Epidemiologist - Epidemiology and Immunizations Program
- Last Updated: 10.22.13
Date Posted: 10.16.13
Date Closing: 10.31.13
Full-Time County Contractual Position with Benefits
Location: Health Annex Building, 1 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401
Salary: Epidemiologist Level I - $23.46/hour with benefits, Epidemiologist Level II - $25.02/hour with benefits.
Benefits: Participation in the County's group health plan (including dental and optical). Paid holidays, annual leave and sick leave. The selected employee may also participate in the County's deferred compensation program at his or her own expense.
Bureau of Disease Prevention and Management, Epidemiology and Immunizations Program, Epidemiologist (Level I or Level II)
Under the supervision of the Community Health Nurse Program Manager for Epidemiology and Immunizations and the Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor for Epidemiology, this position will join a highly respected multi-disciplinary team providing surveillance activities and bioterrorism preparedness. Duties include: collecting and analyzing data on communicable disease trends; making recommendations for the control and prevention of disease; participating in the department’s bioterrorism preparedness and response planning activities; and enhancing surveillance staff skills in the use of various statistical software packages. Additionally the position participates with the Epidemiology Team in reportable disease condition investigations (a mandated service per COMAR 10.06.01), assisting in identifying outbreaks and unusual disease occurrences; assisting in instituting public health interventions to slow or halt disease; and entering information into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)
- Education: Possession of a master’s degree in the field of public health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in epidemiology and one graduate course in biostatistics.
- Epidemiologist Level I: None
- Epidemiologist Level II: Two years of full-time experience as an epidemiologist subsequent to receipt of the master’s degree.
- All applicants must submit unofficial transcripts to verify the master’s degree and course work as part of the application process. 2. Applicants who have not completed the master’s degree and the specified course work will not be considered.
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