With minimal guidance, manages all aspects of population health data analysis for the Health Department. Is responsible for the conduct of epidemiologic investigations used in the prevention and/or control of infectious and chronic diseases. Independently, conducts complex statistical analysis and reporting within established time frames. Fulfills a critical role in evaluating public health data for community health improvement initiatives and outcome measurement.
Completion of a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field, and two years of experience in a public health field which could include public health research, public health practice or work in an academic institution with focus on public health; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must have computer skills in EPI-Info, SPSS, Excel, Access, and Word.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical Journals and various documents.
Must possess effective interpersonal communication skills.
Project Management skills required.
Must have a valid Illinois driver's license, proof of liability insurance and access to reliable transportation.
Peoria City/County Health Department is a local health department that serves the public in order to assure access to acceptable and appropriate health care for each citizen of Peoria County as well as to provide services to protect the public's health and enhance the quality and quantity of human life.