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 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the agency Americans trust with their lives.  As a global leader in public health, DHHS is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency.  Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

 

This position is being filled through the Direct Hire Authority for this occupation and is open to all US Citizens.  All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply. 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.

 

This position is with the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Washington, DC Metro Area.   

 

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

 

"This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations."

Duties

Major Duties:

 

Reviews, evaluates, interprets, analyzes, and abstracts pertinent adverse drug reaction reports in the Adverse Events Reports Systems (AERS). 

 

Utilizes the medical-scientific judgment in determining the adequacy of clinical documentation, the severity of the adverse reaction, and the possible causal relationship between specific therapeutic agents and the adverse reaction. 

 

Prepares summaries describing clinical assessment of adverse reaction analyses. 

 

Contributes to the development and improvement of procedures for post-marketing surveillance and the processing and evaluation adverse drug product reaction reports. 

 

Keeps abreast of new developments in drug products and their applications in order to anticipate possible safety and reporting problems.

Travel Required

  • Not Required