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Job Title: Epidemiologist - Community Health & Informatics Specialist
Job Number: 00122152
Organization: Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Posted: 9/26/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Informatics
Industry: Other
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Chicago,  IL    USA
Position Description: Under the supervision of the Director of Epidemiology, independently develops, manages, analyzes and interprets surveillance, registry, health services utilization data and other population- based data to assess health status and guide community health planning efforts. Provides technical assistance and informatics insights for decision support in identifying strategic uses for information systems and data to support, guide and assess population health initiatives. Applies epidemiologic, statistical and informatics methodologies strategic decisions. Utilizes SQL, Access, SAS, Excel and other software applications for data management and analysis. Prepares public health, epidemiologic and other technical reports for various audiences and purposes. Works with other public health and informatics professionals to assure public health needs and uses of heath information systems and health information exchange data are met. Supports and collaborates with community partners in community based assessment and planning efforts. Oversees epidemiology and informatics related aspects of assigned projects and initiatives, as needed.

Qualifications: • Master's degree or higher in public health from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, urban planning, health informatics or similar discipline (must provide official transcripts at time of interview) • Two (2) or more years of post- graduate work experience in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, urban planning, health informatics or other types of applied quantitative research • Demonstrated knowledge in programming using SQL, MS Access and SAS, SPSS or STATA software as well as Microsoft Word and Excel • Position requires moderate to heavy local travel for which the employee must possess a valid driver’s license and insured vehicle or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation • Completion of the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) courses to include: FEMA IS-100, 200, 700, and 800 within six (6) months of employment

Organization Description: The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.

CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.

The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting- edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.

Closing Date: 12/26/2018
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Contact Name: n/a n/a,  Epidemiologist - Community Health & Informatics Specialist
Contact Location:

Chicago   IL  60612
United States
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  Chicago   IL  60612
  United States
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