Epidemiologist - Edmonton

Now Hiring 
(Full Time Term to March 31, 2022)

First Nations Health Consortium is hiring an Epidemiologist, who will report to the SARF Manager. This position will lead and manage multiple projects related to FNHC Data collection. The Epidemiologist will manage research from the FNHC Database and apply information and conclusions gathered from the research. This includes the ability to clearly define information requirements, apply epidemiology principles and research methodologies, communicate findings clearly, and determine and apply statistical analysis to improve programs, services and identify gaps in service and needs for improvement.

 Summary of Key Responsibilities

•  Using computer programs to compile, calculate and analyze data
•  Collection and analysis of research and statistical data through observations, reports, surveys to investigate health and social issues
•  Development of health and social initiatives based on new research data and analysis
•  Manage awareness of current trends, new findings, repetitions, etc.
•  Presentation of research findings to Management, First Nations leadership, government, communities and organizations
•  Development or improvement of research and data methodology
•  Plan and direct studies of data to identify challenges, causes, approaches
•  Monitor data and analysis to seek ways to improve programs

Qualifications

•  Master’s Degree or near completion of in health management, public health or related field from an accredited college or university. 

Qualifications:

•  Clear and concise communication skills both spoken and written 
•  A critical thinker who can analyze data to determine how best to respond to findings
•  Advanced organizational, analytical, reasoning and research skills
•  High level user in databases
•  Two or more years of experience working in or closely with First Nations people and communities with demonstrated cultural knowledge and competencies.
•  Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision 

Closing Date: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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