We are seeking to appoint an Epidemiologist to assists in the planning and implementation of epidemiological programs to prevent and control diseases, injuries, or conditions within the ACCHS .

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing data collection; analysing data using basic epidemiological methods; participating in workgroups; and effectively communicating both orally and in writing.
  • Provide planning and development capacity for the Comprehensive Care Practice Unit to respond to communicable disease.
  • Provide epidemiological support to the Comprehensive Care Practice Unit.
  • Implement the principles of multiculturalism by ensuring services provided by Comprehensive Care Practice Unit are accessible and culturally appropriate to consumers.

Selection criteria

  1. Tertiary qualification in health or a related field or equivalent work/study experience
  2. An understanding of the Aboriginal Health policy, public affairs and regulatory environment impacting on the Aboriginal Community Control Health Sector
  3. Excellent verbal communications with ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people, government stakeholder regardless of seniority, including ability to convey complex information in an acceptable way
  4. Experience in the design, preparation and delivery of facilitated workshops, forum and community group meetings, applying a range of tools and techniques
  5. Detailed understanding of epidemiological principles as they relate to communicable disease surveillance and outbreak investigation
  6. Demonstrated ability to consult with other health care professionals to manage the public health aspects of communicable disease cases
  7. High level organisational skills including an ability to meet deadlines
  8. Current Class C driver’s licence
  9. Experience working in the Health Sector
  10. Experience working with Indigenous Organisations
  11. Experience in Not-For-Profit organisations in particular NGO’s
Employer:
AH&MRC of NSW
Location:
Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Salary range TBD
Closing:
27 April 2018
Contact:

Please forward your selection criteria and CV to the Human Resources Department:

Written applications should contain the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Statement addressing the Selection Criteria

Please do not send applications without the selection criteria.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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