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EPIDEMIOLOGIST
Date Published: 12/06/2017
Open Competitive Examination #: NonePromotional Examination #: None
Application Deadline: 12/22/2017Application Filing Fee (Non-Refundable): $0.00
 


The Onondaga County Health Department is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Job Title: Epidemiologist

Salary: $66,768

Hours of work: 8:30 4:30, Monday-Friday


Job Duties:
Performs and oversees ongoing epidemiological research and analysis of the health status of Onondaga County residents, to identify associated needs, special populations at risk, financial impacts, and future local trends. Directs data collection and analysis in support of the Community Health Assessment. Develops, maintains, and oversees implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan. Consults with administrative and program staff regarding the collection, management, analysis and use of program statistics and performance measures in program monitoring and evaluation. Provides support for quality improvement initiatives, and facilitates the identification, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement projects in the Division of Community Health. Acts as a liaison with community groups and other governmental agencies on matters pertaining to epidemiology and community health assessment. Supervises research staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's Degree in epidemiology or a health related field with a minimum of six (6) credits in epidemiology, and six (6) additional credits in epidemiology or biostatistics, and three (3) years of full-time professional-level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, conducting data collection, analysis, and reporting in support of applied epidemiologic investigations and public health surveillance (for example: Studying disease patterns and tracking risk factors for disease in a public health practice setting), two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

NOTE: A PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, or public health may be substituted for one (1) year of the above non-supervisory work experience.

Permanent appointment is in accordance with all New York State Civic Services rules.


Send resume and letter of interest to:

Rebecca Shultz, MPH
Director of Surveillance & Statistics
421 Montgomery Street, 9th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202

Email: rebeccashultz@ongov.net

"Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"