The Food and Drug Administration - Protecting and Promoting Your Health
Help protect public health by joining the FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health (CDRH). From reviewing applications for innovative medical devices to educating industry on relevant policies and regulations to providing accurate, science-based health information to the public, CDRH is at the forefront in ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of the medical devices and radiation-emitting products that millions of Americans use daily.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CDRH-MP-14-1132539 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
As a Computer Scientist, you will be responsible for:
- Overseeing computerized
regulatory and health information/data pertaining to adverse event
reporting systems for medical devices regulated by CDRH to ensure the
integrity and accuracy of the data;
- Analyzing customer health
information/data needs in relation to existing database capabilities to
provide recommendations on system design improvements or enhancements;
- Translating customer
business requirements in relation to reporting and data needs to recommend
new or modified programs or systems;
- Identifying and overseeing
the preparation of a variety of periodic and special reports for
- Training users on the
capabilities and features of database programs