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Job Title: Epidemiologist I
Job Number: 903221.E.Epi I
Organization: Johnson County Government
Posted: 10/31/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Olathe,  KS    USA
Compensation: $27.71 - $41.56
Position Description: Participates in Epidemiologic assessments and analysis by recognizing public health and environmental problems pertinent to the population; participates in surveillance activities to identify acute and chronic conditions or other adverse outcomes in the population; organizes data from surveillance, investigations, or other sources; analyzes data from an epidemiologic investigation or study; summarizes results of the analysis and draw conclusions; assists in developing recommended evidence-based interventions and control measures in response to epidemiologic findings; and assists in the evaluation of programs.

based interventions and control measures in r response to epidemiologic findings; and a assists in the evaluation of programs. •Prepares written and oral reports and p presentations that recognize the basic p principles of risk to communicate necessary i information to agency staff. •Provides epidemiologic input into e epidemiologic studies, public health and e environmental programs, and community public h health and environmental health planning p processes at the state, local, or tribal l level; and participates in the development o of community partnerships to support e epidemiologic investigations. •Establishes relationships with groups of s special concern (e.g., disadvantaged or m minority groups, groups subject to health d disparities, historically underrepresented g groups); describes surveillance systems to i include groups subject to health disparities o or other potentially underrepresented g groups; conducts investigations using l languages and approaches tailored to the p population; and supports public health a actions that are relevant to the affected c community. •Supports the organization's vision in all programs and activities; uses performance measures to evaluate and improve epidemiology program effectiveness to assist with promoting ethical conduct in epidemiologic practice; prepares for emergency response and foster collaborations, strong partnerships, and team-building to accomplish epidemiology p program objectives.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Nursing or related science and two (2) years’ experience in epidemiology and communicable diseases in public health or related setting is required. May require KS/MO driver’s li license, depending on department or agency.

Master’s degree in A Master’s degree in public health (MPH) or a master's of science degree in public health (MSPH) with a focus in epidemiology or analysis and assessment or other non-epidemiology graduate degree or certi certification (e.g., RN, RS) with specific epide epidemiology training (e.g., MPH degree, CDC Epide Epidemic Intelligence Service or CSTE Appli Applied Epidemiology Fellowship) and one (1) year year of experience in communicable disease and/o and/or environmental health focus in a publi public health or related setting are prefe preferred.

Johnson County Government requires ref reference/background screening for all pos positions. Specified criteria may vary by Dep Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working C Conditions: All County employees may be called upon to a assist other departments/agencies in a d declared emergency situation.

Organization Description: Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of an Epidemiologist I. The position is located in Olathe, KS and provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, wellness programs and discounts, retirement programs, and various other discount programs.

Closing Date: 1/31/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Tamiko House,  Epidemiologist I
Contact Location: 111 South Cherry Street
Suite 2600
Olathe   KS  66061
United States
Contact Location: 111 South Cherry Street
  Suite 2600
  Olathe   KS  66061
  United States
Contact Phone: 913-715-1400 
Contact Fax: 913-715-1419
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please click on the link below: osting/view/4401

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