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Job Title: Injury and Violence Epidemiologist (EPI 2)
Job Number: DOH4057
Organization: Office of Healthy and Safe Communities, Washignton Department of Health
Posted: 4/25/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tumwater,  WA    USA
Compensation: $5,493.00 - $7,209.00 Monthly
Position Description: Compile and use statistical methods to analyze exis existing demographic, health behavior, and health outc outcomes data related to injury & violence and thei their risk factors to identify high risk popu populations, investigate health disparities, and eval evaluate impacts of public health interventions. Use statistical software (e.g. "R", STATA or SAS) and and GIS software (e.g. arc GIS) for analyses of pub public health data such as vital statistics (bi (births and deaths), hospitalizations (CHARS), and and other state and national datasets. Prepare data visualization tools; develop and im implement data dissemination plan; disseminate su surveillance and public health. Collaborate interagency with the Office of Health P Professions and Facilities to address the problem o of unintentional deaths due to misuse of p prescription narcotics. Design and collect data for evaluation studies of public health interventions.

Qualifications: A Master's degree or higher in Epidemiology or Pub or Public Health which includes 12 quarter hours hours in epidemiology and 12 graduate hours in bio in biostatistics. Two (2) or more years of experience in the follo following: Collecting, managing, and analyzing health syst system data. Monitoring and evaluating patient care and sys systems of care. Managing health system quality improvement pr programs. Demonstrated experience in the following: Manipulation and statistical analysis of multiple public health datasets such as trauma registries, hospital discharge datasets, pre-hospital datasets, injury surv surveillance datasets, or birth and death cert certificate datasets for evaluation of heal healthcare outcomes and health system perf performance. Using statistical software applications that can can handle large datasets, such as SAS, STA STATA, or R. Using spreadsheet software such as MS Excel to to develop complex spreadsheets and apply mu multiple complex formulas, link worksheets, im import data, create chart and graphs, and de develop macros. Using word processing software such as MS W Word to create, format, edit tables, c columns, and charts. Create documents, b bulleted and numbered lists; insert and f format sections, create headers and footers; c create table of contents and compile and u update indexes. Using email software such as MS Outlook to compose and respond to correspondence electronically.

Organization Description: The Washington Department of Health (DOH) work works to protect and improve the health of peop people in Washington State. The Office of Heal Healthy and Safe Communities (OHSC) at the DOH DOH works to enhance the health of indi individuals, families, and communities in the the State of Washington. OHSC works closely with with communities and local health partners to r to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthy life lifestyles, reduce health disparities, and cont control health care costs. The Surveillance & Ev & Evaluation (S&E) section of the OHSC is resp responsible for surveillance and evaluation acti activities of Food Insecurity Nutrition Ince Incentives (FINI), Tobacco and Vapor Prev Prevention and Control, Prescription Drug Over Overdose Prevention, and Injury and Violence Prev Prevention WA State programs. Learn more abou about OHSC. Reporting to the EPI 3 supervisor, the In Injury and Violence Epidemiologist analyzes in injury and violence data to identify high ri risk population trends; works to reduce or el eliminate unintentional prescription na narcotics death; prepares reports and visual da data presentations for local, state, and na national meetings and publications; and co collects data for studies. This is a permanent full-time Epidemiologist 2 (Non-Medical) position within the Division of Prevention and Community Health, Office of Healthy and Safe Communities.

Closing Date: 7/25/2018
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Contact Name: James Oloya,  Seniro Epidemiologist and Manager S&E Section
Contact Location: Surveillance and Evaluation Section
Division of Prevention and Community Health
Olympia   WA  98504
United States
Contact Location: Surveillance and Evaluation Section
  Division of Prevention and Community Health
  Olympia   WA  98504
  United States
Contact Phone: 360-236-3566 
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