Deadline: January 3, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health division, is seeking a Health Survey Specialist. This is a great opportunity to play a vital role in “Helping people live better lives!”
Examples of Work
Obtain and manage various health related databases especially those related to traffic safety and injury outcomes; perform routine data linkages among various databases and validate linkage results; provide assistance in preparing data summary and grant progress reports; utilize methods to analyze and interpret imputed date sets; document methods and procedures for data storage, management, linkage and analysis; prepare and give presentations to advisory committees and other stakeholder groups; complete other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Statistics, or Health Education and several years of experience in data analysis, statistics, and interpretation of epidemiological data in the relevant disease/health subject area.
PREFERRED: Master’s Degree in statistics, public health or related field and experience with SAS Epidemiological research practices and procedures for the collection, analysis, evaluation, and validation of health/disease data sets; descriptive statistics, statistical inference, and statistical theory; public health principles and health care delivery systems.
OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: Epidemiological research practices and procedures for the collection, analysis, evaluation, and validation of health/disease data sets; descriptive statistics, statistical inference, and statistical theory; public health principles and health care delivery systems. Ability to: make presentations, use problem solving techniques, communicate effectively, evaluate impact of health/disease initiatives, conduct advanced statistical analyses and interpret results, advise program officials on best epidemiological approach.