This posting will fill position EP156 and EP158. This position will meet the goals and objectives of the supplemental HIV surveillance Medical Monitoring Project (MMP); conducts epidemiologic investigations by assisting with on site review of facilities and procedures, as well as all MMP patient recruitment, interviewing, and medical record abstraction activities from other health entities; serves as a recognized public health consultant on MMP-related issues, including providing technical assistance to requesting facilities on the application of advanced scientific and technical MMP methods and practices; reports key findings from the MMP surveillance system and supports surveillance system evaluation; assists with analyses and report preparation of MMP data pertinent to the HIV population using established epidemiologic techniques; uses established data confidentiality procedures for the protection of personally identifiable information; assists with the completion of Institutional Review Board requirements; initiates a working relationship with HIV care providers and maintains regular communications with them to ensure attainment of MMP project goals; and uses software tools for data quality activities for continuous and timely quality improvements in data accuracy, program review, and data standardization.
Experience conducting standardized surveys/interviews. Experience reviewing medical records to abstract information.
Experience with data quality assurance (QA) techniques. Experience with recruiting participation for a study or project. Experience with investigative/ locating techniques. Extensive travel and a valid Virginia driver's license required.
Experience working with diverse populations. Knowledge of HIV epidemiology, including testing, methodology, policies, and procedures.
Experience working in public health, including with epidemiologic surveillance activities. Degree with advanced coursework in public health or relevant experience. Experience analyzing and interpreting statistical data.
Applicants needing sponsorship need not apply. A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, must be submitted on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov/ for consideration.
Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.
State Of Virginia