Epidemiologist II- Public Health

at Department of Health and Social Services in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Serves a role in helping identify & advance strategies to address disparities among diverse populations. The population & health equity Epidemiologist II is responsible for understanding the determinants of health & vital conditions, analyzing data, working with partners to assess interventions & media, informing community profiles, & communicating trends to improve health outcomes. Strong knowledge of public health & experience with ArcGIS & SAS preferred. NOTE: Incumbent will serve in the State Health Operations Center during activations & may be required to work alternate hours & locations. Essential Functions Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here. Conducts epidemiologic investigations, descriptive studies or analytic studies. Identifies public health problems pertinent to the population and determines feasibility and approach for the study. Collects, analyzes and interprets data using statistical techniques to identify outbreaks, determine changes in trends and probable causes of epidemiologic problems; uses existing epidemiologic databases to analyze and interpret public health issues. Maintains surveillance systems used to monitor disease trends. Makes recommendations for continuation or changes to operations, programs, services, policies or procedures based on findings to promote and protect public health. May participate on internal and external committees and workgroups related to areas of expertise.
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Job Posting: 1230558

Posted On: Jan 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 04, 2024

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