Informatics Epidemiologist

MCDPH - Augusta, ME

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Informatics Epidemiologist (Contact Tracing)

Do you have a passion for public health in Maine? Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit, public health services organization, is accepting applications for a public health professional to join our team and serve as an Informatics Epidemiologist working with the State of Maine CDC Contact Tracing Program (The Department). This position will ensure the accuracy of COVID-19 data. This full-time 40-hour per week position will be housed at the Maine CDC office in Augusta. This is a one-year grant-funded project. This position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform data analysis using statistical software.
  • Monitor, clean, and analyze Infectious Disease Surveillance data, prepare reports, and distribute data in a standardized way, including responding to data requests.
  • Contribute to Electronic Laboratory Report implementation, Syndromic Surveillance, and development of Electronic Surveillance Systems.
  • Ensure data streams and data visualizations for the website are up to date and accurate
  • Respond to data requests

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Required:

A Master’s degree in public health Informatics, biostatistics or a related field and two (2) years relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of combined training, and/or experience in data analysis or Informatics. This position also requires two (2) years relevant work experience and training in data manipulation and visualization software such as Alteryx, Excel, GIS, SAS, SQL, R, Tableau, etc. and knowledge of infectious diseases.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment within a context of competing priorities, agendas, and partner sensitivities.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently, from office or in the community.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - communication, networking, group facilitation.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities, and have a sense of urgency with deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills: ability to listen well, write, and speak effectively.

 Location: Augusta, Maine

Application Requirements 

NOTE: All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Posted On: Wednesday, January 13, 2021



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