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Job Title: Quality Improvement Epidemiologist
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Organization: Indiana State Department of Health
Posted: 5/8/2017
Type: Contract
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Indianapolis,  IN   
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Position Description: Purpose of Position/Summary: The incumbent is responsible for monitoring a wide spectrum of vital records, producing data files, running data quality checks, and providing technical assistance to data users. Responsible for the preparation, evaluation, analysis, and reporting of vital record data, including the evaluation and processing of data requests.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: -Manages, analyzes, and disseminates vital records data from various sources. -Reviews, analyzes, and disseminates data for quality improvement efforts. -Works with supervisor to improve quality, accuracy, and timeliness of data submitted to Vital Records. -Conducts data analysis of vital records data and assists supervisor in preparing reports and communications on epidemiology of vital records. This includes writing reports, oral presentations, and disseminating data effectively to a variety of audiences. -Provides relevant statistical and project status updates to supervisor and assists in preparation of reports for presentations and publications. -Collaborates with ISDH epidemiologists and responds to epidemiologic needs of the Vital Records Division, including internal and external data requests. -Incorporates interpersonal skills in communication with agency personnel, colleagues, and external partners. -Performs and documents procedures for data preparation, including data cleaning, standardization, and analysis. -Prepares monthly and quarterly reports, in conjunction with supervisor, for submission to funding agency. -Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Job Requirements: -Master's degree in Public Health (Epidemiology/Biostatistics), Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Statistics, or related field of study. Degree candidates will also be considered. -Familiarity with SAS and statistical procedures, including knowledge of linking methodologies and experience working with large datasets. -Considerable knowledge of computers, and competent in the use of Microsoft Office. -Medical knowledge or background preferred. -Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. -Ability to prepare reports and presentations. -Ability to work closely with colleagues to identify data-related problems. -Advanced ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of external partners and to coordinate efforts of administrative and professional personnel. -Considerable skill in coordinating complex work tasks. -Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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Closing Date: 6/30/2017
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Contact Name: Anne Reynolds,  Vital Records Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 2 N. Meridian St.

Indianapolis   IN  46204
United States
Contact Location: 2 N. Meridian St.
 
  Indianapolis   IN  46204
  United States
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Contact Email: AReynolds1@isdh.in.gov
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How to Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to AReynolds1@isdh.in.gov.

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