Position Description:  This position will serve as an entry-level epidemiologist responsible for carrying out a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries.  The epidemiologist works as a team member under the direction of the Director of Health Promotion conducting routine epidemiologic functions comprising surveillance, data collection, data analysis using basic epidemiologic methods, and assistance with epidemiologic investigations and population health assessments.  The epidemiologist will assist in collection and analysis of data from community health assessments, multi- sector data collection projects, public health surveillance systems and grant funded population health initiatives for the health district.  The Public Health Epidemiologist I is a grant funded position.

Pay Range: pay is commensurate with education and professional experience.  $22.56 - $29.33

Hours / Location:  Works a general schedule from 8:00 am – 4:30 M-F although flexible schedule may be required, including evenings, weekend, and holidays.

Status, Classification, SLSA Status: Full time, classified, non-exempt.

Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), paid holidays; paid vacation (based on time in public service); paid sick leave; paid personal leave; health insurance; vision/ dental insurance, wellness incentives.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Master’s degree in epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, public health, or related field.

·         Professional experience in data analysis, data management & manipulation, and report writing.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

·         Ability to communicate effectively with various audiences and populations (both in writing and verbally).

·         Detail oriented and organized, excellent time management skills, and strong customer service skills.

·         Ability to work well with others in a team environment.

·         Ability to prepare informative and accurate reports.

·         Must have a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and remain insurable in accordance with the agency’s insurance policy.

·         Ability to pass a B.C.I Background Check and Drug Screening.

·         Knowledge and understanding of the PHAB Accreditation process, familiarity of PHAB Standards, Measures, and Domains.

Ability to pass a B.C.I Background Check and Drug Screening.
To apply: Email your resume and cover letter to:  Ms. Donna Atchison, Administrative Assistant – Human Resources email address:  datchison@rosscountyhealth.org

For questions: Contact Kelly Dennis, Director of Health Promotion and Quality Improvement by calling 740-779-9652 ext. 2322 or email kdennis@rosscountyhealth.org

Position will remain open until filled.

A full position description can be seen on our website at

The Ross County Health District, is an equal opportunity employer, strives to hire and maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the culture and demographics of the population we serve.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level, Director

Job Function : Medical

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