ltcf task force supervisor covid 19 epidemiologist resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Communicable disease epidemiologist, infection preventionist and medical provider highly experienced in respiratory communicable disease outbreak management, disease surveillance, reporting, case/cluster/outbreak investigation, epidemiology, infection prevention and disease response with data-driven approaches. Adept at infectious disease data surveillance, CEDRS/data interpretation, multi-disciplinary report writing, presentation of findings to a variety of local, state and key stakeholders, communicating and responding to questions from healthcare providers, executive leadership, cross-departmental audiences. Proven effectiveness in collaboration, cooperative relationships, public speaking, presentation, leading teams and public health initiatives in epidemiology, statistical data review and regulatory analysis. Natural leadership talent with supervisory experience and dedication to a compassionate, professional, motivational approach.

  • COVID-19 infection prevention, risk assessment, outbreak management subject matter expert
  • COVID-19 communicable disease outbreak team supervisor for largest public health department in Colorado
  • CDC infection prevention guidance expert for healthcare staff
  • Respiratory communicable disease surveillance and analysis technical expertise
  • RESP-NET, CDC COVID Data Tracker, COVID-NET surveillance
  • Communicable respiratory disease database maintenance
  • Respiratory disease infection prevention mitigation
  • Respiratory disease determination, consultation, lab interpretation, treatment recommendation
  • Clinical, surgical, hospital, outpatient provider
  • Report writing
  • Processes and procedures technical expert
  • Local health department program, division and department leadership
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Compassionate leader
  • Effective relationship builder
  • Proactive learner
  • Passionate teacher
  • Team motivator
  • Positive thinker
  • Creative problem-solver
Education and Training
APIC Washington DC, Expected in 2023 Association for Professionals in Infection Control And Epidemiology : APIC Epidemiology 101 And 102 Certification - GPA :
NACCHO/APIC/CDC , Expected in 2023 : TeleICAR Certification for LTCF IPC Assessment - GPA :
CDC Project Firstline , Expected in 2023 : ACPH Project Firstline Ambassador - GPA :
  • LPHA Focus Group for infection prevention
Regional Institute For Health Leadership University Of Denver, Expected in 06/2021 : The Emotionally Effective Leader - GPA :
California College of Podiatric Medicine San Francisco, CA, Expected in 1997 DPM - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine : - GPA :
  • 4.0 Cumulative GPA; #3 of 106
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT, Expected in Bachelor of Science : Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Medicine - GPA :
Journal of Podiatric Medicine Journal Of Podiatric Dermatolory, Expected in : Publications - GPA :
Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association Retrospective Review of Endo Plantar Fasciotomy, Expected in : Publications - GPA :
  • ICS 100 - Intro to Incident Command System
  • ICS 700 - Intro to National Incident Management System
Canon City Schools - COVID-19 Epidemiology and Outbreak Supervisor
Canon City, CO, 01/2023 - Current
  • Division subject matter expert for COVID-19 outbreaks in healthcare settings, residential care facilities, risk-assessment, data surveillance and interpretation, infection prevention.
  • Three-year supervisor of multiple teams including COVID-19 outbreak team, treatment and testing team and case investigation team.
  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control-Assessment Training for enhanced IPC assessment for LTCFs.
  • Project Firstline Ambassador for ACPH.
  • Engage in high-level communications with healthcare providers, medical epidemiologists, infection preventionists, facility executive directors, corporate leadership.
  • Conduct active surveillance for COVID-19 confirmed, probable and suspect cases.
  • Investigate single cases, clusters and outbreaks at healthcare settings.
  • Maintain internal and external databases to track reported cases, complete record reviews, assure data are reported into a central database.
  • Analyze and summarize surveillance data, write reports, provide divisional epidemiology updates, outbreak data interpretation, county metrics for respiratory disease transmission and communicable disease mitigation decisions.
  • Participate in active surveillance for the Colorado Emerging Infections Program (EIP) Viral Respiratory Hospitalization Network (RESP-NET) Program, COVID-NET, CEDRS and CDC COVID Data Tracker.
  • Design and pull reports in CEDRS, Dr. Justina for outbreak outreach, surveillance and disease mitigation.
  • Frequent presenter, project coordinator, workgroup participant across teams.
  • Regular participant of CDPHE/LPHA Epi Calls, CDPHE/LTCF Update calls, HHS COVID-19 Therapeutics webinars, CDC STLT Update calls, MDPH workgroups, ECHO webinars for providers.
  • Active planning, seeking, securing new partnerships, affiliations and communicable respiratory disease collaboration with LPHAs, CDPHE, CDC projects.

