Epidemiologist 1, Clayton County Board of Health

Epidemiologist 1, Clayton County Board of Health

Category : Alumni

Job Summary:

Under supervision, plans, develops, and conducts epidemiologic investigations, surveillance and interventions limited in scope and/or complexity to determine the causes of diseases and implement methods of disease control. Collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares epidemiologic reports. Incumbent at this level may require additional; training or experience to gain full proficiency in some or all the job responsibilities.

Primary Duties and Job Responsibilities:

Assists in the implementation of timely disease intervention strategies to decrease the prevalence of communicable diseases.
Designs, implements, and maintains disease surveillance.
Collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares reports.
Assists with the development of policies and procedures for new and existing disease control programs.
Provides training, technical assistance, and consultative services regarding epidemiology and the control of diseases.
Serves as a point of contact for various personnel regarding moderately complex epidemiologic issues.
Performs various duties in support of section operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in public health or closely related field from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, preference will be giving to applicants that have a master’s degree in epidemiology or biostatistics, experience in conducting public health surveillance, analyzing epidemiologic data, conducting in-depth outbreak investigations, reporting results of analysis and implementing disease control measures and strategies. Extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications.

SEND COMPLETED STATE OF GEORGIA APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES TO:

ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES Phone (678) 610-7245

CLAYTON COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH Fax (770) 603-4873

1895 PHOENIX BLVD., SUITE 400

COLLEGE PARK, GA 30349


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