Job Title Foodborne Illness Epidemiologist - Phoenix, AZ
Kelly Scientific Resources (KSR), a division of Kelly Services, is recognized as a leader in the staffing industry, with temp, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire opportunities at a variety of companies. To satisfy our clients' needs, we work with the best people in the scientific community. That's where you come in. Why Kelly? Servicing clients around the globe, Kelly provides employment to more than 530,000 employees annually. As a Kelly Services employee you will receive weekly electronic pay, benefits options, a services bonus, employee discounts, and more!
KSR is currently seeking a Foodborne Diseases Epidemiologist , to work for our client, Arizona Department of Health Services, in Phoenix, AZ. This is a contract opportunity and is a great way to join a secure institution. SUMMARY This position will improve the State's ability to detect, report, and investigate infectious disease concerns, including foodborne diseases. RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct investigations of reported infectious disease cases Conduct surveillance for infectious diseases, bioterrorism or other public health emergencies based on professional education and experience. Regularly monitors and performs analyses on infectious diseases and summarizes findings through written reports. Provides consultation or assistance to local health agencies investigations of outbreaks or reportable communicable diseases. Conducts epidemiological studies and investigations to identify and characterize infectious diseases. Provides recommendations on control and prevention measures for infectious diseases. Provides education to the public, health departments, and providers on infectious disease. QUALIFICATIONS Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology or related field. Skills in working with local, tribal, state, federal, and international health agencies. Skills in analyzing and utilizing judgment to evaluate a wide variety of technical, epidemiological data and using code-driven statistical analysis programs, preferably SAS. Knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology and laboratory testing techniques. Experience in conducting case interviews and performing epidemiologic studies. Experience providing education to the public and providers about infectious diseases. Skills in designing and conducting scientific studies and investigations to identify and isolate infectious diseases. Understanding of common infectious diseases, including modes of transmission and control. Knowledge of conducting routine statistical tests for infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigations. If you meet the requirements and you are interested in this rewarding opportunity please click the “Apply Now” button to be considered for this immediate opening. We look forward to hearing from you! Due to the overwhelming amount of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to those that meet the requirements for this position. We appreciate your interest in working with Kelly Scientific Resources! Discover great opportunities with Kelly Scientific Resources (KSR). KSR, a division of Kelly Services, is recognized as a leader in the staffing industry, partnering with a variety of industries. To satisfy our clients' needs, we work with the best people in the scientific community. Our experienced staff identifies and employs top-notch talent and our unique training provides outstanding long-term opportunities for career development. We offer a full-range of scientific staffing options, from entry-level to PhD in temporary, temp to hire, and direct placement positions. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer.
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