The Southeast Utah Health Department is hiring an epidemiologist to provide support for investigators, contact tracers, case managers, and other individuals working with COVID-19 and other outbreaks and communicable diseases. The individual will also monitor data, produce reports, written material, and presentations related to epidemiology. Works with everyone at the health department. This person should have a knowledge of public health statistical analysis, data collection and interviewing techniques, statistical tools, surveillance systems, infectious diseases and be able to analyze and solve problems. Interpersonal and presentation skills along with maintaining confidentiality are very important. This is a TEMPORARY full-time position (30-40 hours a week) with benefits that ends March 31, 2022, contingent on COVID-19 funding. This position may require some work on evenings and weekends as caseload demands. Additionally, this position will provide remote support to other local health jurisdictions throughout the state according to local and statewide caseload. Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, public or environmental health, nursing, or related degree is preferred. Starting pay is $22.50/hour depending on education and experience. Drug test and background check is required. Must be able to verify work eligibility through the Federal E-Verify System. You may send your application and resume to SEUHD, P.O. Box 800, Price, UT 84501, Attention Delia or email to: email@example.com. Call or email Delia with any questions 435-637-3671. Open until filled.
Published in The Times-Independent, Moab, Utah, July 23, 2020.