Senior/Epidemiologist (Healthcare)

Recruit Express Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 16-May-2021
EA Licence No: 99C4599|EA Personal Registration No: R1440070
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

  • Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of existing disease surveillance/database systems
  • Developing new surveillance/database systems using novel data sources and methods.
  • Responsible for the production of timely surveillance systems reports. 
  • Responsible for regular auditing and feedback to stakeholders of the completeness, timeliness and utility of data flows in surveillance systems.
  • 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 and wider audience.
  • Lead and drive epidemiological research to improve patient care and enhance infection and disease prevention 
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 



  • Good interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a team and a willingness to travel to different locations if required.
  • 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


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Subject heading: Epidemiologist 


Michelle Lee Ser Min


Recruit Express Pte Ltd

EA License No: 99C4599

EA Personnel No: R1440070

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