University of Nebraska Medical Center

Immunization Epidemiologist

Job Description

This position will serve as the Immunization Program Epidemiologist for the Iowa Department of Public Health. The Immunization Program resides in the Bureau of Immunization and Tuberculosis.

Responsibilities of this position include:
Under the supervision of the Chief of the Bureau, this position will provide epidemiological analysis of vaccine preventable diseases and immunization data. This position will assist with data related to the Immunization Program and the Public Health Tracking Portal. Duties include data tracking, statistical analysis, and reporting on immunization coverage levels compared to state and national benchmarks for immunization rates for all age groups and social/ economic determinants. The position works in collaboration with program staff regarding data sets and leads work to collect, compile, analyze and report statistical data. This position will require the use of SAS statistical software and Tableau data visualization programs to complete reports and ad hoc data requests. This position will be responsible for analyzing data and preparing reports prior to submission to CDC and coordinating public facing data sets. Utilize data to perform statistical analysis of Bureau data. Disseminate data and evaluation results to internal and external stakeholders and use results to recommend specific action and/or new policies, procedures, and standards for program quality improvement and provide technical assistance to IDPH grantees on data related issues. Participate in Department data work groups, CDC site visits, and state and national trainings and workshops.