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1. Please read the following question carefully and select the one response that best describes your education as it pertains to the basic requirements for an Epidemiologist GS-601 position.A. I have a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in an academic field related to health sciences or allied sciences.
2. Please read the following question carefully and select the one response that best describes your experience as it pertains to the specialized experience required for this Epidemiologist GS-601-14 position. Your response will be verified for accuracy. You must select one response.A. I have at least 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or higher in the Federal Service that included designing epidemiologic studies related to medical devices and radiological products; leading teams conducting epidemiologic studies to resolve epidemiologic issues; and presenting a program's policies or procedures to external stakeholder groups.
In this part, you will respond to questions about experience you have had that is related to the requirements of the job for which you are applying. Carefully review the level descriptions listed below. For each statement, select the ONE response description that best describes your experience and record your selection.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Develop epidemiologic and/or statistical methods for evaluating or improving medical devices and radiological products
4. Design projects to access disparate data sources to assist in epidemiologic research
5. Recommend technical solutions to resolve problems or issues encountered in epidemiologic studies that are large or complex (e.g. cross into other program areas/disciplines, involve unprecedented issues, etc.)
6. Provide technical guidance to staff on epidemiologic research techniques and theories
7. Analyze public health issues related to medical product safety to determine their impact on public health policies
8. Adapt existing analytical methods and techniques to resolve project problems
9. Review the quality and technical approaches used for evaluating post-market risks to ensure their scientific soundness and accuracy
10. Evaluate program operations to recommend efficiencies
11. Assign work to others based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of subordinates
12. Develop long-term priorities for a program
13. Provide program status updates to management
14. Recommend approaches or policies to resolve program problems or account for new rules or procedures
15. Lead an interdisciplinary team of public health professionals in medical device studies or related program operations
16. Brief senior management on problems related to scientific/technical project problems
17. Deliver presentations on the results of scientific studies at professional meetings and conferences
18. Present an organization's policies and programs to external stakeholder groups to gain acceptance or buy-in