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Job Title: Epidemiology Analyst
Job Number:
Organization: Los Angeles County Department of Health
Posted: 12/19/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Los Angeles,  CA    USA
Compensation: $52,664.88 - $69,075.36
Position Description: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program (ACDC), Hepatitis, Antimicrobial Resistance, Influenza, Skilled Nursing Facility (HARIS) Unit is conducting a search for a highly motivated and detail oriented epidemiology analyst. The ACDC Program is responsible for infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigations. The HARIS Unit conducts surveillance for viral hepatitis, waterborne parasitic infections, certain bacterial respiratory diseases, and influenza. The HARIS Unit oversees infectious disease outbreaks identified by surveillance and healthcare-associated infection outbreaks reported by subacute care and skilled nursing facilities.

Essential Job Functions: Assist with using viral hepatitis surveillance data to create registries of persons with chronic hepatitis B and C virus infections. Analyze and prepare reports on routinely collected surveillance data. Design and conduct epidemiologic studies on public health questions of concern. Investigate epidemics or outbreaks of diseases either by field participation or by analysis of pertinent data collected by district personnel, to determine the cause and probable source of such epidemics. Write scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Prepares summaries of epidemiologic studies for presentations in community settings or at professional meetings. Assist with coordinating disease prevention and control efforts among internal and external partners.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications •Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Epidemiology or Biostatistics

Desirable Qualifications •Experience in designing SAS reports which display a variety of complex data analysis results. •Experience in or strong desire to learn complex SAS data processing and optimization skills. •Experience in building, maintaining and deduplicating large live databases using SAS from raw data. •Experience in creating maps and other graphical illustrations of disease incidence. •Experience designing and conducting epidemiologic studies, including data collection, management, and analysis •Professional publications in field of infectious or chronic disease epidemiology.

Organization Description: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) works to protect and improve health and well-being in the largest county in the United States. Los Angeles County is home to over 10 million residents and a travel destination for millions each year.

One of the Department’s top priorities is to advance health equity. Research has increasingly shown that social and economic conditions contribute to approximately 40% of community health and longevity. Public Health is committed to reducing health disparities through collaborations with a wide-range of partners. The Department strives to support policies, practices and programs that lead to healthier environments.

Public Health's mission is to protect health, prevent disease, and promote health and well-being for everyone in Los Angeles County. With 14 Public Health Centers located throughout LA County, the Department provides free and/or low-cost services to those with no insurance or regular health care provider, including immunizations and communicable disease testing and treatment.

Closing Date: 3/19/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Prabhu Gounder,  Epidemiology Analyst
Contact Location: 313 N. Figueroa St
Rm 212
Los Angeles   CA  90012
United States
Contact Location: 313 N. Figueroa St
  Rm 212
  Los Angeles   CA  90012
  United States
Contact Phone: (213) 288-8669 
Contact Fax: (213) 482-4856
Contact Email: pgounder@ph.lacounty.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: Prabhu Gounder Telephone: (213) 288-8669 E-mail: PGounder@ph.lacounty.gov

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