Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

The salary range listed above does not include Locality Pay for any of the Duty Locations.  

These vacancies will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to positions filled under this announcement.

This announcement is being used to create an inventory of qualified applicants for Medical Officer positions and will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies. 

Applications received as a result of job fairs, recruitment events, and emergency hiring mechanisms in support of this hiring initiative will also be accepted during the duration of the direct-hire authority.

Some positions may be filled as Permanent, Temporary, or Term Appointments.

Some positions may be filled as Medical Officers, Supervisory Medical Officers,  or Lead Medical Officers.

Although this vacancy announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area HHS-wide.

Duties

 Major Duties:

 

In support of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) public health research and analyses, incumbent performs non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research or the identification of causes or sources of disease or disease outbreaks.  Additionally, applies epidemiological principles and/or procedures to investigate, review, analyze, and/or determine the cause(s) of problems, situations, inconsistencies, and/or issues related to programmatic degradation or systemic or causal parameters.  Researches findings which impact significant public health programs, issues, problems, processes, and procedures and/or the transmission of other causation of disease or public health issues or situations.   Makes substantive, multi-layered, and/or multi-dimensional recommendations and/or courses of action to carry out control procedures, streamline public health processes and procedures, knowledge bases, and/or effect new approaches to resolve programmatic issues contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the HHS disease prevention, control and health promotion mission.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Lyndhurst, OH United States
    • Saint Paul, MN United States
    • Las Vegas, NV United States
    • Cincinnati, OH United States
    • San Antonio, TX United States
    • Atlanta, GA United States
    • Atlanta, GA United States
    • Monroe, NC United States
    • Northampton, MA United States
    • Providence, RI United States
    • New York, NY United States
    • Toledo, OH United States
    • Columbia, MD United States
    • White Oak, MD United States
    • Rockville, MD United States
    • Vero Beach, FL United States
    • Blue Springs, MO United States
    • Albuquerque, NM United States
    • Austin, TX United States
    • Austin, TX United States
    • Anchorage, AK United States
    • Perrysburg, OH United States
    • Santa Fe, NM United States
    • Silver Spring, MD United States
    • Alexandria, LA United States
    • Yardley, PA United States
    • Freeport, ME United States
    • Spokane, WA United States
    • Morgantown, WV United States
    • North Augusta, SC United States
    • Suffern, NY United States
    • Trenton, NJ United States
    • Coalmont, TN United States
    • Hollywood, FL United States
    • Milton, MA United States
    • Tulsa, OK United States
    • Tulsa, OK United States
    • College Park, MD United States
    • Philadelphia, PA United States
    • Fenton, MI United States
    • Boston, MA United States
    • Los Angeles, CA United States
    • Keller, TX United States
    • North Miami, FL United States
    • Fort Collins, CO United States
    • Ellicott City, MD United States
    • Saint Charles, MO United States
    • Marlborough, MA United States
    • Fairfield, ME United States
    • Potomac, MD United States
    • Fort Lauderdale, FL United States
    • Berlin, MA United States
    • Portland, OR United States
    • Portland, OR United States
    • Portland, OR United States
    • Concord, MA United States
    • Nashville, TN United States
    • Miami, FL United States
    • El Paso, TX United States
    • Woodlawn, MD United States
    • Hyattsville, MD United States
    • San Juan, PR United States
    • Baton Rouge, LA United States
    • Baltimore, MD United States
    • Kensington, MD United States
    • Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
    • Gainesville, FL United States
    • Pittsburgh, PA United States