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From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Public Health Advisor, GS-0685-14.
1. For the GS-14 grade level, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, in the Federal Service.A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service, serving in a leadership role for a program that develops and disseminates public health information and educational materials regarding the safety and/or regulation of medical products.
From the descriptions below please answer yes or no.
2. Are you a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) status employee?A. Yes
In this part, you will respond to questions about experiences you have had that are related to the requirements of the job for which you are applying. Carefully review the response descriptions listed below. For each question or statement, select the one response description that best describes your experience, education, or training.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Lead or manage a project and/or program in the area of risk communication.
4. Develop and review audience analyses, communications strategies, and reports.
5. Develop education and training program plans and materials.
6. Assure that public risk/benefit information in CDRH communications is scientifically accurate and reflects the knowledge/perspective of all relevant subject matter experts.
7. Assure that public health information regarding the safety and effectiveness of medical products reaches a broad audience, including patients, health professional and regulated industry including oversight of dissemination systems and public access tools.
8. Assess how outreach may be evaluated to increase the effectiveness of the presentation for messages for specific target audiences.
9. Possess a working knowledge of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and other relevant legislation, as it relates to the regulation of medical devices.
10. Provide leadership and direction to staff engaged in a variety of activities related to the development and implementation of health communication and risk reduction programs and policies.
11. Formulate strategic plans including short and long term goals.
12. Reschedule and reassign projects, tasks, purchases and/or services to address unanticipated and rapidly emerging device or radiological health problems and issues having substantial impact on public health, health professionals, industry, and other sectors of the public.
13. Provide leadership to a staff or team to respond to and meet strategic goals.
14. Establish and maintain liaisons within FDA and with high level officials of other national or international government agencies to discuss the safety and effectiveness of medical products.
15. Establish and maintain liaisons with professional medical, education, standards, industry, patient, and lay user organizations regarding the development of public health information to address safety and effectiveness of medical devices products.
16. Collaborate with stakeholders to develop policies and procedures for notifying patient and health care professionals about public health information specific to medical products.