Job# 5959 - Health Scientist (Atlanta, GA)
Posted: January 11, 2013
Closes: January 17, 2013
This newly-created position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention-Surveillance and Epidemiology (DHAP-SE), Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch(BCSB) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The incumbent will serve as a health scientist with emphasis on public health informatics and its role in the development, use and dissemination of data collected through national public health surveys.
The incumbent will perform a variety of analyses to improve the utility, availability, and efficiency of data collection systems and their products. A major focus of the position is to provide advice on and coordinate the development of electronic survey applications (e.g., computer interview instruments).
The incumbent will promote approaches for standardization of data elements with emphasis on electronic data interchange.
The incumbent will serve as a technical monitor for cooperative agreements or contracts where information technology approaches and electronic data collection systems are a major component in obtaining desired outcomes.
The incumbent assists in the development and implementation of survey research protocols, and the collection, management, analysis and presentation of the data.
The incumbent will coordinate informatics activities across a broad range of public health officials at all levels of government to include program operations officers, epidemiologists, interviewers, data managers, programmers, analysts, and information technology specialists.
This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary range of $59,987.00 to $93,470.00/Per Year. Interested applicants may apply online at USAJOBS https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/335300600?share=email.
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