Skip to Main Content

Epidemiologist

Medical Recruiting Strategies Indianapolis, IN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Purpose of Position/Summary: The COVID-19 Epidemiologist serves in the Epidemiology Resource Center (ERC) at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). 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 investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities. The scope of this position includes, but is not limited to: investigation and surveillance of COVID-19, assistance in surveillance, response and guidance to other program areas outside of the ERC.

 

Duties/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 epidemiologic consultation and technical assistance to local health departments, health care providers, veterinarians, and the general public with respect to infectious diseases or other assigned projects within ISDH;•Demonstrate and communicate subject matter knowledge of the epidemiology and biology of all infectious diseases; •Conduct routine epidemiologic surveillance for infectious diseases;•Assist in the development of program logic models and quality improvement projects•Lead or coordinate epidemiologic investigations of individual cases and/or outbreaks of infectious diseases or other projects within ISDH; •Design and conduct applied epidemiologic studies of infectious diseases and other studies with the agency; •Use leadership and systems thinking in epidemiologic planning and policy development•Prepare and disseminate written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external partners;•Conduct educational presentations and/or trainings for a variety of audiences, including local health departments, health care providers, veterinarians, and the general public;•Participate in writing grants and other funding proposals;•Serve as an agency spokesperson at the invitation and direction of the ISDH Office of Public Affairs;•Evaluate the impact of legislation or policy proposals at the invitation and direction of the ISDH Director of Legislative Affairs;•Incumbent is on-call 24/7/365; •Serve as a backup to other infectious disease epidemiologists;•Perform related duties as assigned.Job Requirements: •Education:oA master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., public health, biological sciences, or social sciences) and ≥ 2 years’ relevant public health experience, ORoA doctoral-level degree in epidemiology or another relevant field, ORoA graduate or professional degree in a health-related field (e.g., RN, MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, Ph.D., RS) with specific epidemiology training (e.g., MPH degree, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service, or CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship), OR a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and ≥ 4 years of relevant public health experience.•Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of the epidemiology and biology of infectious diseases;knowledge of state laws and regulations as well as federal public health guidance documents pertaining to infectious diseases; skill in the identification of public health problems pertinent to Indiana residents;skill in conducting epidemiologic surveillance activities, including selection and use of appropriate field methods as well as use and evaluation of public health surveillance systems;skill in conducting public health investigations of individual cases and/or outbreaks of infectious diseases; skill in designing descriptive and analytical epidemiologic investigations, including hypothesis generation;skill in managing large datasets, performing complex data analyses, and identifying key findings

Medical Recruiting Strategies

Address

Indianapolis, IN
USA
View all jobs at Medical Recruiting Strategies