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    This position may be filled in one of the following locations: Arlington, VA, Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, Bay Pines, FL, Bedford, MA, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Seattle, WA, or Washington, DC

    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 10/23/2017; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    The Statistician, located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Healthcare Inspections (OHI), is responsible for conducting reviews and evaluations of VA medical facilities in response to allegations; interests of the lG, Secretary, or Congress; or as a follow-up to previous reviews.

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    As a Statistician, you will:
    -Serve as the OHI’s authoritative source in statistical areas with respect to all phases of study design, data analysis, and statistical interpretation of the results relating to projects under consideration.
    -Initiate, design, plan and/or conduct rigorous, complex studies based on upcoming comprehensive healthcare inspections, national reviews and evaluations, and Hotlines.
    -Lead the application of analytic techniques and defines study objectives and strategic direction where no clear precedence exists.
    -Maintain control of full study design including assisting OHI staff in developing the generally stated project objectives into clearly defined specific study questions, study populations and/or samples and appropriately defined outcome measures.
    -Interpret statistical analysis results, putting statistical information into medical and business contexts.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Candidates who are:
    Current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, or eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement).

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