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COVID-19 Data Analyst (72828)

Alpha Rae Personnel Indianapolis ,IN
  • Posted: July 09, 2020
  • Full-Time
Overview

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:45pm

 

The purpose of this position is to minimize morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19 among Indiana residents by conducting a broad and complex range of informatics and analytical activities as part of the NBS/Surveillance team. The scope of this position includes, but is not limited to: surveillance of COVID-19, assistance in surveillance, response and guidance to other program areas outside of the ERC. 

Responsibilities
  • Manage and analyze infectious disease data collected through routine surveillance, public health investigations, and applied epidemiologic studies;
  • Manage and analyze data collected through routine for other ISDH divisions as necessary;
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance to ISDH epidemiologists, local health departments, and the general public with respect to infectious diseases or other assigned projects within ISDH;
  • Work directly with programmer and developer staff on making system improvements;
  • Assist ISDH epidemiologist in conducting data analysis;
  • Assist in the development of program logic models and quality improvement projects
  • Prepare and disseminate written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external partners;
  • Participate in writing grants and other funding proposals;
  • Serve as a backup to other data analysts;
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Education:
    • A masters degree in a relevant field (e.g., public health, biological sciences, statistics, etc.) and 2 years relevant experience, OR
    • A doctoral-level degree in epidemiology or other relevant field, OR
    • A graduate or professional degree in a health-related field (e.g., RN, MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, PhD, RS) with specific epidemiology training (e.g., MPH degree, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service, or CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship), OR
    • A bachelors degree in a relevant field and 4 years of relevant public health experience.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Expertise in software or languages use to manipulate and analyze data, including SQL and either Python or R
  • Experience analyzing datasets and querying databases
  • Cursory experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of machine learning concepts and tools
  • Knowledge of state laws and regulations as well as federal public health guidance documents pertaining to infectious diseases
  • Skill in identification of public health problems pertinent to Indiana residents
  • Skill in managing large complex datasets, data cleaning, and conducting common and descriptive and statistical analyses
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and organization
  • Able to communicate effectively with a variety of team members including epidemiologists, public health staff, developers/programmers, and other project personnel.

Alpha Rae Personnel

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Indianapolis, IN
46262 USA

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