Associate Public Health Specialist - (00054580)
MITRE is a trusted operator of federally funded research and development centers and we’re on a mission to make the world a safer place—for all of humanity, today and in the future. To deliver on our mission, we need the world’s best talent and leaders—groundbreakers and partnership-builders on a global scale in areas like healthcare, artificial intelligence, critical infrastructure resiliency, pandemic management, and cybersecurity. In return, we have the privilege of backing you with thousands of technical experts in diverse fields, a culture of innovation and knowledge sharing, access to data and resources uniquely available to MITRE through our wide-ranging partnerships across government, industry and academia.
Through the CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare(CAMH), MITRE exclusively serves in the public interest and helps to bring world-class expertise to bear on key challenges facing the nation. MITRE operates the CAMH federally- funded research and development center (FFRDC) on behalf of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). MITRE serves as an objective, independent, not for profit advisor supporting many of the complex analysis and critical thinking requirements that encompass business, policy, technology, and operational interests across HHS.
The CAMH FFRDC is growing rapidly, particularly through increasing engagements with the Centers for disease control and prevention(CDC), The National Institutes of Health(NIH), and the Administration for Children and Families(ACF). These efforts are exceptional opportunities to have a substantial impact on health matters of national and international importance. MITRE is seeking additional staff with experience in Epidemiology and Public Health to work on CAMH engagements that will have a marked and long-lasting impact on the health of the American people. Please note that while this position requires applied experience in Public Health, the position is for an advisory/consulting role.
The successful candidate will be part of MITRE teams that advise federal (and state) stakeholders as these agencies seek to employ methods to better exchange, integrate, and utilize disparate public health data sets, and apply broad principles of public health, epidemiology, and/or biostatistics appropriately to improve public health studies. In this role, the candidate will analyze and evaluate existing processes and data sources to derive actionable recommendations to improve operational efficacy in the public health domain. They will help build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders. They will create reports and presentations for both lay and professional audiences. To disseminate findings and promote recommendations to improve efficacy.
The ideal candidate will also have some of the following experience:
- Experience creating and/or leveraging resources through collaborative partnerships to advance public health and personal wellness goals.
- Knowledge of public health efforts, especially as concerns disease outbreak investigations, or public policy development and/or advocacy for infectious or chronic disease issues.
- Knowledge of critical public health internal and external stakeholders at the state, tribal, local or territorial levels and/or CDC.
- Knowledge of and experience in working with social media to promote public health awareness.
- Knowledge of public health and how it intersects with clinical care practices.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related field
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Suitability - HHS
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May 7, 2020, 4:09:38 PM