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As of Wednesday April 16, 2014, the following positions are available.

Disease Surveillance Specialist-Health Dept.

 

Summary

Performs as a contributing member of the public health emergency planning, preparing and response team.  Expected to respond as directed with the team to any threats to public health, whether natural or man-made.   Performs routine and complex research work in the fields of epidemiology and bioterrorism preparedness programs. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent  judgment. in the performance of the duties.  This position is a grant-funded position and the position and salary is directly dependent upon grant funds received.

 

Shift:   8 am – 5 pm M-F with some week-end and evening work required.  May be required to work as a part of the response team in the event of a public health emergency.                            

 

Education and/or Experience

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in science, biology, clinical or laboratory health care or a related field.    May have an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Registered Nurse preferred.

 

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $45052 - $49230 per year based on qualifications and experience. Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may also be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

Epidemiologist-Health Dept. in Angleton (Full-time)

 

Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, biostatistics or related field, or five to eight years related experience and/or training required, or combination of education and experience.  This position performs moderately complex epidemiological work.  Work involves assisting in the duties, implementation, and analysis of epidemiological investigations or studies; and participating in general data management and report writing for epidemiological investigations or studies.  Duties include, but are not limited to;

 

  • Analyze epidemiological data through the use of statistical measures
  • Abstracts epidemiological health data from the medical records of private and public health physicians and hospitals
  • Disseminates the results of investigations, special studies and surveillance
  • Participates in analyzing, planning, developing, coordinating and conducting specific epidemiological investigations or studies
  • Collects epidemiological data for the surveillance of specific diseases and conditions
  • Participates in the control of public health problems

 

Salary to commensurate with qualifications & experience.  Hours are 8a-5p M-F with some weekend and evening work required. Applicant may be required to work as part of the response team in the event of a public health emergency. This is a grant funded position and the position and salary is directly dependent upon grant funds received. Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

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