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MCH Epidemiologist position with Virginia Department of Health – apply by January 10

This position performs maternal and child health epidemiology functions for the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). This position will be responsible for surveillance, communication, investigation, reporting, and data driven education and mobilization for the Maternal and Child Health program with a specific focus on supporting the Title V block grant. Successful employees show initiative, work well with others, and can function in a dynamic environment. Surveillance activities include collecting, analyzing, and interpreting science-based data from multiple sources such as vital statistics. Communication functions include accurately disseminating results to support science-based decisions to decision makers and the target audience often using data visualization tools and the VDH website. Education tasks include technical assistance for state and local public health staff in the use of local health data. Current grants emphasize preconception, interconception, and women’s health; the role of this position will be to assist in the engagement of community partnerships to reach health goals. We provide employees with a welcoming peer group for cross-training and problem solving, as well as opportunities for career advancement and emphasis on learning.
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Continue Reading December 23, 2016 at 10:22 am Leave a comment

Epidemiologist – open position

Public Health – Seattle and King County is seeking an Epidemiologist II to perform professional, independent, creative, and highly skilled survey management, data analysis, evaluation, data dissemination and presentation of qualitative and quantitative health data to a variety of audiences. The Epidemiologist will work to support County initiatives such as Best Starts for Kids, an initiative to improve the health and well-being of King County by investing in prevention and early intervention for children, youth, families, and communities; and other related projects.

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February 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

MCH Epidemiologist Job Opening- Michigan

 

The Michigan Department of Community Health, Lifecourse, Epidemiology and Genomics Division, is seeking qualified candidates for the permanent fulltime position, Epidemiologist-Maternal and Child Health- Infant Health. This position will be filled as Epidemiologist -E (P10-P-11)( Entry level) or Epidemiologist-A (P-12) Advanced, depending upon the preferred candidate’s qualifications.
 
This position provides epidemiological analysis on all matters concerning perinatal / infant health, and mortality and morbidity prevention to the Lifecourse, Epidemiology & Genomics Division (LEGD) of the Bureau of Disease Control, Prevention and Epidemiology.  This program aims to improve perinatal and infant health to improve birth outcomes of all mothers and to reduce infant mortality in the state.  For a more detailed job announcement and online application instructions, please visit the neogov site:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/michigan/default.cfm
 
Closing date is August 8, 2014
 
The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Team is committed to providing statewide epidemiologic  leadership and expertise for maternal and child health programs that support women and children in Michigan.  MCH epidemiologists have strong collaborative relationships with other areas of the Bureau of Epidemiology, with the Maternal and Child Health programs within the Division of Family and Community Health (DFCH), and the  Minority Health & Health Disparity Reduction Section.  Furthermore, MCH Unit Epidemiologists work closely with statisticians and analysts within the Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics (DVRHS) who maintain the state’s vital records files and disease registries, develop survey sampling frames, and provide linked datasets that are essential to assess maternal, infant, and child health.  Importantly, these efforts have fostered collaborative relationships with MCH programs, vital records and health statistics, Michigan Medicaid, health care providers, policy makers, and other stakeholders. 
 
For more information about the State of Michigan, please visit www.michigan.gov and for more specific information about the Liefcourse Epidemiology and Genomics Division, please visit http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2945_5104-185449–,00.html

July 31, 2014 at 9:00 am Leave a comment


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