A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Planning & Operations Team!

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

What You’ll Do:
– This position serves as a senior-level professional epidemiologist responsible for carrying out a broad and complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries. SAS coding is essential for success in this role.

– You’ll also plan and conduct epidemiologic studies and urgent outbreak investigations. Coordinates and communicates evidence-based interventions and/or control measures in response to epidemiologic findings. Identify and evaluate a wide range of health conditions within an assigned program.

– Specifically, the Cancer Registry Senior Epidemiologist is responsible for the following: analyzes cancer data; designs, implements, and performs cancer epidemiological studies; investigates cancer concerns, develops cancer protocols and coordinates with other agencies; produces detailed cancer reports; provides cancer data and responds to data requests from outside partners, communities, and the public; coordinates data linkages and approved research projects; coordinates national data submissions and supports data activities required of the federal grant; works closely with and supports data needs of other ADHS cancer and chronic disease programs. Requires in state and out-of-state travel.

Selective Preference(s):

Masters of public health and at least one year of professional experience in applied public health epidemiology OR a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in epidemiology, health education, biostatistics, or a related field and at least two years of professional experience public health practice.

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About Arizona Department of Health Services

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Pilot Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.