Community Assessment and Evaluation Specialist
|Department||State Department of Health|
|Date Opened||3/13/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/27/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Based on education and experience.|
|Full or Part Time||
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
THIS POSITION CAN BE FILLED AT A LEVEL I or LEVEL II.
OSDH is seeking a full time Epidemiologist II (Working title-Community Assessment and Evaluation Specialist) providing support to the Community Evaluation and Records Support Division. This is a classified position (PIN#34000897) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience. Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions: Physical Demands and Work Environment Preferred Qualifications
This position provides epidemiologic, analytic, and program evaluation support primarily to the county health departments and the programs within Community Health Services. Some of the duties of this position include developing evaluation tools, analyzing programmatic data, querying data, performing data analysis, and interpreting and presenting the results.
The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
•Conduct and coordinate descriptive and analytical studies, program evaluations, and research projects.
•Perform quantitative and qualitative data analyses.
•Query data from various sources, including both internal and publicly available data.
•Develop maps and utilize other tools to best visualize data.
•Prepare health education materials, technical reports, and scientific articles for publication.
•Work with programs and county health department staff to develop evaluation plans, including appropriate sampling, data collection tools, data management and analysis, and dissemination products.
•Provide technical assistance and training on data-related topics.
Work is performed in an office setting with climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to stand, talk, walk, lift, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long periods of sitting and daily computer-based work. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.
Experience working with SAS and/or SQL and ArcGIS.
Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions:
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the surveillance, investigation, and evaluation of communicable or chronic diseases, injuries or conditions, and assists in the planning and implementation of epidemiological programs to prevent and control diseases, injuries, or conditions.
The Epidemiologist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for the leadership of others.
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing a more advanced and complex level of professional work. This may include coordinating surveillance activities, special investigations, descriptive and analytical studies or research projects; preparing technical reports and scientific articles; participating in grant writing; preparing educational materials for public distribution; coordinating workgroups to update data collection tools; and mentoring lower level epidemiological staff and providing training opportunities.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in Epidemiology and one year of experience in a field involving the use of epidemiological research, investigation, and analysis or a doctorate in epidemiology.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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