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

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    Responsibilities

    The Mathematical Statistician, located in the of 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. 

    This position will be selected from one of the following locations: Arlington, VA; Asheville, NC; Aurora, CO; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; Bay Pines, FL; Bedford, MA; Buffalo, NY; Charlottesville, VA; Columbia, SC; Dallas, TX;  Decatur, GA; Denver, CO; Fayetteville, NC; Gainesville, FL; Hines, IL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Manchester, NH; Miami, FL; Middleton, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Montgomery, AL; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA;  New York City, NY; Newark, NJ; Oakland, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Sacramento, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Antonio, TX; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA; Tallahassee, FL; Trenton, NJ; Washington DC; OR West Palm Beach, FL

    As a Mathematical 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; controversial or new medical techniques or technologies; and areas of interest of the IG, Secretary, or Congress.
    -Lead the application of analytic techniques and defines study objectives and strategic direction where no clear precedence exists.
    -Apply standard statistical and/or data management software package(s) to execute data processing, data modeling, and technically complicated data analysis with minimal or no supervision.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 Nights Per Month. Frequently travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524805200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.