$8,133.00 - $10,937.00 Monthly
The high end of the salary range, Step M is typically a longevity step
Internal Number: DOH7936
Make a difference.
As a senior-level manager for the Department of Health's enterprise data science analytics team within the Center for Data Science, you'll lead strategic initiatives to enhance data infrastructure, supporting the department's mission. Your role involves leveraging data analytics for evidence-based decision-making, resource allocation, and addressing health needs efficiently. You'll ensure transparent data dissemination to the public and stakeholders, fostering trust and accountability. Leading a team, you'll identify health disparities, enabling targeted interventions for promoting health equity among Washingtonians. Your efforts will strengthen the department's ability to respond to health emergencies through real-time data monitoring and predictive analytics, aligning with the state's healthcare mission. Join us in creating a robust and responsive healthcare ecosystem prioritizing transparency, equity, and trust for all residents of Washington.
The incumbent may be located anywhere within the State of Washington. This full-time, permanent Senior Epidemiologist’s duty station is homebased. Telework (mobile work) is currently expected. Required in-office work is rare and infrequent and would be scheduled in advance.
Education and/or experience:
Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics, Public Health, Science, Epidemiology, Public Policy or Health Policy, Health Services Research, Health Information Sciences, Computer Science, or closely related field AND six (6) years of experience in a healthcare or public health setting with health informatics responsibilities that include conducting and/or supporting informatics projects including scientific investigations information architecture management, and implementing data and information standards; OR,
Option 2: Master’s degree or higher from an accredited graduate school with a focus in public health, public health informatics, health care informatics, information technology, computer science, information science, public policy or health policy, statistics or related field AND four (4) years of experience in a healthcare or public health setting with health informatics responsibilities that include conducting and/or supporting informatics projects including scientific investigations, information architecture management, and implementing data and information standards, OR,
Option 3: Doctoral-level degree such as PhD of Informatics, Doctor of Public Health (Dr.PH.), Doctor of Health Science (D.H.Sc.), Ph.D. Management Information Systems and Technology, Ph.D Computer Science or closely related field AND two (2) years of experience doing senior-level public health informatics work; OR,
Option 4: An equivalent combination of education, professional experience, and lived experience.
AND for all of the options must have the following:
Public health, disease surveillance, healthcare informatics/surveillance systems and epidemiologic practices
Strategies for achieving effective data acquisition, management, quality, storage, use, and application to address clinical care and population health needs.
Data communications security and privacy techniques; legal and ethical issues regarding confidentiality and use of individually identifiable public health and medical record data.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies