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Epidemiologist II

Recruitment #180607-X27B-I01

Introduction

JFD:  Epidemiologist II
Location: Acute Disease Services
PIN #: 34002392

Salary:
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,969.82.

Description:
This position will utilize epidemiologic methods to control communicable diseases through: surveillance for infectious diseases; investigation of disease outbreaks; analysis of data to plan, implement and evaluate disease prevention and control measures; dissemination of pertinent information; education of healthcare professionals and the public; and bioterrorism preparedness.

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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.

Level II:    
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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:  
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.

NOTES

NOTES/REQUIREMENTS:

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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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

 



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