Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00120757
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Public Health Programs or designee. The Director of Epidemiology directs and oversees all aspects of health status assessment and health planning for use in agency and community based strategic planning and program development. Applies principles of epidemiology, health informatics and planning.
- Master's degree or higher in Epidemiology or Biostatistics, or Master's degree or higher in Public Health, with a concentration in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Infectious Diseases is required
- Minimum five (5) years' experience working in community epidemiologic analysis of population health data is required
- Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience is required
- Minimum one (1) year of experience in disease surveillance and control; chronic disease assessment and prevention; demography; public health informatics; or community health assessment and planning is required
- Must obtain NIMS FEMA IS 100, 200, 700, and 800 certifications within six months is required
- Must be able to travel to locations throughout the Cook County area is required
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER