Job Title: Public Health Analyst II

Job Location: Atlanta, GA

Job Category: Public Health

Rumph and Associates, P.C. is seeking Public Health Analyst II.

BACKGROUND

Perform the necessary tasks associated with these activities that will provide a team comprised of experts across a multitude of disciplines:

  • Develop internal National Center of Birth Defects and Development Disabilities (NCBDDD) Capacity. NCBDDD needs to assess and periodically reassess its organizational capacity to manage its programs. This includes reviewing organizational structures, the level of operational support required, and administrative systems needed to effectively manage program resources.
  • Provides technical assistance to its public health partners to help them develop and manage programs of national and global significance. Such assistance includes developing program plans, developing organizational capacity, establishing programmatic and administrative data systems, analysis of data, and training.
  • Organize and manage processes to seek advice and consultation from a wide variety of domestic and international entities and individuals. This involves providing advice to the Project Officer on the identification of consultants; setting up and managing meetings; arranging travel and lodging, and processing reimbursement for non-Federal participants; preparing summaries of meetings; and, on occasion, establishing internet-based communications systems to permit rapid sharing of information.
  • Provide technical assistance to recipients of NCBDDD’s funds to help them improve administrative systems and programmatic activities. This may include help in strategic and operational planning, developing organizational capacity, strengthening programmatic and administrative data systems, analysis of data, and training of employees.
  • Technical and analytical support to public and private nonprofit and for-profit organizations, governments and their agencies, universities, colleges, research institutions, hospitals, State and local governments or their bona fide agents, and faith-based organizations to advance the domestic and international goals and objectives of a particular CDC organizational unit.
  • Advice and assistance in web page design and maintenance.
  • Advice and assistance in conducting and administering advisory committee activities, for example, the Board of Scientific Counselors, OMB, etc.
  • Advice and assistance in the management of document security issues unique to several CDC programs whose responsibilities involve them in the receipt and issuance of sensitive material.
  • Advice and assistance of the preparation, updating, and maintaining of data relating to the procurement, maintenance, and disposition of material managed by a particular CDC program, and
  • Advice and assistance on the transportation and materials management aspects of CDC program operations.
  • Provide assistance with CDC’s on-going emergency preparedness and response efforts which include, but not limited to serving at the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, developing health education and promotion communications material, and/or providing administrative and logistical support. The support shall be in line with the Statement of Work requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, oversee, and conduct analyses using large population-based survey datasets (e.g., NHANES) to answer programmatic and scientific public health questions related to the nutritional status among women of childbearing age.
  • Participate in meetings with senior leadership to address questions related to data.
  • Facilitate up to five (5) 5-day (2 in option period 4) trainings per performance period for an estimated five hospital staff participants on birth defects surveillance in both Southeast Asia and Africa. Training facilitation includes developing and delivering presentations, moderating working groups, and providing technical assistance during and following the training sessions. PRT conducts these trainings for health care professionals to: Increase understanding of the principles of birth defects surveillance, improve the description, identification, coding of birth defects, Enhance capacity for reporting and analysis of birth defects surveillance data, and provide technical advice to countries establishing birth defects registries. Note: The exact number and frequency of trainings can vary by year and depends on requests from countries receiving CDC technical support. Southeast Asian countries where trainings could occur include India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. In Africa, there is Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, and maybe Ethiopia and Botswana. Please price this task based on the five trainings occurring in 1) New Delhi, India, 2) Thailand, 3) Malawi, 4) Tanzania and 5) Bangladesh each year. Consider that the tasks in 4c can be conducted during the same visits in which tasks 4d occur.
  • Visit up to ten (3 in option period 4) Southeast Asia and African hospitals per performance year where birth defects surveillance is being conducted to understand and record processes for data collection, identify challenges and issues with data reporting, and provide strategies to the hospital and CDC to improve on-site surveillance activities. Note: The number and frequency of site visits can vary by year and depends on requests from countries receiving CDC technical support and how far along the hospital is in the establishing birth defects surveillance. Southeast Asian countries where site visits could occur include India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. In Africa, there is Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, and maybe Ethiopia and Botswana. Please price this task based on the site visits occurring 1) New Delhi, India, 2) Thailand, 3) Malawi, 4) Tanzania and 5) Bangladesh each year.
  • Develop tools, presentations, and manuals/guides for identifying birth defects, reporting birth defects surveillance. Develop 10-20 (5 in option period 4) communication messages and responses for CDC per year on folic acid and neural tube defects per year.
  • Provide technical assistance for TEPHINET mini-grant research projects.
  • Serve as technical reviewer for national and regional birth defects surveillance proposals/protocols from lower-income countries.

EDUCATION, REQUIREMENTS, AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in a health or scientific research related field with a focus on public health, epidemiology, or nursing preferred.

Minimum of 5 years in public health, epidemiology or nursing; project management experience preferred.