We are seeking to appoint an Epidemiologist to assists in the planning and implementation of epidemiological programs to prevent and control diseases, injuries, or conditions within the ACCHS .
- Performing data collection; analysing data using basic epidemiological methods; participating in workgroups; and effectively communicating both orally and in writing.
- Provide planning and development capacity for the Comprehensive Care Practice Unit to respond to communicable disease.
- Provide epidemiological support to the Comprehensive Care Practice Unit.
- Implement the principles of multiculturalism by ensuring services provided by Comprehensive Care Practice Unit are accessible and culturally appropriate to consumers.
- Tertiary qualification in health or a related field or equivalent work/study experience
- An understanding of the Aboriginal Health policy, public affairs and regulatory environment impacting on the Aboriginal Community Control Health Sector
- Excellent verbal communications with ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people, government stakeholder regardless of seniority, including ability to convey complex information in an acceptable way
- Experience in the design, preparation and delivery of facilitated workshops, forum and community group meetings, applying a range of tools and techniques
- Detailed understanding of epidemiological principles as they relate to communicable disease surveillance and outbreak investigation
- Demonstrated ability to consult with other health care professionals to manage the public health aspects of communicable disease cases
- High level organisational skills including an ability to meet deadlines
- Current Class C driver’s licence
- Experience working in the Health Sector
- Experience working with Indigenous Organisations
- Experience in Not-For-Profit organisations in particular NGO’s