Centennial Foot And Ankle Specialists - COVID-19 Outbreak Supervisor
City, STATE, 07/2020 - 12/2022
  • Supervise team of 7-9 COVID-19 epidemiologists to investigate long-term care facility, outpatient medical, dental, EMS and hospital, schools, business and community COVID-19 outbreaks.
  • Provide infection control recommendations to facilities, manage weekly outbreak line lists, process outbreak data for submission to CDPHE, monitor LTCF testing, guidance support, interpretation and compliance.
  • Classify COVID-19 cases (confirmed, suspect, probable) weekly and process initial and final line lists, outbreak forms for initial outbreak and final outbreak resolution for LTCFs, medical/dental/EMS outbreaks.
  • Submit outbreak data in CEDRS for each case at outbreak resolution.
  • Provide weekly Sit Rep data reports to COVID-19 Epidemiology Program Manager.
  • Act at liaison with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Epidemiology team, Hospital Acquired Infection Team and Health Facilities.
  • Maintain daily Task Force team meeting notes with CDPHE, CDC, CMS, Health Facilities guidance updates; moderate daily team meetings.
  • Participate in IP consult calls with CDPHE, LTCF facility EDs/DONs/corporate personnel; provide real-time recommendations.
  • Write, update, maintain LTCF Task Force training protocol, SOPs; provide quality assurance input and training to current and new team members.
  • Manage LTCF Task Force workflow, facility assignments, outbreak numbers, team coverage.
  • Uphold requirements for data collection, reporting and quality control for duration of investigations.
  • Manage hospital COVID-19 cases, clusters and outbreaks.
  • Attend CDPHE/LPHA bi-weekly calls, CDPHE/LTC bi-monthly calls; update TCHD ITF weekly for LTCF Task Force numbers, news, data.
Physician's Ally - COVID-19 Treatment Team Supervisor
City, STATE, 03/2022 - 12/2022
  • Built and wrote standard operating processes for COVID-19 treatment program for Tri-County Health Department
  • Created test to treat clinic partnerships, telehealth referral sources, client support for primary provider outreach, in person services for evaluation, assessment for COVID treatment
  • Collaborated with CDPHE Medical Guidance team regularly to expand treatment support in residential care facilities.
  • Built case referral and follow-up investigation database.
Cherry Creek School District - Podiatrist - Foot and Ankle Surgeon
City, STATE, 07/1997 - 07/2002
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Member, Colorado Podiatric Medical Association
  • Evaluated patients, diagnosed forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, ankle and lower extremity orthopedic, soft tissue conditions and provided appropriate recommendations for treatment.
  • Operated on patients in outpatient surgical centers and inpatient hospital operating rooms throughout Denver metro area using minimally invasive and open surgical techniques to treat fractures, arthroplasty, ligament reconstructions, diabetic foot amputations, wound debridement, joint replacement.
  • Advised and assisted medical students, trainees and residents to promote competency; provided consultation and surgical assistance to other surgeons
  • Led orthopedic surgical teaching rounds to provide medical team members with details about challenging cases.
  • Collaborated with anesthetists and nurses before, during and after surgical procedures for comprehensive care.
  • Analyzed patient medical histories, records, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to formulate treatment plan.
  • Authored and published studies in Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association.
Company Name - Account Executive - Medical Contract Negotiations
City, State, 02/2017 - 08/2017
  • Negotiated against insurance companies for better contracted physician reimbursement rates for private physician practices, small group medical practices, ambulatory surgical centers and short-term contract negotiations for podiatric physician practices.
  • Evaluated practice CPT coding, frequency, allowables, Medicare and private insurance reimbursement rates.
  • Drove new business development and client acquisition through cold calling, lead generation and personalized service.
Company Name - Health Technician
City, State, 12/2018 - 05/2020
  • Provided health, wellness and medical care to K-5 students.
  • Monitored, reported, documented communicable diseases such as influenza, strep, norovirus.
  • Maintained, updated, summarized school-wide immunization records in CIIS and district health record portal.
  • Coordinated with district and school administration, staff, faculty regarding student health safety.
  • Maintained HIPAA and FERPA confidentiality.

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School Attended

  • APIC
  • CDC Project Firstline
  • Regional Institute For Health Leadership
  • California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • University of Utah
  • Journal of Podiatric Medicine
  • Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association

Job Titles Held:

  • COVID-19 Epidemiology and Outbreak Supervisor
  • COVID-19 Outbreak Supervisor
  • COVID-19 Treatment Team Supervisor
  • Podiatrist - Foot and Ankle Surgeon
  • Account Executive - Medical Contract Negotiations
  • Health Technician


  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control And Epidemiology
  • DPM - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science

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