Supervisory Health Scientist


Vacancy ID: 832701   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-D1-13-832701   USAJOBS Control Number: 336548100

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Enter 832701
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Health Scientist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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15

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Supervisory Health Scientist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC
130280121 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education that meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Health Scientist (Policy and Issues Mgmt), GS-601-15.

A. I have at least a bachelor's degree: major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.

B. I do not possess the education described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Health Scientist (Policy and Issues Mgmt), GS-601-15.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes experience in researching, developing, and evaluating the U.S. Health Care System, including finance and payment structures, care delivery systems, and intersections with community-based prevention; experience in research, analyzing, and evaluating legislation and policies, specifically to include the Affordable Care Act and related laws, regulations, and policies, (federal, state, and local). Experience in advising leadership on policy priorities and directions for policy and strategy efforts; key public health policies, procedures, and guidelines; designing and conducting comprehensive studies to identify and propose solutions which are characterized by their breadth, importance, and severity; and preparing recommendations for legislation.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Establish and maintain personal contact with public and private sector health and academic professionals representing diverse groups at both State and Federal levels..

4. Lead strategic engagement of healthcare systems.

5. Use preventive services in healthcare to enhance the interface between healthcare and public health.

6. Design public and private initiatives to develop and enhance prevention opportunities within the health care system.

7. Provide information and technical assistance to public health partners.

8. Apply complex public health principles to assess new public health policies and strategies.

9. Develop analysis of Federal legislation, regulations, directives and issuances.

10. Track legislation as it moves through the process and provide updates and reports.

11. Synthesis and Analyze expertise of relevant healthcare and public health policy and legislation, including the ACA.

12. Identify and facilitate synergies of relevant healthcare including Affordable Care Act activities.

13. Promote and develop new training-related initiatives.

14. Review and critique the public health research literature.

15. Participate in research teams and workgroups by providing guidance, recommendations and advice on public health policy including ACA.

16. Monitor and oversee activities to align, coordinate, and integrate public health and different components of the health care system to further public health and prevention opportunities in the ACA.

17. Develop and update organization's goals management plan.

18. Plan and conduct study projects to gather and analyze data.

19. Research, develop, and evaluate key public health policies, procedures, and guidelines.

20. Prepare recommendations and evaluate content of new or modified legislation including ACA.

21. Participate in developing policy and objectives, short and long-term goals, program strategies, and operating policies.

22. Participate in research teams and workgroups by providing guidance, recommendations and advice on public health policy.

23. Contribute to research and analysis related to public health programs through development of projects related to public health issues.

24. Collaborate with national and international partners on health care related programs, projects, and studies.

25. Develop written reports and other mission related documents.

26. Establish and maintain personal contact with public and private sector health and academic professionals representing diverse groups at both State and Federal levels.

27. Make clear convincing presentations and explain and justify recommendations.

28. Manage linkages and relationships with external organizations, including other federal and state agencies.

29. Support the effective transfer of knowledge and information to stakeholders including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Reform, the White House Domestic Policy Council, and other Administration offices.

30. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.

B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.