Medina County Health Department

Community Health Division

External Posting

Posting Date:   January 25, 2023                 Close Date:  February 6, 2023

Position: Epidemiologist

Employment Status: Non-Exempt, Full time (40 hrs/wk)

Wage:  Hourly, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Medina County Health Department, a nationally accredited health department, has a full-time opening for an Epidemiologist. The purpose of this position is to conduct epidemiologic investigations used in preventing and controlling specific communicable and chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions and in planning health programs. Results of work efforts aid in the monitoring of health status and its correlates, identifying trends or outbreaks of diseases or other adverse health events, and providing data and information about corrective actions or programs to promote and protect public health. 

General Qualifications (including but not limited to):                                               

Have advanced training in epidemiology/public health and act as a resource in epidemiologic investigations and analysis. Tabulate and analyze epidemiologic data by using appropriate statistical techniques in order to detect possible outbreaks. Carry out a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries.

Thorough knowledge of statistical and database software needed for all data processing. Conduct descriptive analysis of the epidemiology of reported diseases. Monitor disease trends and create statistical report.

Master’s degree in Public Health or similar field; or Bachelor’s in Public Health, or other bachelor’s degree or non-epidemiology degree (e.g., RN, EHRS) plus completion of basic epidemiology course and at least one graduate level course in epidemiology or biostatistics.        
Essential Functions of the Position include but are not limited to: 

Interested applicants will apply by completing the Medina County Health Department Employment Application located on our website at  Print out the application, complete it and send it along with a current resume with cover letter no later than 4:30 PM February 6, 2023 to: Human Resources, Medina County Health Department, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256; or fax to (330) 723-9659; or e-mail to EOE

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