Job Posting

Job Posting 5/27/2020



Job Description

Retain an Epidemiologist primarily dedicated to infectious disease preparedness and outbreak response activities



The Epidemiologist must have qualifications in epidemiology and public health infection surveillance, preferably with a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree ore at least two years working experience as an Epidemiologist to perform and track the following deliverables;


Job Duties

a.  Complete all pertinent case investigation procedures, with at least seventy-five percent (75%) completed within five (5) business days of initial report. DSHS appropriate/focused questionnaire investigation forms to be used are located at
b.  Enter all pertinent case investigation data correctly and completely in the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) within five (5) business days of completion of investigation of each case interview;
c.  Coordinate with hospitals and clinics within their jurisdiction to have at least ninety percent (90%) of laboratory specimens in Texas Administrative Code Rule § 97.3 and/or those related to outbreak investigations sent to the Laboratory Services Section, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas or other public health laboratory as designated by DSHS;
d.  Submit completed interviews related to outbreak investigations to DSHS through a secure electronic method to the designated EAID Epidemiologist no later than twenty-four (24) hours after completion of interview; and
e.Assure and monitor the confidential treatment and transfer of confidential data provided by DSHS and confidential data provided to DSHS.


Salary based on education and experience