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Job Title: Epidemiologist 1
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Organization: State of Connecticut, Dept of Public Health
Posted: 4/1/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Hartford,  CT    USA
Compensation: $59,337* - $78,808/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)
Position Description: The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health is hiring!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as an Epidemiologist 1. This is an exciting opportunity to support our Immunization Program team and the ever-evolving public health immunization field. You will play an important role in this mission by working with the public, schools, and healthcare professionals to increase vaccine coverage, education and data quality. Find out more information on this great role below!

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS: Work Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday Work Hours: Full-time, First Shift, 35 hours per week Location: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule and working remotely in accordance with State policies.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU: State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes: A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings Retirement healthcare offerings Professional growth and development opportunities State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information. A healthy work/life balance! You'd be able to work for a Forbes top company: 'Forbes' State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING: Creating and disseminating the annual school immunization survey, childcare immunization survey, and pre-k influenza immunization survey. Developing and delivering training for providers on accurate data collection and completion of surveys. Ensuring data completeness and quality reported through these surveys. Analyzing data reported and identifying changes or trends. Assisting with investigations of reportable diseases. MORE ABOUT THE AGENCY AND FACILITIES: The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:

Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy Preventing disease, injury, and disability Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state. DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

The mission of the Immunization Program is to prevent disease, disability, and death from vaccine-preventable diseases in infants, children, adolescents and adults through surveillance, case investigation and control, monitoring of immunization levels, provision of vaccine, and professional and public education.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE Five (5) years of experience in a responsible technical or professional capacity in epidemiological investigations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree in a related discipline including community medicine, public health or a related health science may be substituted for the General Experience. A Doctorate in a related discipline such as medicine, public health or a natural or behavioral science may be substituted for the General Experience. Successful completion of a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience using computer software to manage, analyze and visualize epidemiologic data (Excel, R, SAS, ArcGIS, Power BI, Datawrapper). Experience interpreting and explaining analyses of quantitative data orally and in writing. Experience with immunization data and schedules. Experience using online computer platforms (e.g., REDCap, Microsoft Forms) to design and utilize data collection tools (e.g., surveys). Experience educating professionals with a wide range of backgrounds including clinical staff and the public.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 7/1/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Joseph K. Fried,  Epidemiologist 1
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd

Hartford   CT  06103
United States
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd
  Hartford   CT  06103
  United States
Contact Phone: 8609247053 
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