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Job Title: Research Scientist 2
Job Number: 690-22
Organization: NJ Department of Health, Communicable Disease Service
Posted: 11/10/2022
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Trenton,  NJ    USA
Compensation: $79,848.66-$113,786.94
Position Description: The Infection Control, Healthcare, & Environmental Epidemiology (ICHEE) Section within the Communicable Disease Service (CDS) is hiring an Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Response Epidemiologist (Research Scientist 2). The Antimicrobial Resistance Response Epidemiologist (Research Scientist 2) will be responsible for coordinating multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) surveillance, response, and containment activities in healthcare facilities throughout New Jersey such as acute care, long-term care, and outpatient facilities. They will assist with the development, preparation, review and distribution of procedures and protocols for MDRO investigations. The AR Response Epidemiologist (Research Scientist 2) will analyze data gathered during outbreak investigations using appropriate statistical methods and computer software. They will prepare and distributes reports and feedback to healthcare providers, local health departments and other internal partners in ICHEE and CDS. Lastly, they will provide guidance to CDS, regulatory agencies, local health departments, health care providers, hospitals and others during MDRO outbreaks.

Qualifications: EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of full-time experience in a field appropriate to the position. NOTE: A Doctorate in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for two (2) years of experience indicated above.

Organization Description: Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health Communicable Disease Service

Closing Date: 2/9/2023
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How to Apply: If interested in this position, you can reply in one of two ways: • Forward the required documents electronically to: • Mail the required documents to: David Sellinger, Regulatory Officer 1 Epid., Environmental and Occupational Health Reference Posting #690-22 New Jersey Department of Health PO Box 369 Trenton, NJ 08625-0369 Required documents: • cover letter • resume • completed application, found at:

Additional Information: Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. ? If you are a candidate for a position in our Public Health and Environmental Laboratories, you may be subject to pre- and /or post-employment alcohol and drug testing. ? If you are a candidate for a position that involves direct client care in one of the State facilities/programs, you may be subject to pre- and/or post-employment drug testing/screening. The cost of any pre-employment testing will be at the candidate’s expense. Candidates with a positive drug test result, or those who refuse to be tested and/or cooperate with the testing requirement, will not be hired. ? In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. ? In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, the "New Jersey First Act", all employees must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under the law. If you do not live in New Jersey, you have one year after you begin employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. ? The New Jersey Department of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ? RESUME NOTE: Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are r

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