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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Epidemiology Analyst

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
25 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Acute Communicable Disease Control Program (ACDC)

Healthcare Infection Control and Surveillance

Monthly Salary: $5,757

Fully Paid Medical/Dental Insurance

The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Epidemiology Analyst.  Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

The Epidemiology Analyst will be responsible for ensuring all activities related to the Healthcare Infection Control and Surveillance Project are implemented to achieve the overarching objectives.  The Epidemiologist Analyst will assist in the planning, design, and implementation of surveillance systems for healthcare associated infections in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

  • Design and evaluate infection prevention and control strategies relating to healthcare associated infections (HAI) and other public health emergencies;

  • Perform data analysis and interpretation of surveillance data;

  • Design and conduct epidemiologic surveys, develop work flow for monitoring persons exposed to infectious diseases, and prepare epidemiological reports using health data and assessments tools from multiple sources;

  • Develop, review and revise protocols for emerging disease response, and evaluate effectiveness through trainings, exercises, and after-action reports; and

  • Assist in the preparation of grant reports to support enhanced surveillance on disease and infection control practices.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college with specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease or equivalent; and

  • A valid Class C California Driver’s License, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation for travel to a variety of sites throughout Los Angeles County.

 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in designing, conducting, evaluating and interpreting epidemiological studies or investigations; and

  • Knowledge in communicable disease surveillance and control, including interpretation and evaluation of laboratory test results and statistical data.

To apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to [email protected]  or call the office at (626) 793-0020.