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Job Title: Supervisory Epidemiologist
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Organization: Denver Public Health Department
Posted: 8/7/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Denver,  CO    USA
Position Description: The supervising epidemiologist oversees masters and doctorate epidemiologists for surveillance and investigations of diseases, injuries and other health issues. S/he/they works closely with outstanding public health informatics innovators, researchers, policymakers and diverse community partners. This position plays a leading role in community health assessment and improvement.

The Epidemiology team uses standard public health data as well as non-traditional information (e.g., electronic health records, EMS, claims/administrative, human services, and community-participatory input) to assess population needs and assets, support preventive care, facilitate access, and track and evaluate the performance of health programs and policies in both clinical and community settings.

The outstanding candidate will be comfortable with designing and executing epidemiologic studies and has the drive to push projects from conception and funding through evaluation and dissemination. Familiarity with at least three of the following is a plus: communicable disease, chronic disease, injury, behavioral health, health services, or emergency preparedness and response. Experience with electronic health record data, health information exchange and governance, health departments or integrated health systems are helpful.

Qualifications: Education : Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in epidemiology, community/public health, environmental health, nursing, or related field. PhD preferred. Experience: Typically (4) four years of professional experience in the investigation and/or prevention of communicable or non- communicable diseases, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent proficiency in SAS, R, SQL, and/or GIS applications highly desirable. Proficiency in MS Office applications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate will be capable of creative problem solving and have demonstrated ability as a leader and self-starter. This person will be highly capable in prioritizing, conducting multiple activities simultaneously, and organizing a group of supervisees. The typical candidate will have demonstrated skill as an experienced analyst, selecting analytic approaches, with a working knowledge of data curation, database management and statistical methods. Certificate/License/Registration: N/A All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Organization Description: Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission- driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”

Closing Date: 11/7/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Seth Foldy,  Supervisory Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 605 Bannock MC 2600

Denver   CO  80204
United States
Contact Location: 605 Bannock MC 2600
  Denver   CO  80204
  United States
Contact Phone: 3036023604 
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