The COVID-19 Epidemiologist performs COVID-19 surveillance to identify clusters/outbreaks, leads quality assurance efforts, provides operational support for data needs for other response branches, maintains data visualization systems, analyzes, interprets, and presents epidemiological data. In coordination with the Data & Surveillance Group Supervisor and Unit Leads, the COVID-19 Epidemiologist is responsible for conducting epidemiologic analysis, interpreting findings, and presenting learned knowledge through written and oral communications.
This position will assist senior Health Department epidemiologists in the design and development of study methodology relating to COVID-19 and will lead database management of epidemiology studies.
THE DUTIES INCLUDE RESPONSIBILITY FOR:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
This is a temporary position in response to needs resulting from COVID-19. This position is designated as essential and is part of the County’s emergency response which operates seven days a week. The regular daily schedule is reporting onsite Monday to Friday 8:30-5:00 pm, however, an alternate schedule (e.g., Wednesday-Sunday) or occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. May occasionally start as early as 7:00 am or work as late as 9:30 pm based on service demand.
About the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI)The Institute for Public Health Innovation is a regional non-profit organization that develops multi-sector partnerships and innovative solutions to improve the public’s health and well-being across Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. IPHI’s work strengthens health systems and policy, enhances conditions that promote health, and strengthens government and community capacity to ensure equitable health opportunities for all.