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Job Title: Epidemiologist IV (Epidemiology Manager)
Job Number: 18-00850
Organization: Fairfax County Government
Posted: 4/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Fairfax,  VA   
Position Description: The Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) is r is recruiting a Senior Epidemiologist to lead lead 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 focu focus, 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: •Lead development of the population health scope-of-work for FCHD, informed by the F Fairfax County Community Health Improvement P Plan, data on health burden and disparities, e emerging threats, and availability of r resources. The plan will build on ongoing w work related to opioids and to obesity, n nutrition and physical activity. •Conduct surveillance for and monitor the h health status, outcomes and disparities a among the Fairfax County population. •Provide technical expertise and assistance i in the design, implementation and evaluation o of interventions to improve population h health outcomes. •Develop, obtain grant funding and implement r research on population health, presenting a and publishing results. •Collaborate with other programs within FCHD i including the Division of Community Health D Development, the Division of Health S Services, and the Health In All Policies C Coordinator, with other Fairfax County a agencies and with community organizations to s strengthen disease prevention and reduce h health disparities. •Lead and manage operations in the Population Health Epidemiology Section including supervision, support and staff development for a multidisciplinary team. 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: EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Advanced degree in epidemiology: doctorate degree (Ph.D.) plus five 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 eight years of experience in epidemiology-related work; plus, two yea work; plus, two years of supervisory/manager supervisory/managerial positions or equivalent experien equivalent experience managing staff.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECE license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to c required to complete a criminal background check, a Chil check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check w and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. Inc employer. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driv keyboard driven equipment and computer. Position freq Position frequently communicates and must be able to excha able to exchange accurate information with others verbal others verbally and in writing. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Considerable background in population based epidemiolo epidemiology of chronic disease and/or population population health. Experience in community based prog based programs and program management. Supervisor Supervisory experience. Clear and concise oral and w oral and written communication skills. 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; Employee may be require required to lift up or carry up to 25 lbs. occasio occasionally. Generally works in an office environ environment yet may occasionally be required to perf to perform job duties outside of the typical office office setting. All duties perform with or without without reasonable accommodations. SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.

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 IV (Epidemiology Manager)
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 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
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How to Apply: xcounty/jobs/2050317/epidemiologist-iv-epidemiology epidemiology-manager

Additional Information: DO NOT EMAIL. Email address is not monitored. Only applications submitted through the Fairfax County system will be considered. Click the link to apply.

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