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Epidemiology-Population Health/Analysis - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

Location: Portsmouth, VA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11423
Posted: May 10, 2017
Description:

Participants will assist the Health Analysis Department in querying and analyzing MHS clinical data, interpreting the data, and documenting trends to share findings to provide valuable insights on a variety of topics regarding specific populations, conditions, procedures and populations. The ORISE Epidemiologists will have direct access to the most comprehensive clinical databases in the Military Health System (MHS) to provide clinical health analysis and consultative support to improve clinical outcomes and processes, ensure mission readiness, and evaluate and identify programs and services across Navy and Marine Corps and MHS. SAS 9.4 will be used for data management and analysis on a daily basis. Microsoft Office products will also be used on a regular basis to develop reports and briefs. Project topics will include clinical performance measurement to change clinical processes and improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, which may be done through clinical health analysis, epidemiologic and evidence-based methods, and process improvements. Focus will also be on access and quality of care. HA’s products drive more effective health care standards and practices to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs for the customers. 

Participants will work with a team  of experts, including preventive medicine physicians, clinical epidemiologists, biostatisticians, nurses with clinical management experience, cancer registrars and project managers.

The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) ensures Navy and Marine Corps Readiness through leadership in prevention of disease and promotion of health. Through the ORISE program, the NMCPHC provides opportunities to participate in on-going applied research and development projects in the areas of Environmental Health, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene, and Laboratory Services.


BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE ORISE PROGRAM

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:

• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation

• Training & Travel

Skills/Eligibility:

Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.

Degree Required Master Degree Graduate
 
Degree Specialization Public Health, Epidemiology
How to Apply:

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.

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