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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Epidemiologist 1 in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities. Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Public Health Preferred. Experience with CTEDSS. Data analysis experience with SAS or R. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's Degree in Public Health Preferred. Experience with CTEDSS. Data analysis experience with SAS or R. Required Skill/ability 5: Must have motor vehicle license and access to a car, and be willing to travel throughout the state of Connecticut: travel reimbursement provided. Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS Required Skill/ability 3: Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to work independently to prioritize tasks according to program needs, and to accomplish state program goals. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) University Job Title: Epidemiologist 1 Required Skill/ability 1: Experience with in depth medical chart review and abstraction for infectious diseases via remote access to electronic medical records including demonstrated experience with EPIC and/or other electronic medical record systems. Required Skill/ability 4: Experience with standard Microsoft Office software programs including Access and Excel. Required Skill/ability 2: Understanding of infectious disease surveillance methods and procedures. Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.