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Job Title: STD Informatics ORISE Fellowship
Job Number: CDC-NCHHSTP-2018-014
Organization: Center for Disease Control
Posted: 7/13/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: A fellowship opportunity is available in the Surveillance and Data Management Branch (SDMB) within the Division of STD Prevention of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Informatics team is leading many projects on electronic case reporting, clinical decision support, cloud migration, and surveillance system upgrade for the division and the reporting jurisdiction. The Informatics team is also supporting CDC wide electronic information services such as CDC data platform and coordinates with other groups to transfer notifiable STD data from states to the division's data mart via this platform. In addition, the Division has access to several national administrative claims databases, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicaid MAX data, Truven Health Analytics MarketScan data, and Optum.

A participant may have the opportunity to be involved in the following opportunities:

Helping to coordinate clinical informatics activities and tasks for clinical decision support and electronic case reporting project. Conducting evaluation of a clinical decision support pilot. Learning with external partners to coordinate evaluation of electronic case reporting projects. Writing scientific manuscripts based on the results of the above mentioned evaluations. Attend HL7, and FHIR (Fast healthcare Interoperability Resources) based meeting and learning sessions. The selected participant will have the chance to learn about clinical informatics, public health informatics, develop new data management skills, conduct literature reviews, and participate in the process of designing informatics studies.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment- related benefits.

Qualifications: A master's degree in informatics or public health within the last five years will be preferred. A master’s degree or higher in a field related to informatics, public health, or medicine, received within the last 5 years is required.

Knowledge using HL7, FHIR and cloud computing is desired but not necessary. A clinical informatics experience (working knowledge health information system of a hospital or clinic) or a state health information system (such as MAVEN, Trisano, PRISM, NBS will be highly valued. Familiarity using HL7, FHIR and cloud computing is desired. A clinical informatics involvement (informative knowledge health information system of a hospital or clinic) or a state health information system (such as MAVEN, Trisano, PRISM, NBS) will be highly valued but not required. Good communication skill and ability to coordinate with diverse partners will be key to this appointment as a fellow.

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Closing Date: 1/9/2019
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Contact Name: Mishra Ninad,  STD Informatics ORISE Fellowship
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How to Apply: A complete application consists of:

An application

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A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list

Two educational or professional references

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

Additional Information: Degree: Master's Degree or Doctoral Degree. Discipline(s): Computer Sciences (1 ) Life Health and Medical Sciences (1 )

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