Grant funded by the Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS ASPR), the Southern Regional Disaster Response System (SRDRS) and the Emory Regional Emerging Special Pathogens Treatment Center (RESPTC) have complementary goals to address healthcare systems preparedness in HHS Region4.
The SRDRS mission is to complement existing preparedness and response frameworks and by integrating health care systems’ clinical and operational expertise into existing preparedness and response structures at the local, state, and regional levels across HHS Region 4.
- Consults with management and staff to design, develop and maintain a website.
- Develops, writes and edits various communications materials including correspondence, newsletters, brochures and articles.
- Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information.
- Maintains required record-keeping and documentation.
- May train staff in the use of communications technology.
- May utilize various aspects of social media to accomplish work objectives.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
- Broadly, the SRDRS aims to:
- 1. Augment horizontal and vertical integration of key stakeholders by championing public-private partnerships and aligning preparedness and response plans, policies, and procedures,
- 2. Improve bidirectional communication and situational awareness of the medical needs and issues of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) response between health care organizations and government partners, and
- 3. Facilitate greater access to highly specialized clinical expertise and capabilities to improve medical surge capacity.
- The National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) – a consortium of three teaching hospitals that successfully treated patients with Ebola in 2014 – implemented a nationwide plan to care for patients in future pandemics.
- NETEC has established a National Special Pathogen System (NSPS) of Care to help create a coordinated and standardized model of care across the country.
- The work builds on the expertise NETEC hospitals developed treating Ebola.
- Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) are hospitals with enhanced capability and capacity to care for highly infectious diseases, such as Ebola or COVID-19, and serve as regional hubs for the National Special Pathogen System (NSPS).
- These hospitals, such as the Emory University Hospital at Clifton, are continuously ready and available to care for a special pathogen patient medically evacuated from overseas or diagnosed within the United States.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.