- 2 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
· Acts as an epidemiological expert for FRP programs and provide leadership around the use of FRP programs data.
· Performs and documents procedures for data preparation, including data cleaning and standardization.
· Documents patterns of infant, child and maternal mortality that may be preventable
· Links fatality data with other datasets.
· Author’s public health fact sheets, web pages, and reports presenting surveillance and research data on FRP programs to a wide variety of audiences in Indiana.
· Organizes and deliver surveillance data at professional conferences, meetings, and other settings.
· Identifies common themes, trends, risk factors among cases, and creates community reports to disseminate information.
· Uses FRP data to identify gaps in community systems and possibilities for system improvement.
· Helps FRP team increase awareness for the issues that affect the health and safety of pregnant women, infants and children in Indiana.
· Participates in departmental activities, such as research group meetings, seminars, and conferences.
· Evaluates the effectiveness of all FRP programs.
· Conducts annual comprehensive data analyses for continuous quality improvement (CQI) and monitors the state and local data quality compare to national data.
· Helps improve the quality and completeness of FRP data by setting data quality and completeness targets for all FRP programs.
· Assists where possible with other projects within the division.
· Master's degree in Public Health with a specialization in epidemiology.
· Previous injury prevention or fatality review experience (preferred).
· Thorough knowledge of public health principles and practices, epidemiology, study design, and study analysis.
· Extensive experience in the use of statistical software for data analysis; working knowledge of SAS.
· Advanced ability to import and clean data for purposes of data analysis; compile data records into complete data sets.
· Link records for purposes of data analysis.
· Considerable knowledge of computers and competent in using software applications including: Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
· Considerable knowledge of available injury and violence databases, qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and their limitations.
· Advanced ability to develop assessment protocols.
· Extensive ability to communicate with health care and public health professionals, policy makers, agency staff, and the general public both verbally and in writing.
· Advanced experience in the writing of formal reports and articles and oral presentations.
· Familiarity with SAS and statistical procedures, including knowledge of linking methodologies and experience working with large datasets.
· Considerable knowledge of computers, and competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
· Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
· Ability to prepare reports and presentations.
· Ability to work closely with colleagues to identify data-related problems.
· Advanced ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of external partners.
· Considerable skill in coordinating complex work tasks.
· Advanced ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.