Seeking a position with a growing company where my training as a Disease Intervention Specialist, education and experiences can be put to good use.
Organized and led weekly group support sessions serving more than 30 at-risk teens.
Supervised and directed the work of 5 staff members and 3 volunteers.
Educated clients about treatment options and answered related questions.Attended ten information sessions and seminars each year to increase knowledge of public health issues.
•Knowledge of laboratory techniques used to evaluate specimens for communicable diseases, of appropriate techniques to collect, preserve, and transport specimens, and of how to interpret test results
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state and local health departments, physicians, local officials, community groups and the public.
•Inform patients of positive results and begin appropriate treatment protocols
•Dispense medications for specific communicable disease
•Counsel patients one-on-one about methods of transmission/prevention of communicable diseases
•Encourage the adoption of risk reduction behaviors to prevent/reduce the incidence of transmission
•Field visits to locate partners/personal contacts of infected individuals through investigative process to arrange physical examination, diagnosis, and medical treatment, as necessary.
Traveled locally and regionally to conferences, workshops and presentations.
Created a comprehensive set of guidelines to measure program and policy effectiveness.
Tested clients for [Condition] and referred them to other community resources.Identified and analyzed public health data to develop relevant programs and policies.Trained [Number] staff members at key national partner organizations.
Capella University 2014 MPH
Troy University 2004 BS-Social Work
Laboratory, Short-term Disability, Std, Progress, Clients,Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel)
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