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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Director - Prevention Epicenter of Emory and Collaborating Healthcare Facilities (PEACH II) in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Prevention Epicenter of Emory and Collaborating Healthcare Facilities (PEACH II) is a 5-year program addressing healthcare-associated infections caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) across the healthcare delivery spectrum. PEACH II includes a portfolio research that can influence or change standard practices and fill gaps in current infection prevention guidance. PEACH II includes 4 core research projects with a 4-5-year timeline, and 3 multi-site collaborative projects with a 4-5 year timeline. Projects advance transdisciplinary research incorporating human factors engineering, microbiome and environmental ecology, and bioinformatics. Activities will occur in the largest healthcare system in metropolitan Atlanta, GA (pop. 5 million), utilize Emory’s Clinical Data Warehouse as well as established research ties to a multi-state network of nursing homes, long-standing research collaborations with other Prevention Epicenters, Georgia Emerging Infections Program and Georgia Department of Health. The Associate Director reports to principal investigators of Emory’s Prevention Epicenter Program; duties include:

  • Exercises considerable latitude and independent judgment in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the core research projects.

  • Serves as a consultant and provides technical expertise in guidelines, and procedures to collect required data.

  • Provides technical support by evaluating established processes, conducting training, attending operational meetings and networking with affiliated groups.

  • Monitors progress of research projects toward achieving established objectives and deadlines.

  • Participates in planning, administering, and monitoring program related budgets.

  • Oversees or assists in developing operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.

  • Ensures required records and documentation are maintained.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs the strategic planning, development, and implementation of program.

  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.

  • Represents the program in various national and international fora.

  • Conducts research, designs new initiatives, writes publishable articles and papers, collaborates with others, and designs programs.

  • May supervise staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and five years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

  • Master's degree preferred.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 73845

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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