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Job Title: Suicide Surveillance Epidemiology Investigator 3
Job Number: 20098548
Organization: Ohio Department of Health
Posted: 2/1/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: COLUMBUS,  OH    USA
Position Description: Epidemiology Investigator 3 (PN 20098548)

About Us:

The Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) mission is advancing the health and well-being of all Ohioans by transforming the state’s public health system through unique partnerships and funding streams; addressing the community conditions and inequities that lead to disparities in health outcomes; and implementing data-driven, evidence-based solutions.

The Ohio Department of Health Violence & Injury Prevention Section (VIPS) is a comprehensive, state-level injury prevention program aimed at helping every Ohioan live his or her life to its fullest potential by reducing death and disability associated with intentional and unintentional injury. VIPS coordinates surveillance systems that collect and disseminate injury data; assesses the burden of injuries and violence and communicates that information for the purpose of action; promotes evidence-based, injury prevention intervention for at-risk populations; coordinates and collaborates with partners in building program infrastructure; encourages the adoption of evidence-based policies and programs that lead to the prevention of injury and violence; and provides technical support and training as needed. Priority areas are child/youth injury, drug overdose and falls among older adults.

The Ohio Department of Health supports a hybrid teleworking model. This position may work a hybrid schedule at the discretion of the manager or supervisor, which will require occasional attendance in the office for training, meetings and other operational needs. Employees must reside within a reasonable distance to their assigned headquarters for compliance with workplace reporting requirements.

Unless required by legislation, the selected candidate will begin at Pay Grade 33, Step 1 of the OCSEA Pay Range Schedule ($30.55 per hour), with an opportunity for pay increase after six months ($32.04) of satisfactory performance and then a yearly raise thereafter.

What You'll Do:

Conducts epidemiological projects related to prevention of fatal and non-fatal suicide and self-harm injuries, and related public health problems, in compliance with established procedures governing epidemiologic work with a focus on Ohio specific level of analysis. Coordinates data analysis of confidential records. Abstracts critical information as needed. Coordinates quality control for data management aspects of analysis, designs instruments and procedures for data collection and storage, and conducts computer based statistical analysis. Develops appropriate research tools and research methodology. Conducts data analysis and assists with comprehensive overdose Suicide reports and other suicide-related data products. Updates data content for injury prevention website. Assists with the coordination of coroner data collection and funding. Assists with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant requirements for data deliverables. Tabulates and analyzes epidemiological data using standard and complex statistical measures and determines appropriate statistical methods for specific datasets and state databases to generate data and information useful to injury surveillance.

Qualifications: Completion of graduate core program in public health or preventive medicine; 3 courses or 9 mos. exp. in use of statistical computer software packages; 6 mos. exp. as epidemiology investigator with local or federal health agency; must be able to provide own transportation -Or

6 mos. exp. as Epidemiology Investigator 2, 65762; must be able to provide own transportation. -Or

Equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 5/6/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Steven Gleich,  Suicide Surveillance Epidemiology Investigator 3
Contact Location: 246 N HIGH ST

COLUMBUS   OH  43215
United States
Contact Location: 246 N HIGH ST
  COLUMBUS   OH  43215
  United States
Contact Phone: 6145317362 
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