Provides epidemiologic expertise for Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention Program. Collect, describe, & analyze healthcare facility data using advanced epidemiologic methods. Uses statistical software to manage large databases of surveillance data. Prepares annual reports & grants. Assists in coordinating public health investigations of HAI outbreaks. Prepares presentations & technical reports for internal use, professional presentation or publication. Participates in enhanced infection control assessments as needed/available. Other duties as assigned.
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, GIS, SAS, SPSS, Epi Info.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Masters in Public Health with evidence of successful completion of two courses in epidemiology and one course in Biostatistics. Background in coding data.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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