Hawaii Statewide Stroke System Project (HSSSP) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Epidemiologist

Jun 27 2022
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch
Manoa - Kahala, Oahu

 

Hawaii Statewide Stroke System Project (HSSSP)

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Epidemiologist<​/p>

$5,600 monthly,commensuratew/trainingandexperien​ce

 

Exempt, non-civil service, temporary, full-time appointment.  The primary purpose of the position is to plan, develop, and implement epidemiological stroke data, policies, and procedures through working internal (i.e., DOH) and external partners toward assuring epidemiological stroke data quality and use throughout the state. Develops, maintains, and updates with relevant stakeholders comprehensive plans to address epidemiological stroke data statewide to fulfill responsibilities of the CDC Coverdell (DP-21-2102) cooperative agreement.

 

 

Minimum Qualification(s)

 

EDUCATION:  Master’s degree in Epidemiology or a health-related field is required.  The candidate must have completed and passed at least three (3) epidemiological methods courses, one of which must be at an advanced level, and at least two (2) biostatistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using statistical software (such as SAS or SPSS).  Each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Doctoral-level epidemiologist; or one (1) year of professional level work experience as an Epidemiologist conducting epidemiological analysis and program evaluation activities.

 

Allowable Substitutions would be a doctoral in Epidemiology or a health related field that included at least three (3) research methods courses, one of which must be at an advanced level, and at least two (2) statistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using statistical software such as SAS or SPSS may be substituted for the required educational experience.  Each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours.

 

LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii Type III driver’s license is preferred. 

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Mail completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, and salary requirements to:

 

Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch

3675 Kilauea Avenue, Trotter Building

Honolulu, HI  96816

Attn:  Michele Nishimoto

 

Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, please contact Michele Nishimoto at (808) 733-9320 or [email protected]   

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #124229.

 

This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will.”  

 

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai’i, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.  The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-​opportunities/   

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer