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Job Title: Epidemiologist 1 (Infectious/Chronic Diseases)
Job Number: 240405-0285HC-001
Organization: State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
Posted: 4/10/2024
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 the minimum)
Position Description: Epidemiologist 1 (Infectious/Chronic Diseases) (35 Hour) Hybrid

Recruitment #240405-0285HC-001

Location Hartford, CT Date Opened 4/10/2024 12:00:00 AM Salary $59,337* - $78,808/year (*New State employees start at minimum) Job Type Open to the Public Close Date 4/24/2024 11:59:00 PM

THE POSITION The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH), is currently seeking an experienced individual for the position of Epidemiologist 1 (Infectious/Chronic Diseases) (35 Hour). This position will work in the Community, Family Health and Prevention Branch’s Injury and Violence Surveillance Unit and will work with a dynamic team of epidemiologists and program staff. The Epidemiologist 1 will conduct opioid and other drug overdose data collection, analysis and reporting to support the Office of Injury and Violence Prevention’s goals in preventing drug overdose-related injury and death. They will work under the direction of the Overdose Injury Epidemiologist 2 with oversight by the Unit’s Supervising Epidemiologist, and be involved with monitoring overdose spikes, submitting data to federal funders, and training new users in selected DPH databases. If you want to join this expanding field of Public Health and make a difference in the health and well-being of Connecticut residents, this job is for you!

HIGHLIGHTS BRANCH: Community, Family Health and Prevention Branch UNIT: Violence Surveillance Unit ADDRESS: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT WORK HOURS: Full-time, first shift, 35 hours per week SCHEDULE: Typical work schedule of Monday through Friday from 8am-3:30pm. There is an opportunity for a partial telework and flexible/alternate schedule to support a healthy work-life balance. Please note: this position requires in state and out of state travel.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU The opportunity 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 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., along with comprehensive benefit offerings Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings Generous paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year Professional growth and development opportunities A healthy work/life balance to all employees 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.

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.

Organization Description: ABOUT US 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, and 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.

Closing Date: 7/10/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Pamela Rochette,  Epidemiologist 1 (Infectious/Chronic Diseases)
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd

Hartford   CT  06103
United States
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd
  Hartford   CT  06103
  United States
Contact Phone: 18607135060 
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