the data entry team and draft weekly threshold reports for each team member.
  • Assist with development of 2020 Viral Hepatitis Epidemiologic Profile.
  • Validate the hepatitis C virus care continuum by requesting medical records to determine if the client was successfully treated or reinfected.
  • Participate in all VH staff meetings (routine or ad hoc).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Main responsibilities:

  • Overseeing data entry team
  • Data cleaning/processing
  • QA reports
  • Approving notifications
  • Helping create Epi profile
  • Looking to hire a data processing manager – would help train this person
  • Requesting medical records

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