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Organization: TN Department of Health
Posted: 10/30/2019
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Nashville,  TN    USA
Position Description: Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in epidemiology, public health, biostatistics, statistics or health informatics. OR: Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in a health science, biomedical science or environmental science field with experience equivalent to two years' work experience in epidemiology.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Necessary Special Qualifications: None. Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions. JOB OVERVIEW: Summary: Under direction, is responsible for professional scientific and epidemiological assessments of considerable difficulty; performs related work as required. Distinguishing Features: An incumbent in this class manages data and conducts epidemiological evaluations and studies in communicable and environmental diseases and general population health. The incumbent also participates in making health and risk assessments and provides expertise to health department physicians, medical professionals, other departmental personnel and environmental regulatory personnel. This class differs from that of Epidemiologist 2 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for work of greater scope and responsibility and may or may not supervise.

COMPETENCIES (KSA'S): Competencies: 1. Ethics and Values 2. Functional/Technical Competency 3. Integrity and Trust 4. Intellectual Horsepower 5. Learning on the Fly 6. Organizing 7. Problem Solving 8. Technical Learning 9. Time Management Knowledge: 1. Biology 2. Clerical 3. Computers and Electronics 4. Mathematics Skills: 1. Active Learning 2. Active Listening 3. Critical Thinking 4. Mathematics 5. Monitoring 6. Reading Comprehension 7. Science 8. Speaking 9. Writing 10. Complex Problem Solving 11. Programming 12. Troubleshooting 13. Time Management 14. Service Orientation Abilities: 1. Deductive Reasoning 2. Inductive Reasoning 3. Information Ordering 4. Mathematical Reasoning 5. Oral Comprehension 6. Oral Expression 7. Problem Sensitivity 8. Time Sharing 9. Written Comprehension 10. Written Expression 11. Speech Recognition


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Closing Date: 1/30/2020
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Contact Name: Lacey Houston,  EPIDEMIOLOGIST 1
Contact Location: 710 James Robertson Parkway

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