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Surveillance Analyst - OQE - Infection Prevention (Part Time)

Job ID: 7786
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

 Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Surveillance Analyst is responsible for conducting community surveillance and participating in communicable disease and outbreak reporting. This position will help support and expand upon existing data analysis and quality improvement work within the Hospital Epidemiology Department.

Responsibilities:

  1. Performs community surveillance activities. Reviews medical records to determine community infections that meet case definitions. Records information accurately in data base. Forwards required reports to State Health Department. Coordinates submission of lab isolates/samples from hospital to the State Laboratory of Public Health.
  2. Conducts active surveillance of defined diseases and conditions by NC State Health Department. Routinely submits information and case counts through the NC State NCDETECT System.
  3. Participates in public health investigations among hospitalized populations. Serves as liaison between Hospitals and public health agencies for bioterrorism and new and emerging diseases. Assists with health care-associated infection outbreaks and investigations.
  4. Works as liaison with public health departments to ensure implementation of appropriate control measures of diseases of public health concern.
  5. Participates and initiates projects related to prevention of infections in hospital and community settings.
  6. Maintains current knowledge of trends and issues with outcomes measurement/management, healthcare informatic systems, infection control practice and theory.
  7. Prepares statistical analysis and presentations regarding surveillance efforts.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Master's degree in an appropriate discipline.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● None required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires three (3) years of related experience with specialized training in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: OQE - Infection Prevention 

Work Type: Part Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 20.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes



This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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