Nashville:Tennessee-Regional Medical Director for Tennessee Department of Health

Mid Cumberland Regional Medical Director Position

Join the Tennessee Department of Health in improving the health of Tennesseans. The Medical Director for the Mid-Cumberland Region will provide clinical care guidance and administrative direction to the county health departments within the region.

  • The Mid-Cumberland Region includes 12 counties surrounding Davidson County with 18 Health Department sites
  • Provide oversight of all nursing program areas within the region
  • Provide professional leadership to all staff
  • Lead quality improvement initiatives

Interested applicants should visit tn.gov/careers and submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Sanjana Stamm, Mid-Cumberland Regional Director at [email protected]

JOB OVERVIEW

The Regional Medical Director will provide clinical care guidance and administrative direction to the county health departments within the region. He/She will lead quality improvement initiatives; direct and supervise clinicians providing care in Women’s Health, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Tuberculosis, Communicable Disease and Emergency Preparedness sections; and coordinate primary care services. The incumbent will oversee all nursing program areas including Family Planning, Immunizations, Sexually Transmitted Disease treatment, Tennessee Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, Quality Assurance, and other Family Health and Wellness services such as Women, Infants, and Children program, and the Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee program.

The Regional Medical Director will respond to communicable and infectious disease reports and provide oversight for the treatment of specific diseases and prevention services. The incumbent will ensure the Child Fatality Review process is conducted as mandated by legislation and oversee the region’s participation in the Professional Standards Board. He/She will provide or delegate on call services at all times.

The Regional Medical Director will be on the regional team responsible for appropriately running the Federally Qualified Health Center in Stewart County and respond to federal information requests and/or audit findings.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience leading clinical teams in quality and process improvement initiatives. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with the community as a public health officer. A Masters in Public Health or similar degree or an understanding of communicable diseases and public health mitigation and prevention.

To Apply

Complete the application process through tn.gov/careers. This is an executive service position and will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Sanjana Stamm, Mid-Cumberland Regional Director, at [email protected] or to Sanjana Stamm, Mid-Cumberland Regional Office

Tennessee Department of Health, 710 Hart Lane, Nashville, TN 37243.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

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