The Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS), CSELS, Data Branch/Surveillance and Data Science team, is offering a full-time opportunity for a health scientist, GS-601-11, in Atlanta, Georgia. The position serves as a scientist in the evaluation of public health issues or health hazards. The USAJOBS Announcement is open until January 10, 2020.
Timely, high-quality data guide public health decisions and actions
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Monitoring, controlling, and preventing notifiable diseases and conditions
Modernizing the systems and processes used to receive nationally notifiable disease data
Improving CDC’s activities in public health surveillance
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NSSP and its Biosense Platform advance the timely exchange of syndromic data to improve U.S. situational awareness and responsiveness to events.
WONDER makes health data available for public health research, decision making, priority setting, program evaluation, and resource allocation.
POD Assist is an emergency response information system that is designed to track the administration and dispensing of countermeasures to local populations, usually via points of dispensing (PODs) or vaccination and dispensing clinics.
Epi Info™ is a free software suite used globally for outbreak investigations; disease surveillance; and analysis, visualization, and reporting.
Message Evaluation and Testing Service (METS) validates health departments’ NNDSS case notification messages against messaging, vocabulary, and program standards.
MVPS is software that receives, processes, and provisions data for nationally notifiable diseases based on HL7 standards and new technology.
NBS is an integrated information system that helps local, state, and territorial public health departments manage reportable disease data and send notifiable disease data to CDC.
The PHIN Public Health Directory (PHIN DIR) is a repository of information about organizations and jurisdictions important to public health programs and provides Object Identifiers (OIDs) for use within the public health community.
PHINMS is software that securely sends and receives any message type and facilitates interoperability among public health information systems.
PHIN VADS provides standard vocabularies to CDC and its public health partners in one place as a web-based enterprise vocabulary system.
PHIN Vocabulary Standards is a key component in supporting the development and deployment of standards-based public health information systems.