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Job Title: Hospital Discharge Data Epidemiologist
Job Number: 07145
Organization: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Posted: 11/27/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Helena,  MT   
Compensation: $50,876.80-$63,606.40 / year
Position Description: This position is located in the Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support at the Public Health & Safety Division. 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 is responsible for managing and analyzing the Montana Hospital Discharge Data System and provides epidemiology support to public health programs throughout the Division. 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 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.

Qualifications: -Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, or a a closely related degree. •Three years of job related experience in epidemiology. •Experience in managing large complex data sets p preferred. •Prior epidemiology experience with billing or diagnostic coding (e.g., ICD-10-CM) h highly desirable. •Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Organization Description: We are looking for an inquisitive epidemiologist or statistician interested in working to improve the health of all Montanans. The Public Health and Safety Division leads public health efforts in Montana and provides state-level coordination of key public health services to local and tribal public health agencies. The Division serves a diverse group of customers and stakeholders while working to promote healthy lifestyles and protect the health th t the health th the health the health of Montanans. The PHSD is committed to serving all of our customers and stakeholders with excellence and is a nationally accredited state health department through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This milestone accomplis

accomplis accomplishment accomplishment is official recognition that the PHSD meets or exceeds the rigorous national standa standards established by PHAB.

This position is located in beautiful Helena, Montana! World class hiking, fishing, skiing, and biking are located out your backdoor. Our organization values a work-life balance.

Closing Date: 2/27/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Laura Williamson,  State Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 1400 Broadway,Rm B102
PO Box 202951
Helena   MT  59620
United States
Contact Location: 1400 Broadway,Rm B102
  PO Box 202951
  Helena   MT  59620
  United States
Contact Phone: 406-444-0064 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: lwilliamson@mt.gov
Web Address: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=18142857&tz=GMT-07%3A00
How to Apply: Please visit https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/2 00/jobdetail.ftl?job=18142857&tz=GMT-07%3A00 to submit your application.

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