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    Summary

    Serves as a project representative for a program responsible for preventing the importation and spread of communicable diseases.

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    Responsibilities

    • Assist in planning and implementing a program for preventing the importation of communicable diseases from abroad and spread of these diseases domestically.
    • Monitor disease trends and consults with senior leaders to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to prevent the introduction/spread of communicable diseases by travelers, etiologic agents or vectors.
    • Provide technical assistance, consultation and guidance to national, state and/or local agencies; health organizations; federal, state and local law enforcement agencies; airport and seaport activities; hospital networks, and other private entities.
    • Ensure appropriate communication networks, planning documents and emergency response protocols are in place, tested and regularly updated.
    • Develop and present training to various governmental agencies and local partners on emergency response protocols, communicable diseases and quarantine activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 10% domestic for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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