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Job Title: Senior Epidemiologist
Job Number: 07390
Organization: Virginia Department of Health
Posted: 9/29/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Richmond,  VA    USA
Position Description: The senior-level epidemiologist is responsible for carrying out a broad and moderately complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities in an assigned district or within a statewide program area. Positions in this role coordinate a specific epidemiology program within an area to include interpreting program policies and procedures, providing training, monitoring and reviewing data collection/analysis for accuracy and consistency, and serving as a program consultant. Positions in this role may lead scientific teams and be responsible for performing a full range of coordinating and supportive duties and responsibilities, including coordinating activities with and making disease control recommendations to external partners. Positions in this role work under the limited supervision of a lead epidemiologist, program manager, district health director, nurse manager, or similar position and perform assignments independently, making determinations about scope and direction of program planning, research and investigation, based on agreed upon direction and institutional review board approval, as needed. Typically, the work completed is reviewed to evaluate overall results prior to data dissemination.

The STD Epidemiologist / Surveillance Coordinator is responsible for performing and/or overseeing data collection, management, and analysis duties related to routine and enhanced surveillance activities for the Assessment, Assurance, Policy Development, and Prevention Strategies (AAPPS) grant.

Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of the cause, transmission, treatment, and prevention of communicable disease and other conditions of public health importance; methods of investigating disease cases, clusters, and outbreaks; federal and state laws, regulations, and policies regarding the reporting and control of disease; working knowledge of biostatistics; computer data analysis; and data management techniques.

Demonstrated ability to develop program goals and objectives and to evaluate program effectiveness; establish and maintain effective working relationships; collect, quality assure, analyze, interpret, and present statistical data; and communicate effectively orally and in writing with health care professionals and the general public.

Considerable experience in epidemiology, public health, or a related area.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 12/29/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kathy Oliveri,  Senior Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 109 Governor St

Richmond   VA  23219
United States
Contact Location: 109 Governor St
  Richmond   VA  23219
  United States
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How to Apply: 90162

Additional Information: Applicants needing sponsorship need not apply. A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, must be submitted on-line at for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (VA Code 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

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