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Job Title: Statistician (Health) - Health Promotion Statistics
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Organization: CDC / National Center for Health Statistics
Posted: 12/6/2018
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Government
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Location: Hyattsville,  MD   
Compensation: $96,970 to $126,062 per year
Position Description: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in Hyattsville, Maryland, is seeking a Statistician (Health) to work its Office of Analysis and Epidemiology (OAE), Health Promotions and Statistics Branch (HPSB). The incumbent will work closely with a team of analysts in HPSB responsible for collecting, analyzing, and presenting data for the national health promotion/disease prevention initiatives, including the Healthy People initiative. Major duties will include: synthesizing, analyzing, and verifying data; examining trends and disparities in national health objectives over time and across sociodemographic groups; preparing data charts summarizing the status of objectives for departmental reports and meetings; presenting original research papers or posters at professional meetings; and representing NCHS at Healthy People Workgroup meetings and conferences. Additional duties including data verification and analysis for the upcoming Healthy People 2020 Final Review, a major report published every 10 years; and data verification and documentation for the launch of Healthy People 2030, the next iteration of national health objectives. Finally, staff will have the opportunity to participate in high-level meetings within HHS, including Healthy People Progress Reviews with the HHS Assistant Secretary for Health.

Qualifications: For detailed information on the requirements for this position, please visit:

Organization Description: NCHS is the principal health statistics ag agency in the United States, and its mission is is to compile accurate, relevant, and timely st statistical information to guide actions and po policies that improve the health of the Am American people. For more information about NC NCHS, visit Within NCHS, OAE is responsible for c conducting developmental and evaluation r research and analysis in the fields of e epidemiology, health status, health services u utilization, health promotion, and health e economics. Within OAE, the Health Promotion Statistics Branch (HPSB) coordinates the health-promotion a and disease promotion and disease-prevention related data analysis activities of NCHS. HPSB provides extensive support and technical assistance to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), its agencies, and state and local health agencies. A primary role of HPSB is to track and monitor progress of national health goals and objectives in support of HHS’ Healthy People i initiative. For more information on the NCHS h health promotion activities, see h

Closing Date: 12/20/2018
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Contact Name: CDC HELPDESK,  Statistician (Health) - Health Promotions Statistics
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Contact Email: HRCS@CDC.GOV
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How to Apply: To apply for this position, you must complete the online application at:

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