This HHS Position meets the criteria outlined in OMB M-17-18 and is exempt from the hiring freeze.Learn more about this agency
Effective immediately and In accordance with OPM guidelines, the title of "Medical Officer" has been amended to "Physician."
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-DH-18-10102772 under competitive procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.
Physician positions may be filled with this open continuous vacancy announcement within any CDC organization. This announcement will be used to fill positions in various geographical locations HHS-wide.
NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.
Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide.
CDC Financial Disclosure -OGE form 450
Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles. This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This Information will be required annually.
As a Physician, you will:
-Provide support to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in public health research and analyses.
-Perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research or the identification of causes or sources of disease or disease outbreaks.
-Apply 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.
-Research 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.
-Make 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 that contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the HHS disease prevention, control and health promotion mission.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel-As required by the position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488561500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.