Epidemiologist

Albany, New York, United States | 316 | Full-time

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Based in Albany, you will assist senior staff in the New York State (NYS) Department of Health (DOH), Office of Public Health, AIDS Institute in performing epidemiologic, other data-related investigatory services, and program evaluation assistance related to the Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Initiative. 

Specifically, you will: 

  • Participate in the development, implementation, collection, processing and analysis maintained databases;
  • Serve as a “data-related liaison” between surveillance staff, program staff including contract managers, and external collaborators, to ensure appropriate coordination and management of data associated with ETE programming.
  • Participate in data-driven continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Assist in the review, update, and revision of partner services field manuals, policies and procedures, and operations guidance to reflect ETE-related additions and the breadth of current practice. 
  • Provide in-service training on legal mandates, case definition and reporting requirements, and the use of HIV-related data for programmatic purposes.
  • Conduct medical record reviews to verify cases of HIV infection. 
  • Provide training and technical assistance to hospital, primary care, and ambulatory care practices related to the implementation of routine testing and compliance with NYS public health law.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather and analyze information from various sources.
  • Exceptional writing skills, with the ability to clearly and thoroughly present quantitative and qualitative review findings to interested parties with varying technical backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills; in particular, able to provide technical assistance to internal and external parties.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to learn new programs.
  • The ability to working independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel within New York State.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of nine (9) semester hours of mathematics or statistics; and a minimum of two (2) years of research, evaluation, or epidemiologic experience; OR Master’s degree in public health or a related field and a minimum of one (1) year of research, evaluation or epidemiologic experience, required. 
  • Experience working with relational databases, SQL Programming, SAS, SPSS or other statistical software, required.
  • Experience working with HIV/AIDS population data, preferred but not necessary.
  • Experience providing training, preferred but not necessary.

IPRO offers a comprehensive benefits package.

IPRO is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.