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Epidemiologist - GRANT FUNDED

Company: Douglas County
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Health Director or designee, the incumbent is responsible for carrying out a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of communicable disease and other physiological conditions. Assists individuals in procuring necessary examinations, testing, and treatment. Implements and/or recommends appropriate disease prevention strategies, and documents disease incidence. Responds to inquiries from health care providers and the general public about topics related to communicable disease. Conducts routine epidemiologic functions comprising surveillance, data collection, data analysis using epidemiologic methods, and epidemiologic investigations. QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree* in public health (MPH) or a master's of science degree* in public health (MSPH) with a focus on epidemiology or analysis and assessment. One year of directly-related experience in communicable disease investigation and/or epidemiology. Applicant must be skilled in the use of standard statistical software (e.g. SAS, Epi Info, SPSS) and data management. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of hire, and maintain it throughout the course of employment. Must possess own mode of transportation. *Bachelor's or other non-epidemiology professional degree or certification (e.g. BSN, MD/DO, /DMD, DVM, PhD, RS) without formal academic epidemiology training PLUS two (2) or more years experience performing epidemiology work under the guidance of a higher level epidemiologist may be substituted for the masters degree requirement. POSTING DATES: November 18, 2021 to December 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm Central Time Douglas County is an EOE - Disability/Veterans

Keywords: Douglas County, Omaha , Epidemiologist - GRANT FUNDED, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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