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Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology Supervisor

Date Posted:  Nov 21, 2020
Requisition ID:  124924

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

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About the Indiana State Department of Health
The Indiana State Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.


This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $41,574.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

The Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology Manager will manage the viral hepatitis epidemiology and surveillance activities and contribute to the vision and mission of ISDH and the Division of HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis by promoting, protecting and providing for the health of Hoosier.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Manage and supervise the viral hepatitis informatics epidemiologist and student hepatitis investigators.
  • Coordinates viral hepatitis surveillance, investigation, prevention and control activities and ensures that case information is accurate, complete and reported in a timely manner.
  • Initiate, monitor, and make decisions on viral hepatitis surveillance and epidemiology functions including electronic lab reporting, NBS improvements and approve out-going data requests.
  • Provide the Viral Hepatitis Program Director with annual disease reports.
  • Represent Indiana Viral Hepatitis Program as an active member of the CSTE hepatitis sub-committee and Hepatitis C ECHO.
  • Provide epidemiology and surveillance training for new employees in the viral hepatitis program. 
  • Manage the development, preparation, review and distribution of procedures and protocols for viral hepatitis case investigations.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for Hepatitis B and C by monitoring surveillance trends and performing epidemiologic analyses.
  • Provide guidance and education to ISDH program areas, field staff, local health departments, health care providers, schools, child care settings, and others during case investigations and outbreaks. 
  • Analyze data and prepare and distribute reports and feedback to healthcare providers, local health departments and other partners.
  • Conduct analyses and prepare abstracts, manuscripts, and reports for dissemination, including presentations and posters at state and national conferences.
  • Communicate with health care professionals, state and local officials, public health officials, the media and lay individuals verbally and in writing individually or in group setting.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.  

What We're Looking For:
  • Master's of Public Health with two (2) years of work experience in applied public health epidemiology.


  • Proficiency using SAS/SQL analytic software.
  • Broad knowledge of epidemiology and communicable disease surveillance.
  • Broad knowledge of electronic disease reporting and syndromic surveillance.
  • Extensive knowledge of epidemiological methods, study design and study analyses;
  • Extensive knowledge of advance level statistical procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of state, local and federal agencies and to coordinate efforts of administrative and professional personnel;
  • Ability to prepare research documents and reports.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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