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LEAD EPIDEMIOLOGIST PUBLIC HEALTH

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

At CHA, we are dedicated to serving our neighborhoods and our employees are at the heart of this compassionate, quality care. We are building a skilled, dynamic workforce to meet patient needs. Category: Professional and Management
Location: CHA Windsor Street Care Center, Cambridge, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 9am-5:30pm, M-F
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 03/19/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-88990
Job Details

  • The mission of the Cambridge Public Health Department (CPHD) is to improve the quality of life for all who live, learn, work, and play in the city by preventing illness and injury; encouraging healthy behaviors; and ensuring safe and healthy environments. CPHD protects and promotes the health of everyone in Cambridge through services, information, policies, and regulations.
    The department's Division of Epidemiology and Data Services monitors the health of the city of Cambridge by tracking disease and identifying emerging health issues. The division provides epidemiological, data management, and analysis support to all Cambridge Public Health Department divisions, as well as outside groups. Job Purpose: -Serves as an intermediate-level professional epidemiologist, responsible for carrying out a broad and complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries, and intervention planning and evaluation.
    -This level of epidemiologic work includes developing and designing methods of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data and requires an understanding of program processes and methods for prevention, intervention, and control of diseases of public health importance.
    -Conducts advanced descriptive and comprehensive analyses (e.g., simple regression, stratified analyses to control for confounding, adjusted odds ratios, and relative risks) of surveillance data for multiple audiences. Reports key findings and performs evaluations of the surveillance system.
    -Designs interventions to identify, analyze, and report public health issues and problems, resulting in improved monitoring of health status and its correlates, identification of trends or outbreaks of diseases or other adverse health events, provision of data and information about corrective actions or programs to alleviate adverse health effects, and proposal of practices or policies based on such data and information that will promote and protect public health.
    -Participates in the design, management, and use of surveillance systems for diseases of public health importance. Identifies program surveillance data needs, designs instruments for the collection of surveillance information and data, and implements new or revises existing surveillance systems.
    -Conducts literature reviews for program planning, for preparation of publications, and for evaluation. Designs and prepares reports from analyses of surveillance data, literature reviews, and other information. Makes oral presentations to diverse audiences. Qualifications/Requirements: Required:
    -A master's degree in public health (MPH) or a master's of science degree in public health (MSPH)
    -Coursework in Epidemiology
    -Knowledge of a statistical programming language (R or SAS preferred)
    -At least 2 years of work experience in public health
    -Experience with GIS Work Experience: A successful candidate will demonstrate excellent computer skills, including experience using Microsoft Office and Google Suite for word processing, editing spreadsheets, and creating presentations. Excellent writing, verbal and communication skills are required. Polite, friendly, and personable individual able to interact positively with the general public and multiple department staff. Able to balance multiple tasks with excellent organizational skills. [cha010112] Share this page Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Affiliated with: Teaching Hospital of Our Address Cambridge Health Alliance
    1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
    617-665-1000 In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, relationship identity or relationship structure, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment. Psychiatric Services recently published the work of three CHA researchers on the potential advantages of transitioning from a fee-for-service payment model to a value-based care model, highlighting the opportunities and challenges of CHA's shift to a value-based model of care. https://twitter.com/APAPubJournals/status/1367859951868186629 CHA Cambridge Teen Health Center is open & offers primary care for teens & young adults. From physicals to immunizations, mental health evaluations to support, reproductive care to education - it's all here. Call us at 617-665-1548 to schedule a visit. https:// buff.ly/39rXBZz CHA hosts virtual SMART Recovery Support Groups each Thursday, from 6 - 7 p.m., on Zoom. Learn more today: https:// buff.ly/3ryFib9 Help us slow the spread of COVID-19. Remember to:
    - Avoid crowds
    - Practice social distancing when standing in lines
    - Wear a mask
    CHA is here for you! https:// buff.ly/3iDobm1 The pandemic has left many individuals and families in need. Rest assured CHA is here for you with CHA Connect, a free online service that lists community programs in your area - such as food support, housing, job training and more. https:// buff.ly/2QTxyRw Even superheroes wear masks and wash their hands! You can have a big impact on others around you and how seriously they take preventative measures. Can I choose which COVID-19 vaccine I get? You should get any COVID-19 vaccine that is available when you are eligible. All currently authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Learn more about the vaccines on our website at https:// buff.ly/3jtI8Mk "Today marks National Doctors' Day. It is a day to shine extra light and appreciation on the doctors in our teams and all that we are able to accomplish together." -Dr. Assaad Sayah, CEO Are you a nurse looking for a great # career opportunity? Look no further! We are currently recruiting a Perioperative Nurse Manager. This role includes a $5k SIGN ON BONUS FOR DIRECT HIRES! https:// buff.ly/3s06DDJ Keep it up! It's important to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19.
    Learn more about the vaccines at https:// buff.ly/3jtI8Mk Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Retweeted SUPPORT THE CHILDREN CHA SERVES! CHA's annual Bike4Books fundraiser takes place this year on April 1-19. All proceeds from Bike4Books are used to purchase books for Project READ, CHA's childhood literacy program. Apply today! https:// buff.ly/2OHX5iN CHA director of multicultural affairs and patient services, Vonessa Costa, adds her voice to defining equity. Find out what she and other healthcare leaders said at @ MAHealthHosp 's 2021 Leading the Conversation Conference. https:// buff.ly/39dOkUM CHA's Center for Mindfulness and Compassion is offering FREE guided daily online practices. Sessions include bringing kindness to our stress, anxiety, grief and fear. Learn more: https:// buff.ly/3tNLley Tonight at 6:30 p.m.! COVID-19 vaccines community panel discussion: Drs. Gaurab Basu & Jeanette Callahan and Cambridge Public Health Department associate chief of clinical services Tracy Rose-Tynes, RN. Watch on Facebook Live @CouncilorPerlman or stream: https:// buff.ly/3c9ThzU The month of March is National Social Work Month. It is a time to celebrate and recognize the great amazing work social workers provide to our patients, communities and colleagues. A big thank you to our social workers. Your work creates positive change across our organization. Congrats Gaurab Basu, MD, MPH, primary care physician and co-director of the Center for Health Equity Education & Advocacy at CHA. Dr Basu was named to the @ Grist 50 for his efforts to raise awareness about the health impact of climate change. # grist50 https:// buff.ly/3w1D2gn Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Retweeted CHA offers live, virtual, FREE virtual yoga classes with certified yoga instructors for patients of all experience levels. Whether you've been practicing for years or have never touched your toes, CHA yoga is a welcoming space to practice. https:// buff.ly/3izvPOc There are no more Tweets in this timeline.

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