Data Support Specialist

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Job Title:

Data Support Specialist

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Working Title:

Surveillance Investigator

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Work Location:

Frankfort, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time, on phone frequently, long periods of time in front of a computer, infrequently lifting more than 20 lbs.


Primarily days
Monday – Friday
Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as needed.

Job Summary:

The Surveillance Investigator conducts active and passive surveillance for HIV cases reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH), for cases receiving HIV medical care in Kentucky, and for cases with a reported residence in Kentucky. Provides completed case reports for data entry/upload regularly into the HIV/AIDS registry. Investigates cases to reduce the number of cases with risks not reported and maintains administrative records. Assesses the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of reporting within the commonwealth on an ongoing basis.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Bachelors Degree in Epidemiology or related field or four years related experience

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Epidemiology or related field or four years related experience

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time