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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as a Branch Chief, participating as a member of the senior management team with responsibility for directing the development, administration, implementation, and evaluation of domestic and international programs to prevent and control viral hepatitis. The incumbent provides advice to the Division Director on matters of medical and scientific policy and practices associated with prevention research, education and training, and program prevention.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Epidemiologist, you will:

    • Serve as senior advisor to the Director of the Division on matters of science and medical practice related to the prevention of viral hepatitis with responsibilities for establishing goals and objectives, formulating prevention policies for national and international programs to prevent and control viral hepatitis and designing and implementing prevention research and evaluation studies for viral hepatitis.
    • Plan, direct, implement, and evaluate programs for development of scientific and medical personnel, and develops policy for strengthening staff and center scientific expertise.
    • Direct policies and procedures that assure progress of studies and programs and redirects or reallocates resources appropriately.
    • Review recommendations and approves policies and procedures for the most effective use of branch resources.
    • Oversee the design, implementation, and conduct of operational and research studies, which will lead to the development of new technologies required for the prevention and control of viral hepatitis in the United States.
    • Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
    • Advise and provide counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management.
    • Develop, modify, and/or interpret performance standards.
    • Explain performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses.
    • Responsible for all phases of scientific studies, training and education and program management conducted by the branch and ensures the enhancement of scientific and programmatic quality by providing overall direction and input, reviewing and approving protocols.
    • Provide input, establish and monitor measures of program performance.
    • Review and clear manuscripts, presentations, MMWR articles and other written material that emanate from the Branch.
    • Provide expert medical consultation and advice, on critical problems in the prevention and control of infectious disease, particularly those related to infections with hepatitis viruses.
    • Develop and maintain relationships as the primary liaison between CDC and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); the World Health Organization (WHO; other Federal agencies, Congress, State and local governments, medical/public health schools, professional societies, and other private and public sector entities regarding control of viral hepatitis and hepatitis-related acute and chronic liver disease.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position. 25% Domestic/5% International

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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