The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH), is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Epidemiologist 3 (Infectious/Chronic Diseases) to work in the DPH Community, Family Health and Prevention Section (CFHPS). The CFHPS works to improve the health of the overall population across the lifespan, especially mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and other vulnerable groups, by establishing opportunities that support healthy living habits through education, early detection, access to care and chronic disease prevention.

This Epidemiologist 3 position will provide essential data management expertise for the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program, the Oral Health Program, and the Primary Care Program. This position will provide oversight of budgets and grant workplan activities.

ADDRESS: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT
WORK HOURS: Full-time, first shift, 35 hours per week
SCHEDULE: Typically Monday through Friday. (*There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule and working remotely in accordance with State policies.)
We offer a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
We encourage a strong work/life balance for all state employees.
We offer opportunities for professional and personal growth.
We have limitless areas for you to perform relevant and significant work.
Oversee day-to-day program operations of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI), ensuring web-based hospital reporting, referrals to OEC, and referrals to audiologists are completed and timely;
Write grant applications for federal funds, develop budgets and monitor financial expense reports, responses to technical reviews, carryover requests, and any additional amendment requests; and
Determine program priorities, including assignment and delegation of daily tasks; oversight for the implementation of public health initiatives work plans; establishing, updating, and maintaining program procedures.

About State of Connecticut - Department of Public Health

The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:


Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy
Preventing disease, injury, and disability
Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.