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Job Title: Surveillance Coordinator/Scientific Advisor
Job Number: 230459
Organization: SciMetrika, LLC
Posted: 5/11/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Rockville,  MD   
Position Description: SciMetrika is a public health consulting firm whose mission is to provide innovative scientific, technical, and logistical solutions that advance human health. We serve federal, state, and local agencies, commercial companies, educational institutions and private research organizations. We are currently seeking a Surveillance Coordinator to provide assistance to the Indian Health Service Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention (DEDP). This individual will be based at a client site in Rockville, MD. The ideal candidate has an applied epidemiology background, experience with infectious diseases surveillance and outbreak investigations particularly in Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), HIV and Hepatitis, and has good quantitative skills.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist with gathering data and reporting STD, HIV, Hepatitis and other infectious disease trends in American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)

Optimize utilization of STD data sources internal and external to IHS and create new STD surveillance methods and databases

Investigate and coordinate outbreak response in Indian Country

Develop and distribute of AI/AN-specific STD educational materials for public and medical providers

Develop and implement scalable approaches for effective STD/HIV/Hepatitis/TB prevention interventions for AI/AN populations that reach those at greatest risk

Evaluate existing STD interventions to assess their impact on improving health outcomes and redirect resources to the most effective programs. Develop and implement new STD interventions to develop standard performance measures

Provide support in integration of STD, HIV/AIDS, TB and hepatitis prevention and control activities

Increase access and support to up-to-date STD training for clinicians and public health professionals

Develop partnerships with public, private, and federal agencies involved in the health care of AI/ANs

Participate in national forums, workshops and roundtables on behalf of IHS DEDP

Qualifications: PhD required in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Biomedical Sciences or related field and 7+ years of experience

Minimum of 6 years of experience with infectious disease epidemiology including work experience with STDs, HIV, Hepatitis and TB

Minimum of 5 years experience working directly with State/Local/Tribal Health Departments; Experience working with tribes and tribal organizations is highly desired

Government contracting experience required; IHS, CDC or other HHS experience preferred

Strong publication record including presentations in national/international conference

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

Organization Description: Public health research company.

SciMetrika is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities.

Closing Date: 8/11/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Angie Grabko,  Surveillance Coordinator/Scientific Advisor
Contact Location: 100 CAPITOLA DR STE 106

Durham   NC  27713
United States
Contact Location: 100 CAPITOLA DR STE 106
  Durham   NC  27713
  United States
Contact Phone: 919-354-5214 
Contact Fax: 919-869-2033
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