University of Washington School of Public Health
Electronic Disease Surveillance System Data Manager - Epidemiology & Response Division
Closing Date: March 24, 2018
Posted: February 27, 2018
The NM-EDSS data manager will participate in infectious disease surveillance and response for the state of New Mexico as part of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Bureau (IDEB) Informatics /Data Team, and IDEB Core Surveillance Team. This person will participate in infectious disease surveillance, assist with surveillance system administration, collaborate with subject matter experts (SME) to create new disease investigation pages in the New Mexico Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NM-EDSS), monitor daily and weekly Electronic Laboratory Report (ELR) volume, and participate in ELR validation. The data manager will also develop and maintain data cleaning programs in SAS statistical software, develop and maintain quality assurance reports using SAS statistical software, work with SMEs to identify and correct errors in the surveillance system, create and modify data fields in NM-EDSS, and provide training and technical assistance to all NM-EDSS users. This position requires working with the IDEB Surveillance team in processing incoming infection disease reports. This person may also be involved in data management and training activities for other databases within, or used by, IDEB. This position is a Pay Band 70.