Medical Recruiting Strategies Indianapolis, IN
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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.
•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