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Public Health Investigator

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Kelly is seeking a **Public Health Investigator.** This is a **remote** position paying $24.11/hr


Hours: 8:15am-4:45pm


Contract from 4/12/2021-7/31/2022


**Respiratory Disease Public Health Investigator (PHI)**


Purpose of Position:


The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Respiratory Epidemiologist in routine surveillance and outbreak investigations of infectious respiratory diseases. The position helps oversee the coordination and timely completion of grant activities for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) surveillance and future COVID-19 related sentinel surveillance. The position provides additional capacity during outbreak investigations, special projects, and special studies. This is a contractual grant-funded position that will last until July 2023.


Responsibilities: Responsible for the coordination and timely completion of MIS-C grant activities; Serve as a general back-up to the Respiratory Epidemiologist; Assists in recruiting and managing sentinel surveillance sites for influenza and COVID-19; Provide additional capacity for routine surveillance coordination and outbreak activities; Coordinates with local health departments, hospitals, and other partners to ensure timely disease reporting and appropriate specimen collection; Assist in data entry involving epidemiologic investigations; Participates in disease outbreak investigations, including collecting data from partner agencies, and writing reports; Assists in disseminating results of investigations, special studies, routine surveillance, and analyses of health outcome data; Responsible for customer service regarding reporting and general disease inquiries; Serve as a backup to Vaccine-Preventable Disease Epidemiologists as knowledge base grows; Perform related duties as assigned.


Qualifications Bachelors degree in a relevant field required or 3+ years of relevant public health experience; Familiarity with medical terminology and medical record abstraction; Ability to communicate effectively; Advanced organizational and teamwork skills; Ability to prioritize tasks; Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, some familiarity with SAS and SQL a plus; Knowledge of basic statistical procedures and data interpretation; Experience in public health and program implementation; Ability to think critically about public health problems and develop collaborative solutions.


Working Conditions Must sit for extended periods of time working on computer; Work is performed remotely from their home and may need to appear at headquarters for training or meetings.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-03-17 Expires: 2021-04-17

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