This position is located in the Registration and Policy Unit (RPU), Vital Records Division (VRD), Center for Policy, Planning and Evaluation (CPPE), Department of Health (DOH). The VRD is responsible for providing efficient and responsible systems for data collection, entry, editing and data integrity of all District of Columbia vital records (births, deaths, domestic partnerships, and fetal deaths) registered through the VRD; operate a field program to train data providers (hospital personnel, registered midwives, physicians, medical examiners and funeral directors) in proper data collection and registration of vital records and functioning if vital records systems; convert data from various source documents and computer systems to a master file; operate data quality assurance and quality control programs; manage software systems that enter, interpret and classify vital records data; and provide oversight of processes and procedures for registration and issuance of legal records.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent is responsible for the investigation of events pertaining to proper vital event data collection and reporting in the District. This includes monitoring and the surveillance of proper vital event data collection and reporting activities. The incumbent prepares cases with completely and properly labeled evidence and summarized findings in narrative form, setting forth evidence and rationale for recommendations and defending the Department's position at hearings when necessary. Responsible for assisting in and conducting an educational program that addresses proper vital event data collection and reporting compliance with the District laws and regulations. Incumbent will also provide backup to Registration and Policy Unit (RPU) team members and performs all duties in Vital Records Division as necessary, including assisting vital records customers.
This Vacancy Announcement is open for 30 days. Application screening dates are as follows:
December 18, 2019
January 6, 2020
Qualifications and Education
Individuals must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade (7) level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled
Based on the duties and responsibilities of this position, the following are strongly preferred for the incumbent of this position:
At least three (3) years of relevant experience related to records management; operations and fulfillment; or similar work experience.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions / Environment
Standard office environment with daily use of personal computer and associated local and network environments, telephones, copiers, fax machines, and other office equipment. Work also requires sitting at desk for extended periods of time as well as walking and driving to complete tasks and perform site visits. Some light lifting, reaching and stooping to reach for, and lift, small boxes or binders. Work is ongoing and projects often must be completed simultaneously with different timelines for completion. Meetings do occur and attendance is required. Site visits are conducted at medical facilities and funeral services providers.
Other Significant Facts
Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:45pm
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential
Duration of Appointment: Career Service Permanent
Pay Plan, Series and Grade: CS-1801-9
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement AFGE Local 383
This position has been designated as Security Sensitive. Pursuant to section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations; in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying security sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:
(a) Criminal background check;
(b) Traffic record check (as applicable);
(c) Consumer credit check (as applicable);
(d) Reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test; and
(e) Post-accident or incident drug and alcohol test.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.