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Job Title: Epidemiologist
Job Number: 18142609 (37443)
Organization: Department of Public Health and Human Services
Posted: 11/5/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Helena,  MT    USA
Compensation: 50,876.80-63,606.40
Position Description: To be considered for any DPHHS Agency positi position, applicants must complete and submit submit their application online, as well as upload upload any required application materials. Succes Successful applicant(s) are required to succes successfully pass all DPHHS specific backgr background check(s) relevant to each positi position. Materials Required of Applicants: (To be considered in this pool, please sub submit the following) 3 Professional references Supplemental question(s): Describe your t training and experience in designing, c creating, upgrading, or maintaining s surveillance or other large data collection s systems and analyzing these data sets. (Please type responses in a Word document and attach to application. HELPFUL HINT: When attaching a document, you much check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachme attachments are uploading correctly to the specific specific application. Please do not attach more tha more than requested. If you have more than 25 attac 25 attachments in the system you will need to email to email these to: Failure Failure to attach the required material will conclude conclude in an incomplete application. You must als must also keep those relevant boxes checked once you once you submit your application; if you uncheck uncheck the box with an active application it will it will delete the attachment.) This position is funded for 5 years, with the po the possibility of additional funding becomi becoming available.

Major Duties or Responsibilities: Develop, Implement, and Oversee Disease Su Surveillance Systems and Conducts Program Ev Evaluation Analyze surveillance data such as health i indicators, risk factor and disease s surveillance information. Analyzes programmatic and service-related data such data such as cardiovascular disease and related ri related risk factor data. Design, coordinate, and manage special surveilla surveillance and/or evaluation procedures where is where is no other existing data available. Evaluate quality and efficiency of surveill surveillance systems. Make recommendations for enha for enhancements. Monitors trends and risk factors, factors, strengths and weakness, and so forth.

forth. Supports epidemiology program compliance with re with reporting and evaluations. Develops protocols to respond to invest investigation of emergent health situations. Performs complex statistical and epide epidemiologic analyses. Maintains periodic reporting to various stak stakeholders. Designs and conducts program evaluation act activities. Writes technical reports, and grants. Consultation and Education Develops and conducts various trainings related to epidemiological and program evaluation-related issues. Provides consultation and assistance to educate state and educate state and local health stakeholders in the developmen in the development of surveillance systems. Provides technical assistance on issues regarding survei regarding surveillance, interventions, epidemiologic, p epidemiologic, program evaluation, statistical anal statistical analysis, and data interpretation.

interpretation. Conducts disease prevention and health promotion progr promotion programs and public policy presentations. presentations. Other Duties Physical and Environmental Demands: This position wor position works in a typical office environment environment with keyboarding responsibili responsibilities. Occasional travel maybe required. required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): Required for the first day of work: Skill in programming in Statistical Analysis System ( System (SAS) or Statistical Package for the Social S Social Sciences (SPSS). Ability to manipulate and analyze large, complex complex data sets. Skill in descriptive and inferential statis statistical analysis. Ability to identify relationships and trends in da in data as well as factors that could affect the r the results of research. Ability to identify problems, researching to deve develop and implement solutions. Ability to combine pieces of information to for form conclusions. Skill in public speaking. Excellent written and oral communication s skills for a variety of audiences. Skill in writing technical reports or grants.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, or or a closely related degree. Three years of job related experience in ep epidemiology. Experience in cardiovascular disease e epidemiology preferred. Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis

Organization Description: The Epidemiologist studies the occurrence of disease and other health-related conditions or events in defined populations in order to implement prevention and control measures. This position supports the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health Programs. This position is responsible for cardiovascular health epidemiology activities. Responsibilities include: 1) Analyzing surveillance data such as health indicators, risk factors, and disease surveillance information; 2) Analyzes programmatic and service-related data; 3) Design, coordinate, and manage special surveillance and/or evaluation procedures where there is no other existing data available; 4) Develops and conducts various trainings related to epidemiological and program evaluation issues; and 5) Designs and conducts program evaluations.

Closing Date: 2/5/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Tiffany Thornton,  Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 111 N Sanders

Helena   MT  59604
United States
Contact Location: 111 N Sanders
  Helena   MT  59604
  United States
Contact Phone: 406-444-3136 2912
Contact Fax: 406-444-0262
Contact Email:
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