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National or State Public Health Management:

CONSULTANT EPIDEMIOLOGIST
JEFFERSON CITY, MO

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of 
Epidemiology seeks a Consultant Epidemiologist. Duties: responsible for 
providing consultation regarding collection, analysis and reporting of 
epidemiological data relating to non-infectious disease prevention with 
special emphasis on injury, nutrition and compliance with preventive 
health measures; use epidemiological tools to perform cluster analysis 
and make recommendations for prevention and control measures for 
unusual occurrences of fetal deaths, infant deaths and birth defects; write 
grant proposals; publish and disseminate technical reports; support 
strategic planning and evaluation of existing programs and surveillance 
systems; and work in collaboration with the State Epidemiologist in the 
design of research work and studies. REQUIRES: Ph.D. or DrPH in 
Epidemiology or Public Health; 2 years experience with design, analyses 
and reporting of epidemiological research or doctorate in health-related 
sciences with a MPH (concentration in epidemiology) and 4 years 
experience in epidemiological research will substitute (consideration will 
be given to individuals with a MPH concentration in Epidemiology and 
demonstrated experience in epidemiological research work). Experience 
will be measured by years of experience with epidemiological research, 
number and content of published research work, and years working in 
public health. Salary is $60K. Closing Date: February 28, 2002. 
Contact: Dr. Eduardo J. Simoes; Missouri Department of Health and 
Senior Services, 920 Wildwood Drive, PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 
65102-0570; phone: 573-751-6128; fax: 573-522-6003; or email: 
[email protected] 

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LEAD CONSULTANT - NURSING & ALLIED HEALTH 
RECRUITING & RETENTION
WASHINGTON, DC

Growing healthcare organization seeks a Lead Consultant - Nursing and 
Allied Health Recruiting and Retention. Duties: measure the 
effectiveness of existing recruiting and retention programs to identify 
strengths and weaknesses; create systems for tracking recruiting and 
retention results, turnover and vacancy reporting, and related metrics; 
analyze the ROI of recruitment activities; make recommendations to 
improve recruiting processes and procedures; design strategies for 
recruiting and retaining healthcare professionals to meet short and long 
term needs; provide leadership to recruitment and retention committee; 
assist in the creation of a marketing model for healthcare recruitment; 
partner closely with nursing and HR leadership throughout the 
organization; and provide operational oversight of recruiting and 
retention efforts in the following areas: budget, job fairs, orientation, 
training and retention programs, and reward events. REQUIRES: 10 
years progressive HR or nursing experience; recruiting and retention 
experience with demonstrable results; and experience with quality and 
process improvement and workforce planning. Prefers: experience within 
the healthcare industry. Salary range $100K - $125K. Forward resume 
as Word document to: [email protected] 

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QUALITY AND REGULATORY ASSURANCE DIRECTOR
ROSSLYN, VA

The American Red Cross seeks a Quality and Regulatory Assurance 
Director. Duties: ensures the quality of the ARC Blood Services 
products by employing auditing skills in accordance with the practices 
and policies of Quality and Regulatory Assessment and by overseeing 
these skills in assigned auditors; performs regular competency 
assessments; maintains knowledge of current regulations, practices, and 
policies pertinent to the blood banking industry (ARC, Federal, State, 
AABB, etc.); and leads audits of ARC operations and other pertinent 
operations to assess key points of practice to formulate critical control 
point decisions, and further evaluates critical control points to assess the 
effectiveness of an established system. REQUIRES: BA or BS degree; 
eight years of industry experience (e.g., blood banking, medical devices, 
pharmaceutical), including a minimum of three years of experience in 
managing professional staff; three years of experience with quality 
assurance practices in a regulated environment; and must be familiar with 
Quality Assurance regulations and cGMPs and knowledge of related 
operations. To apply, visit http://www.redcross.org/jobs/apply.html. 
Reference Requisition No.: 2001-1326.

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ASSOCIATE HEALTH PROGRAM ADVISER
SACRAMENTO, CA

The California Department of Health Services seeks an Associate Health 
Program Adviser. Duties: perform as a program consultant for the 
Community Challenge Grant Program. The Program supports effective 
prevention and intervention strategies for reducing the occurrence of 
unwed and teenage pregnancies. Grants awarded to community-based, 
nonprofit organizations and local governmental entities to implement 
locally developed strategies to promote responsible parenting. Salary: 
$3,915-4,759. Send application to: DHS/OFP/Community, Challenge 
Grant, 714 P Street, Room 440, Sacramento, 95814. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.: 804 - 975 - 8337 - 702. Contact Tina Velasquez at Phone 
No. (916) 657-0359 with questions. 

