The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of
The Position: Assist with shipment of specimens to reference laboratories for epidemiology; send day to day communications to and communicate with sentinel site staff and maintenance of network; assist with organization of land training for sentinel site staff on patient selection, collection of specimens, filling in forms and shipping; send all required documentation to participating sentinel site clinicians; send sentinel sites supplies fo kits containing lab request forms, specimen containers and other supplies are required; maintain inventory of supplies for routine surveillance activities; daily communication with Pohnpei State Hospital Laboratory; monitor timelines and completeness of reporting and specimen submission from all site; coordinate efforts with regional partners; participate in design of information sharing and populating of epidemiology database; weekly sentinel surveillnace report generation; provide data and assist producation of annual report for Department of Health and Social Affairs and for publication; disseminate guidelines and recommendations on outbreak prone disease as requested by state and national Epi Net teams; performs other duties as assigned.
The Incumbent: Graduation from a two year college with AS degree in health, and Bio-Statistics studies are desireable. Proficiency with computer programs sich as Microsoft Office. Proficiency with Access and epidemiology software is desireable. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner and a high level of initiave.
Benefits: Depending on availability of funds, this position will be on special service contract. Depending on experience and education, a salary ranges from $15,000.00 to $20,000.00 per year will be offered.
To Apply: Submit resume or application by mail, fax or e-mail address:
Department of Health & Social Affairs
The Division of Personnel and Administration will be accepting application/resume until the position is filled.