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Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiologist

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in epidemiology, public health, biostatistics or other health care related field. Additional training and experience in the application of epidemiological principles and practices is required, including surveillance, investigative techniques, implementation and control measures and evaluation measures, and system design and implementation. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Epidemiological principles and practices related to the surveillance, investigative techniques, proper prevention and control techniques for diseases and infections, medical knowledge of data to be collected and analyzed, statistical tools, epidemiological study methodologies and protocols, Nebraska regulations and policies involving reportable diseases and infections, and state wide surveillance system structures and operations. 

Ability to: independently design, develop, implement, integrate, and conduct epidemiological systems, models, and studies, conduct analytical studies of system capabilities, influence participation of medical practitioners and other health players, analyze complex health data, prepare studies and reports, explain and defend complex medical studies and recommendations. 

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