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Epidemiologist

Recruitment #190912-UNCX-376

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking full time Program Grant Consultant (Epidemiologist II) providing support to Oklahoma Health Department. This is an unclassified position, PIN #34003467 located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in state government, with Family Support and Preventive Services. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $52,215.28 based on education and experience.

Position Description
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Conduct cross-system evaluation for the Federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant and state-funded home visiting programs aimed at improving parent and child health, child development, family safety, and the economic well-being of Oklahoma children and families.

Duties Include:
* Create and update evaluation tools and surveillance systems. Design statistical survey tools to collect valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data used to improve program performance. Evaluate variables that measure public health conditions.
* Analyze program service, population, and demographic data to determine program needs as well as evaluate the performance of program activities. Evaluate the validity and comparability of data. Identify and rectify data gaps. Determine community specific trends from quantitative and qualitative data (trend analysis). Use information technology to collect, store, and retrieve data. Manage, manipulate, and analyze program databases using SAS, SQL, SPSS, and Excel. Maintain a thorough technical knowledge of automated reporting systems in order to correctly analyze programmatic data.
* Interpret and report qualitative and quantitative data using strong writing skills in order to describe the characteristics of population-based health problems as well as show successes in programs. Prepare technical reports, articles, presentations, and summaries of assessment and evaluation findings for use by professionals and lay audiences. Integrate findings from analysis into program operations.
* Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure effectiveness of program activities as well as create buy-in. Work in partnership with federal granting agencies (SAMHSA, HHS, and ACF) as well as the CFHS Epidemiology service area. Participate in intra- and interagency committees and task forces. Incorporate stakeholder and community input into the development of program activities.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of epidemiological methods, of statistical analysis, biometry, and demography; of epidemiological or statistical software; of social and economic conditions; and of current epidemiological developments and techniques.  Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to meet with the public and conduct public information programs; to write technical and non-technical information material; and to use a personal computer and applicable software.

Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Public health (Biostatistics/Epidemiology), analytics, informatics, or related Master’s level degree OR A bachelor’s degree in business administration, political science, social science, public administration, or a field of study with course work in statistical research methods and data analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience performing data analysis and statistical research, OR a Master's degree in any field and two years' experience in technical, statistical, and/or research work involving a registry system. Experience with qualitative and quantitative analysis, program evaluation, focus groups preferred.

 

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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Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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