Alpha Rae

  • Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist (58753)

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 10:52 AM)
    ID
    2019-3243
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Public Health
    Length of Assignment
    Long Term (Potential Temp to Perm)
    Working Hours
    8:00AM - 4:30PM
    Pay Rate
    DOE
    Area of City
    46204
  • Responsibilities

    • Provide evaluation services to assist with meeting deliverables for programs such as Title V and MIECHV which require periodic needs assessments.
    • Support the Title V and MIECHV needs assessments following federal guidelines.
    • Coordinate evaluation efforts across MCH staff, internal and external partners, and community contracts whose roles touch the MCH population.
    • Conduct community based focus groups and analyze data to inform future programing decisions.
    • Work with the MCH Programs team and home visiting team to implement evaluation recommendations for program improvement.
    • Work with external evaluators to identify data sources, subpopulations, and high-need communities in Indiana to evaluate strategies and interventions and to measure performance.
    • Provide evaluation to MCH programs, specifically Title V funded Programs and the OB Navigation program.
    • Incumbent serves as subject matter expert on evaluation.
    • Assist the external evaluator with tracking outcomes for Title V and MIECHV Needs Assessment Enhanced Strategies and Performance Measures, and evaluation plan.
    • Write reports as requested by the MCH Division Director and assist in coordinating reports with the external evaluator.
    • Publishes and disseminates information, data, findings, and results in writing and/or verbally as presentations, to all stakeholders to assist with decision making and activity implementation.
    • Works with the MCH programs team on development of grant proposals and sub-grant request for proposals (RFPs), as needed.
    • Work is expected to be conducted in adherence with state, national, and federal guidelines and recommendations, and within budget limitations and agency policies.
    • Conduct evaluation studies to assess impact and effectiveness of MCH Division programs, strategies and policies such as Title V and OB Navigation.

     

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or Program Evaluation
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: public health or community health, health education, or similar degree. Master’s Degree in Public Health preferred.
    • Two years relevant experience needed – in public or community health settings preferred.
    • Extensive knowledge in evaluation, logic models, data analysis, and objective writing.
    • Knowledge of public health/health promotion evaluation methods.
    • Extensive writing skills for the creation of reports.
    • Experience with project coordination in an interdisciplinary/team environment.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. SAS proficiency preferred.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state, local community partners.

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