National Violent Death Reporting System Epidemiologist - New Mexico Department of Health

LOCATION: Santa Fe, NM

CLOSING DATE: December 27, 2018

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 13329

POSTED: November 27, 2018

Description:

This position will conduct surveillance of circumstances associated with violent deaths and develop and pursue prevention recommendations and work to reduce the incidence of violent death in New Mexico Position will lead the New Mexico Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS), which oversees violent death surveillance activities (and includes drug overdose-related deaths). The incumbent will also provide leadership for two data abstractor positions that study circumstances of violent and overdose-related deaths. In addition, the selected candidate will disseminate surveillance and prevention results in written reports, presentations, web-based formats, press releases, and publications. This epidemiologist may also be the Principal Investigator for, and help manage, the federal NVDRS grant. THIS POSTING MAY BE USED TO CONDUCT ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

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