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Epidemiologist I: GCASR

Job Title: Epidemiologist I: GCASR
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 09/26/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $32,970.99 - $41,000.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time Salaried
Location: 2 Peachtree St, Atlanta, Georgia

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the entire population as our work impacts past, present and future generations.
What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, Capitol Hill Fitness Center access, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending upon the position.
Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we're seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Epidemiologist I: GCASR located in Atlanta, GA to join the Division of Health Protection, Epidemiology Section. Won't you join us?  

Job Responsibilities:
1. Analyze and interprets stroke data using the GCASR, hospital discharge, EMS, and death data
2. Analyze the Georgia Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data related to stroke risk factors and comorbidities.
3. Provide analyses and technical assistance regarding stroke epidemiology to internal and external partners.
4. Produce reports, graphs, and charts that summarize and explain findings.
5. Produce maps displaying stroke morbidity, mortality, health care services and other available stroke resources using GIS software
6. Assist GCASR program in establishing and maintaining working relationships with internal and external partners
7. Assist in writing grant, progress reports and annual reports following CDC guideline.
8. Provides support to the GCASR, the Chronic Disease, Injury, Healthy Behaviors Epidemiology Section.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Public Health or closely related field from an accredited college or university
Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working as a public health epidemiologist is preferred.
  • Experience writing epidemiological reports
  • Two years experience using SAS or other statistical software
  • Working knowledge with mapping software
  • Strong experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Words)
  • Experience working with data management software