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Senior/ Epidemiologist, DCE

Location: Singapore
Company: National Healthcare Group Polyclinics
foundit (Monster)
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MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
. Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of existing disease surveillance/database systems in DCE and OCEAN.
. Developing new surveillance/database systems using novel data sources and methods.
. Responsible for the production of timely DCE and OCEAN surveillance systems reports.
. Responsible for regular auditing and feedback to stakeholders of the completeness, timeliness and utility of data flows in DCE and OCEAN surveillance systems.
. Develop strategic collaborations between DCE, OCEAN, and stakeholders from within and outside of TTSH.
. Provide expert epidemiological input into communicable and non-communicable diseases prevention programmes and clinical and epidemiological research portfolio of the department.
. Provide expert epidemiology and public health advice into administrative and clinical decision making or policies in TTSH and wider audience.
. Lead and drive epidemiological research to improve patient care and enhance infection and disease prevention in TTSH.
. Responsible for the supervision and teaching of junior Epidemiologists in the department.
. Work closely with and be accountable to the Epidemiology Lead, and Consultant(s), OCEAN
. Undertake infectious disease incident investigation and management such as outbreaks in hospitals and communities as and when required.
. Actively participate as a member or team lead for quality improvement projects of Hospital-wide / Departmental level.
. Have good interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a team and a willingness to travel to different locations if required.
. Provide leadership input in the design, conduct and analysis of special questionnaires/surveys contact tracing and data collection/handling.
. Contribute to the design, management and interrogation of databases.
. Leadership responsibility for data management processes from input to extraction and cleaning for analysis.
. Provide sound statistical knowledge for appropriate epidemiological analysis of data.
. Contribute to the teaching programmes of the department/hospital/other institutions.
. Contribute to and write scientific reports and articles.
. Actively present at conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals
. Perform line management of junior staff in the department.
. Provide cross-coverage of colleagues in DCE and OCEAN where necessary.
. Carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Supervisor and/or the Head of Department.
. Exhibit understanding of the ethical, legal and technical obligations relating to confidentiality of medical and personal identifiable information.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
. Preferably a medical-related basic degree (MBBS or MD or BSc Nursing) but Degree holders in Life Sciences / Mathematics / Statistics may also apply.
. At least a Masters degree in Public Health (with a focus in epidemiology) or Epidemiology.
. Knowledge of the principles and practice of surveillance including data management, data transmission, data security, data quality, data analysis including descriptive statistics and graphics and data reporting.
. Possess work experience in health-related setting such as hospitals, public health organizations and academic institutions.
. Experience with surveillance databases hospital laboratory databases medical research and clinical trials.
. Understand healthcare systems principals and practice of epidemiology, and proven knowledge and skills in data analysis and proficient with using at least one Statistical Software package (SAS/STATA/SPSS/R).
. Ability to develop and maintain databases, extract and analyze data using appropriate databases and spreadsheets including Excel, Access or EpiData / EpiData analysis, EPI Info etc.
. Experience in report writing manuscript preparation and publication.
. Proficient in MS Office applications
. Proficient in data management, data transmission, data security, data quality, data analysis and data reporting.
. Ability or strong interest in research.
. Ability to solve problems by identifying root causes, develops and implement interventions, and evaluate outcome of interventions.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES . Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of existing disease surveillance/database systems in DCE and OCEAN. . Developing new surveillance/database systems using novel data sources and methods. . Responsible

Skills: Senior/ Epidemiologist

Experience: 0.00-50.00 Years

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