Wednesday , October 4 2023

Hiring in Waco For Epidemiologist

Website City of Waco

Job Description:

Under general supervision, compiles, analyzes, interprets, investigates and reports public health data for health research projects on the surveillance, detection and prevention of disease and public health crises; manages public health surveillance databases and compiles data for technical reports for the Public Health District (PHD).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, develops and coordinates the investigation and evaluation of the causes of undesirable health events such as death and disability.
  • Conducts communicable disease investigations and develops public health preparedness strategies.
  • Assists in the design, implementation and analysis of health and human service surveys and other research projects.
  • Prepares and presents reports, statistical analyses, scientific papers, specific studies and trends in epidemiology and public health in order to assess the health needs of the community.
  • Compiles and analyzes data; assures validity, accuracy and completeness of data; interprets the significance and meaning of data; analyzes multivariate and cluster trends in data analysis results and reports findings and anomalies.
  • Assists with public health program evaluation and planning; assists in the development of grant proposals.
  • Provides public education to citizens on a variety of public health topics; establishes and maintains databases.
  • Generates maps for study of population demographics and undesirable health events.
  • Analyzes PHD disease trends and mortality and morbidity rates and develops comparison reports.
  • Assists PHD staff and representatives from other agencies through technical skills and survey design.

Job Requirements:

  • City policies and procedures.
  • Federal and state laws, codes, rules and regulations related to public and environmental health.
  • State and federal public health protocols and regulatory standards.
  • Principles and practices of database systems, including computerized data compilation techniques and statistical and spatial models for computer analysis, including SAS, SPSS, STATA and GIS.
  • Techniques for investigating and analyzing complex public health problems and conditions.
  • Public Health research protocols and statistical evaluation principles and methods.
  • Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and concepts of disease.
  • Surveillance program design and management for tracking pathobiology of infectious and chronic disease.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.
  • If BSN; professional registration as Registered Nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing is required

Job Details:

Company: City of Waco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Waco, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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