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Job Title: Epidemiologist III (Mid-career Epidemiologist, Population Health)
Job Number: 18-00851
Organization: Fairfax County Government
Posted: 4/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Fairfax,  VA   
Position Description: The Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) is recruiting a mid-career epidemiologist to adva advance planning and implementation of popu population health activities in an expanding Divi Division of Epidemiology & Population Heal Health. As the division includes both comm communicable disease and population health foci foci, there will be opportunities to cont contribute across the spectrum of public heal health challenges.

The successful candidate will undertake the fo following key activities to advance po population health •Contribute to development of the population health scope-of-work for FCHD, informed by t the Fairfax County Community Health I Improvement Plan, data on health burden and d disparities, emerging threats, and a availability of resources. The plan will b build on ongoing work related to opioids and t to obesity, nutrition and physical activity. •Conduct surveillance for and monitor the h health status, outcomes and disparities a among the Fairfax County population; i implement complex epidemiological i investigations of chronic disease in the c community to inform public health action; i incorporate analysis of the social d determinants of health and underlying causes f for health behaviors and outcomes and d disseminate results in reports, p presentations and publications. •Provide technical expertise and/or lead in t the design, implementation and evaluation of i interventions to improve population health o outcomes using evaluation results and q quality improvement methods to enhance p program effectiveness. •Develop and implement research on p population health, presenting and publishing r results. •Collaborate with other programs within FCHD i including the Division of Community Health D Development, the Division of Health Services a and the Health In All Policies Coordinator, w with other Fairfax County agencies and with c community organizations to strengthen d disease prevention, analyze policies and r reduce health disparities •Supervise and support Population Health Epidemiology Section professional staff. Fairfax County is the largest health jurisdiction in Virginia and in the National Capital Region including about 1.2 million people; the population is demographically diverse with 30% being foreign born. FCHD's location allows for the development of partnerships with leaders in public health fields at Federal agencies, universities, and non-profits across the National Capital R Region.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in epidemiology doctorate degree (PhD) plus two years of experience in epidemiology-related work, or master's degree in Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science (MS) with graduate work in epidemiology and/or biostatistics plus five years of experience in epidemiology-related work.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Considerable background in population based epidemiology epidemiology of chronic disease and population he population health. Experience in community based program based programs and program management. Supervisory e Supervisory experience. Clear and concise oral and writ oral and written communication skills.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required t required to complete a criminal background check, an check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) chec (OIG) check, a check of the Child Protective Services R Services Registry, and a driving record check to t check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job is generally sedentary in nature, however however, job entails walking, standing, sitting sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. V feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a co on a computer monitor; ability to drive a vehicle vehicle. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboar keyboard driven equipment and computer. Positio Position frequently communicates and must be able to able to exchange accurate information with others others verbally and in writing. Employee may be requ be required to lift up or carry up to 25 lbs. oc lbs. occasionally. Generally works in an office office environment yet may occasionally be require required to perform job duties outside of the typ the typical office setting. All duties perform performed with or without reasonable accommo accommodations.


It is the policy of Fairfax County Go Government to prohibit discrimination on the ba basis of race, sex, color, national origin, re religion, age, veteran status, political af affiliation, genetics, or disability in the re recruitment, selection, and hiring of its wo workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

Organization Description: Fairfax County, located just west of the nation’s capital, is a great place to live, work, play and do business. With over 400 square miles of land area, the county has the largest population in number of employed residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and is one of the strongest business communities in the world. It is one of the premier centers of commerce and technology in the United States. Located just west of the nation’s capital, Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a large diverse and dynamic economy, and is home for eight Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 international owned firms, and the largest concentration concentration of technology jobs of any major U.S. market. Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses make significant contributions to the economy and add diversity to the business community.

Closing Date: 7/23/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Nora Henderson,  Epidemiologist III (Mid-career Epidemiologist, Population Health)
Contact Location: 12000 Government Center Parkway
Ste. 270
Fairfax   VA  22035
United States
Contact Location: 12000 Government Center Parkway
  Ste. 270
  Fairfax   VA  22035
  United States
Contact Phone: 73-324-3368 
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