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Immunizations Surveillance Epidemiologist

Company: WiredPeople, Inc.
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:This Immunizations Surveillance Epidemiologist is a member of an interdisciplinary team of epidemiologists and public health consultants assisting Florida in reaching its strategic public health goals. - Candidates will be required to work onsite in Tallahassee, FL alongside this -interdisciplinary team.Essential Functions:

Assist in the design, implementation, management, and analysis of immunizations surveys.Lead integration of the National Immunizations Surveys and Florida SHOTS (Florida's immunization registry) for state-level vaccination coverage assessment. Coordinate surveillance activities statewide on immunizations status surveillance, including conducting statistical analysis of immunizations surveillance data to define and monitor immunizations rates and trends in immunization practices.Coordinate activities related to the grant (ensure all grant deliverables are being met, do quarterly reports). Assist county health departments in the design and evaluation of health initiatives aimed at improving immunization rates.Work with the Florida SHOTS Business Analyst to respond to data requests from partners.Review existing data sources on immunization status and vaccination exemptions as well as look at trends over time for immunization status indicators and review existing reports on a regular basis. Identify and validate new data sources for immunization status and trends in immunization status. Review policies, guidance documents, and data collection tools to see if we are making the right recommendations and collecting the right data in the right ways. Review current interoperability functionality between Merlin (Florida's reportable disease surveillance system) and Florida SHOTS to assess what additional updates need to be made. Ensure those updates are entered into the appropriate change management software, prioritized for release, and tested prior to release. Update web content.Qualifications:
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong data analysis and data visualization skills and a firm understanding of public health surveillance, syndromic surveillance and surveillance system evaluation methodologies.Experience with analysis -software such as SAS, SQL, Access and/or other analytical tools (R, SPSS) and experience with GIS.MPH, MSPH, or MS in epidemiology, or equivalent degree including completion of at least three graduate-level epidemiology courses and two graduate-level biostatistics courses.WiredPeople provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, WiredPeople complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation -and -training.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: WiredPeople, Inc., Tallahassee , Immunizations Surveillance Epidemiologist, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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