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Job Title: Epidemiologist 1, 2, or 3
Job Number:
Organization: Southeast Health District
Posted: 1/18/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Waycross,  GA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Assists in the implementation of timely disease intervention strategies to decrease the prevalence of communicable diseases; Performs investigations, data collection and analysis, interpretation, surveillance, and reporting activities; Provides case management services (home visits, clinic referrals, patient education/counseling) to clients with various communicable diseases (primarily sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS); Serves as primary linkage coordinator for the district with the responsibility to complete and submit monthly reports.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in public health or closely related field from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a Master’s degree in Public Health and related experience. Excellent presentation skills. Closely supervised work experience demonstrating competence in conducting public health surveillance, analyzing epidemiologic data, conducting in-depth outbreak investigations, reporting results of analysis of epidemiologic data and implementing disease control measures and strategies. Extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications.

Organization Description: The Southeast Health District is one of 18 public health districts within Georgia. Our mission is to promote and protect the health of people in Southeast Georgia, wherever they live, work and play, uniting with individuals, families and communities to improve and enhance their quality of life.

We have over 300 employees and 16 county health departments. The dedication and dependability of our employees have helped keep this health district in front and leading the way for public health in Georgia.

Our main district office is located in Waycross, GA. Our health departments are located in the counties of Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bulloch, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Evans, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware and Wayne.

Closing Date: 4/18/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Mary Beth Butler,  Epidemiologist 1, 2, or 3
Contact Location: 1101 Church St.

Waycross   GA  31501
United States
Contact Location: 1101 Church St.
 
  Waycross   GA  31501
  United States
Contact Phone: 9123385236 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: marybeth.kennedy@dph.ga.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: YOU MUST APPLY AT www.dph.georgia.gov

In order to successfully apply for a position, the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.

Please use the link below to apply for this position:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/georgiadp h/jobs/1957318/epidemiologist-1-2-or-3/apply

Additional Information: Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

Southeast Health District accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. SEHD will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of SEHD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

SEHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

Applicant selected will be required to provide an “official” college transcript, if applicable. The SEHD may contact education institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc. Drug and Medical Screening may be required. Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation is required.

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