|Date Opened||9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$62,210* - $84,320/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||10/19/2021 11:59:00 PM|
Data Scientist? Statistical (SAS, R) programmer? Quality Assurance Engineer? Health Informatician? Statistician? Each of those roles have skills that are valuable to this Epidemiologist 2 position at the State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH). As a member of the Surveillance Analysis and Reporting (SAR) unit in the Health Statistics and Surveillance section, you will expand your technical, analytic, and epidemiological skills through a variety of applied public health activities and daily mentoring by experienced epidemiologists.
The Health Statistics and Surveillance section (HSS) is responsible for data collection, analysis, and dissemination of a wide range of critical public health data. Within HSS, the Surveillance Analysis and Reporting unit has several primary responsibilities for the agency:
DPH is modernizing its systems and establishing FHIR-based interoperability between the Office of Vital Records, CDC, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and various DPH surveillance systems. This position with the Vital Statistics program has an integral role in programming quality assurance reports for the modern systems to ensure high quality birth and death data are available for surveillance. This position will be part of a team of epidemiologists developing surveillance projects and publications on natality (births) and mortality (deaths) with a focus on identifying health inequities. Recent publications include a DPH Data Brief on COVID-19 mortality in Connecticut during the first 12 months of the pandemic and a 2018 CT Registration Report that evaluates 15-year trends in perinatal risk factors and outcomes, such as low birthweight, prenatal care, and infant mortality.
The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.
Are you interested in joining our team as an Epidemiologist 2? We encourage you to apply today! This position is conveniently located in Hartford, CT. The work schedule for this position is typically Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week. There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule in accordance with State policies.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
This position will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules. In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position. At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
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The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Chelsea Moore at Chelsea.Moore@ct.gov
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The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.