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Job Title: Epidemiologist
Job Number: 193355
Organization: KS Dept of Health and Environment
Posted: 5/20/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Topeka,  KS    USA
Position Description: Serve as the Kansas Syndromic Surveillance Program (KSSP) coordinator and lead epidemiologist. Plan, direct, and coordinate epidemiological study and outbreak investigation using syndromic surveillance data. Coordinate and prepare documentation, support materials, deliverables, and reportables for grant applications and grant reporting. Develop data use agreements and contracts to support KSSP goals. Coordinate planning of and implement efforts to expand use of ESSENCE application for hospital and health department public health surveillance. Design and evaluate ESSENCE data queries to support epidemiological study of hospital and health care facility injury and illness reporting. Design and implement complex research and statistical models in order to support the use of syndromic data to evaluate health problems and assess potential public health impact. Conduct descriptive and comprehensive syndromic data analyses to support grant applications, project planning/evaluation, grant reporting, and infectious and chronic disease program activities

Qualifications: Masters in Public Health with Epidemiology focus Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Health or Biostatistics Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access Proofreading, editing, attention to detail Presentation skills SAS, R, SQL Regular Expressions programming skills Technical writing skills Experience in solving problems in a team environment Experience in proofreading reports and statistical tables Experience in use of Quality Improvement techniques Experience in managing projects Experience in writing research reports Experience analyzing complex databases Experience in syndromic surveillance & related software

Organization Description: The department is the state cabinet level agency responsible for public health, Medicaid, and environmental protection. We are a PHAB accredited health department.

Closing Date: 8/20/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Greg Crawford,  Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 1000 SW Jackson Street
STE 130
Topeka   KS  66614
Contact Location: 1000 SW Jackson Street
  STE 130
  Topeka   KS  66614
Contact Phone: 785-296-1531 
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How to Apply: The posting is located at ANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL? Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U. Please follow all of the steps.

Additional Information: The position description is available upon request. The state of Kansas requires a tax clearance check on applicants to see if they owe taxes to Kansas. Failure to complete that process invalidates your application. In your resume or application, please be sure to include experience, skills, or knowledge you have related to the preferred qualifications listed.

Web Site Delete Date: 8/20/2019