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Job Title: Surveillance Biostatistician
Job Number: 19-97
Organization: Southern Nevada Health District
Posted: 11/20/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Las Vegas,  NV    USA
Compensation: $27.83 - $42.97 per hour
Position Description: Master's degree in Biostatistics highly preferred.

To collect surveillance data and conduct statistical analyses of these data using appropriate analytical methods to identify disease outbreaks whether from natural causes or through bioterrorism incidents; to identify data sources; to manage data sets and insure the data are of high quality; to interpret the analysis and prepare comprehensive reports

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives immediate supervision from the Epidemiology supervisor and the OEDS Manager

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES – This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the jobs and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job- related knowledge and skills. • Manage disease surveillance data sets • Research data sources for identifying disease outbreaks including those from bioterrorism incidents • Oversee data entry • Assure quality of data including editing and verification of consistency • Conduct statistical analyses (descriptive and analytical) of data sets • Develop a protocol for timely interpretation of disease trends • Create tables, charts and graphics with narrative text • Interpret data analysis and prepare reports • Design health related surveys • Provide statistical consulting to disease investigators • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications: Surveillance Biostatistician I Training: • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health administration, biostatistics, epidemiology or a related field MASTER'S DEGREE IN BIOSTATISTICS HIGHLY PREFERRED Experience: • No experience required

Surveillance Biostatistician II Training: • A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health administration, biostatistics, epidemiology or a related field MASTER'S DEGREE IN BIOSTATISTICS HIGHLY PREFERRED

Experience: • Two years of professional experience as a biostatistician

For complete details visit us on-line to view the job description.

EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Available Upon Request

Organization Description: The Southern Nevada Health District was created in 1962 and is one of the largest local public health organizations in the United States. The health district serves more than 2.2 million residents, which represents 72 percent of Nevada’s total population. Additionally, the Health District is charged with safeguarding the public health of more than 42 million visitors to Las Vegas each year. In the past decade, the role of public health has expanded to include oversight and participation in areas such as bioterrorism and disaster and emergency preparedness.

Closing Date: 2/20/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kimberly Monahan,  Surveillance Biostatistician
Contact Location: 280 S. Decatur Blvd

Las Vegas   NV  89106
USA
Contact Location: 280 S. Decatur Blvd
 
  Las Vegas   NV  89106
  USA
Contact Phone: 702-759-1109 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: monahan@mail.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply on-line at: www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org

Additional Information:

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