To apply online please go to http://www.bphc.org/careers and search for requisition number: 704.
Epidemiologist II - Violence Prevention - CAFH
723/725/727 Mass Ave-LOC14
May 29, 2018
Number of Openings
The Neighborhood Trauma Team Network is a collaboration of over 15 community based organizations, health centers and hospitals working together to
offer citywide and neighborhood based trauma response and recovery services to support to residents impacted by community violence. The Violence
Prevention Epidemiologist II position sits within the Division of Violence Prevention's Neighborhood Trauma Team Network (NTTN) program. The
Epidemiologist II is responsible for data management, analyses, and reporting for the Neighborhood Trauma Team Network initiative, and the position is
integral to the functioning and oversight of the program. The Epidemiologist II will assure community partners have real time information about incidents of
community violence; design a data management system to easily track the needs, services, and follow up required for residents and communities impacted
by violent events; and will analyze system wide data to understand impact of program, and make recommendations for strategic direction of the initiative.
The Epidemiologist II will produce accurate and timely briefings for Boston Public Health Commission and City leadership, and will be responsible for
special projects in the Division of Violence Prevention and the Office of Research and Evaluation related to division wide data management, analysis,
reporting, and quality improvement, and the citywide impact of violence. This position will be co-assigned between the Division of Violence Prevention and
the Office of Research and Evaluation.
Performs statistical and epidemiological analyses on violence, community health, and program data.
Designs, develops, then manages a program, information system for near real-time tracking of violence impacting Boston communities and resulting BPHC
Neighborhood Trauma Team Network (NTTN) service follow up
Develops, coordinates, and oversees special surveillance projects as needed.
Ensures that data collection is complete and accurate.
Performs epidemiological investigations.
Using appropriate data collection tools, assesses, analyzes, and collects surveillance data from internal and external partners
Produces statistical and epidemiological reports, including tables, charts and other descriptive formats.
Prepares reports as needed for the Division of Violence Prevention, Research and Evaluation, the Neighborhood Trauma Team Network program and the
Serves as an Division of Violence Prevention liaison for various BPHC programs and external partners.
Provides the Division of Violence Prevention Director or designee with timely information on impact of violence and service follow up
May hire, train, evaluate and supervise employees of a lower grade
Attends meetings within the Division of Violence Prevention and Office of Research and Evaluation and other programs or agencies as needed.
Participates in on-call coverage as assigned
Performs other duties as required.
Master's degree in public health or related field required, MPH Preferred
Understanding of Epidemiology concepts and quantitative methodologies required
Knowledge of violence epidemiology required
Proficiency using Microsoft Office products required.
Proficiency using SAS, excel required.
Excellent oral and writing skills required.
Excellent organizational skills required.
Ability to work as part of a diverse team, to manage competing priorities, & to consistently meet deadlines required.
City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an
automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such
direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an
advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and
all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply
$1,256.63 -- 1,472.34
35hrs/wk M-F 9:00 -- 5:00 Position may require some evenings, weekend, or holiday coverage to send out notifications of violent events that occur in the
Internal Number: 704
About Boston Public Health Commission
Our mission is to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable.
We strive to fulfill our mission through a wide range of health initiatives that target preventable disease and injury. Through the years, public health has made great strides when it comes to infant mortality, childhood immunization, cancer, heart disease, and tuberculosis, to name a few.
But there is still work to do. These days of economic stress and fear of new and unknown viruses and disease have reminded many of the importance of a sound public health system. Public health is here for the city of Boston, now more than ever
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