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Epidemiologist

Epidemiology Investigation | Salt Lake City, UT | Contract

Job Description
Epidemiologist
Work Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Summary/Description
This position is in the Bureau of Medical Services (MED) and helps provides the Department of State with epidemiological data about outbreaks of illnesses and occurrence of injuries among the US government workforce and family members serving overseas.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Assist Bureau Epidemiology staff with liaising with the CDC on conducting appropriate epidemiologic studies related to the unique syndrome noted in personnel who served in Havana.
• Implement and manage health information collection analysis for the DOS/MED among patients who have served in Havana during the period of interest.
• Plan and implement a variety of epidemiologic data systems and utilize data collection ad surveillance systems currently in use of under consideration by MED.
• Provide appropriate consultation as requested and interface with the CDC, the Peace Corps, PAHO, WHO, and other public health organizations with other bureaus within the DOS.
• Develop geospatial maps visualizing data collected from disease surveillance activities.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Must have an advanced degree (Masters or Doctorate) in epidemiology, public health or a related field of a bachelor’s degree in public health from an accredited College or University approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant’s graduation. Training must include epidemiology, biostatistics, and surveillance systems.
• Ability to provide coordination and direction in the area of surveillance and epidemiology.
• Knowledge of appropriate methods to analyze health?related data.
• Ability to plan and administer epidemiological studies.
• Skills in utilizing computer technology to manage information and design data management systems for epidemiological data.
• Experience with formal evaluation of surveillance systems in the analysis of data collected in surveillance and tracking systems and in the interpretation and presentation of the results in written, oral and graphic formats.
• Public health experience in an international setting is preferred.
• Familiarity and experience with the Department of State’s overseas medical program is preferred.
• May be required to perform TDY travel.
• A secret clearance level is required for this position.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
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