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Job Title: Public Health Analyst II (Temporary)
Job Number: 1803-91092-PHII-0001
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 3/16/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification:
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description:

JOB TITLE:  Public Health Analyst II (Temporary)

POSITION NUMBER:  1803-91092- PHII- 0001

POSITION LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, USA

ANTICIPATED START DATE:  7/30/2018

TRAVEL:  As required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.  The successful candidate will be a temporary full-time employee of IHRC, Inc. and will be assigned to the Immunization Services Division (ISD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), at the CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, to provide scientific and technical support for the Immunization Services Division (ISD). The duration of this assignment will be approximately 6 weeks beginning 7/30/2018.
 

SCOPE OF WORK:  

The Public Health Analyst II (Temporary) will provide the necessary technical and programmatic support services to enable the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunization Program within the Immunization Services Division (ISD) to accomplish their mission, goals, and objectives in an efficient and timely manner.
 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review awardee plans for implementing activities related to respective cooperative agreements.
  • Assist Project Officers and Subject Matter Expert(s) in monitoring the awardees’ performance of program activities and progress toward program goals.
  • Assist, as needed, in reviewing and tracking any requests for no-cost extensions.
  • Provide programmatic assistance to awardees involved in planning or implementing the projects.  This may include review of draft materials or draft reports submitted by awardees.
  • Assist with on-going relationships between state immunization programs and national level stakeholders including, provider organizations, and state level affiliates of those organizations to strengthen their efforts to improve immunization coverage with a focus on but not limited to HPV vaccine.
  • Provide logistical and technical support in facilitating, monitoring, and evaluating the awardee activities as they relate to the project objectives.  This might include assisting with activities and communications needed to engage immunization stakeholders, jurisdiction-specific ISD / Program Operations Branch Project Officers, subject matter experts from NCIRD and other centers, as well as subject matter experts from the Department of Health and Human Services or other entities.
  • Assist awardees and federal authorities with data collection, analysis, and review of data collected so that it can be used to monitor awardee performance and other needs.
  • Assist in the development of forms and, possibly database(s) or spreadsheets, to assist awardees, Project Officers, and Subject Matter Expert(s) with data collection, progress monitoring, and development of aggregate reports.
  • Coordinate and possibly participate in individual and group awardee conference calls (e.g., to present accomplishments, discuss problems/concerns, and develop uniform process and outcome measures) as well as any other calls that might be needed (e.g., among subject matter experts); schedule calls; ensure that awardee, ISD, and other contacts are current; prepare and send invitations; prepare agendas; invite speakers; take notes during calls; prepare summaries and lists of post-call action items; and follow up on project tracked items. Currently, the frequency of regular conference calls for all program areas is one call per month with each awardee and one group conference call per month with all awardees in that program area. Some awardees are required to provide quarterly progress reports and final reports to CDC.  Assist in tracking of required reports.  Assist with additional refinement of final report templates and tools.  Awardees are also required to submit semi-annual PPHF-specific reports. Assist in tracking and reviewing semi-annual PPHF- specific reports.
  • Assist in the review of technical or other documents or materials and consolidate feedback from awardees and CDC stakeholders.
  • Maintain files for each awardee and, as needed, for group activities, initiatives or plans.
  • Assist in providing research, analytic, and administrative support in the preparation and submission of technical reports, manuscripts, commentaries, evaluation proposals, policy statements and recommendations, bibliographies and other documents or materials.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations for use in briefings, presentations, publications and testimony.
  • Facilitate communication between awardees to solve problems and collaborate on program development.
  • Facilitate, as needed, a standard approach to tracking process and outcome measures across awardees.
  • Consolidate outcomes from these and any similar projects and assist in analysis of the independent or combined outcomes. Review and summarize relevant literature.
  • Assist Project Officers with coordinating, planning, and conducting a reverse-site visit to Atlanta by awardees as well as any other presentations (including webinars) / visits / meetings that might be feasible at the annual immunization program managers’ meeting, the National Immunization Conference or on an ad hoc basis.
  • Assist in the development of knowledge regarding public health activities related to awardees (e.g., reminder/recall, AFIX) and current/evolving issues related to immunization in general and relevant to HPV disease and other vaccine preventable diseases specifically (e.g., attend Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice sessions germane to these topics and other immunization topics, as appropriate to tasks and activities).
  • Provide assistance with other HPV- related and immunization tasks and activities (e.g., coordinate and participate in  HPV-related and immunization related meetings, facilitate communications among all ISD or NCIRD staff working on HPV-related or immunization projects or activities).
  • Provide assistance with other immunization-related tasks and activities conducted by the Immunization Services Division.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in epidemiology or a scientific, technical or public health-related discipline related to the responsibilities of the position.

Required:

  • 2-4 years of experience in the development, implementation and analysis of public health outreach programs.
  • Experience performing data analysis, developing technical reports, recommendations, and communications related to public health outreach efforts 
  • Organizational skills demonstrating high attention to detail and the ability to organize multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for teamwork and interaction with partners
  • Ability to work independently, while maintaining the ability to respond to requests for additional support

Desirable:

  • Experience working with state and local health departments and other partners in a capacity related to the responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience writing project reports, research protocols, peer-reviewed manuscripts and giving presentations
  • Expertise in project management tools and software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, notes, and SAS or similar statistical tools
  • Program management experience
  • Experience in development, implementation and analysis of web-based efforts to build, improve and monitor vaccination efforts
  • Knowledge of the barriers and evidence- based best practices associated with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English   

REQUIREMENT:

  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience


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IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law, and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IHRC is a minority woman-owned small business and participates in the 8(a) business development program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 6/16/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Public Health Analyst II (Temporary)
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
 
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
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Contact Email: resume@ihrc.com
Web Address: https://www.ihrc.com
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