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PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICAL OFFICER III
SACRAMENTO, CA

The California Department of Health Services seeks a Public Health 
Medical Officer III for the Chronic Disease Injury Control. Duties: 
serves as the asthma expert for the State of California; oversees existing 
asthma projects and coordinates the development of new initiatives, 
providing medical and public health expertise; increase statewide 
capacity to address asthma management, public and health care provider 
education, and policy change that will improve the quality of life for 
people living with asthma; and provides leadership in planning and 
developing asthma programs that effectively bridge the medical and 
public health sectors, resulting in effective interventions. Salary: $8,364-
10,165. Send application to: Medicine & Public Health Section, Asthma 
Program, P O BOX 942732, MS 725, Sacramento 94234-7320. 
Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 804 - 529 - 7705 - 001. Contact Stacy 
Mueller at Phone No.: (916) 445-8566.

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PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
PORTLAND, OR

The Oregon Department of Health seeks a Public Health Technical 
Assistant. Duties: provides technical assistance to local health 
departments in implementing their public health improvement plans 
including system design, evaluation, service delivery, epidemiological 
consultation, data interpretation, assessment planning and 
implementation; provides consultation regarding health care services to 
administrators and managers of local health departments and serves as a 
liaison between state agency program staff and local health departments; 
and interprets local health department issues and problems to state 
program managers and coordinators, federal program coordinators, 
schools of nursing and other agencies. REQUIRES: Master's degree in 
either Nursing or Public Health and four years of recent (within the last 
ten years) nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse 
supervising, administrative, or teaching experience OR Bachelor's degree 
in Nursing and five years of recent (within the last ten years) nursing 
experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative 
or teaching experience. Monthly salary: $3,359-4,684. Send cover letter 
and curriculum vitae that describes your experience, education, and 
training relevant to this position to: Department of Human Services, 
Recruitment and Retention Unit, ATTENTION: Vicki Cloyd, 500 
Summer Street NE, E22, Salem OR 97301-1099 or Fax No.: 503-378-
2249. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: LEHS1440.

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SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN, MEDICAL DIRECTOR
SALEM, OR

The Oregon Department of Health seeks a Supervising Physician, 
Medical Director, for Office of Mental Health and Addiction Services. 
Duties: participation in all major program initiative including review of 
administrative rule development; responsible for the oversight of clinical 
services in the state's mental health and addictions programs; and 
provides clinical leadership in the following areas: Mental Health and 
Addictive Disorders services; Mental Health and Primary Care 
collaboration; intensive Mental Health care resources and workforce 
development; Psychopharmacology; and Trauma Informed Services, 
HIV. REQUIRES: must meet the State of Oregon licensing requirements 
for a Medical Doctor. Preference may be given to applicants who have a 
background in psychiatric services utilization review and state or other 
governmental administrative experience. Annual salary: $99-134K. Send 
cover letter and curriculum vitae that describes your experience, 
education, and training relevant to this position to: Department of 
Human Services, Recruitment and Retention Unit, ATTENTION: Vicki 
Cloyd, 500 Summer Street NE, E22, Salem OR 97301-1099 or Fax No.: 
503-378-2249. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: LEHS1356.

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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

The Texas Department of Health seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Send State of Texas Application to: HHS Job Center, 1100 
West 49th Street, Ste. 143, Austin, Texas 78756-3185 or Fax No.: (512) 
458-7409. Reference the Appropriate Posting No.

PROGRAM SPECIALIST III
AUSTIN, TX

A Program Specialist III (B11/1572) is sought for the Bureau of 
Emergency Management. Duties: facilitates EMS/Trauma System 
development throughout the state, particularly regional system 
development; provides inhouse and on site technical assistance in 
developing all aspects of a regional trauma system, to include identifying 
Regional Advisory Council (RAC) functions, trauma system plan 
development and implementation, all aspects of regional system 
evaluations, and defines RAC eligibility for various funding sources; and 
reviews system plan components and provides feedback to the RACs. 
REQUIRES: thorough knowledge of EMS/Trauma System principles, 
state laws, rules, and regulations; knowledge of EMS/Trauma System 
funding; ability to interpret departmental programs, policies, and 
procedures and relevant laws; knowledge of pertinent techniques of 
research and management; knowledge of trauma systems development 
through participation on a Regional Advisory Council or in preparation 
for trauma designation or verification; knowledge of current standards of 
care in the treatment of critically ill or injured adults and children; and 
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus two years 
full time experience in public health or health care. Closing date: 
8/31/02. Monthly salary: $3,111-3,412. Reference Posting No.: 02-
TDH-0207.

MANAGER II
AUSTIN, TX

A Manager II (B14/1601) is sought. Duties: performs complex 
management activities and administrative functions as the manager of the 
Texas HIV Medication Program, Clinical Resources Division (CRD); 
establishing program goals and objectives; developing program 
guidelines, procedures, policies and rules; developing schedules, 
priorities, and standards for achieving program goals; evaluating 
program activities and clinical guidelines for the treatment of individuals 
with HIV disease and other STD's; developing and evaluating budget 
requests; and coordinating program activities; and serves as the State 
AIDS Drugs Assistance Program (ADAP) manager and as the Federal 
liaison for the program. REQUIRES: knowledge of the principles and 
practices of public administration and management of local, state, and 
federal laws and regulations relevant to the program area; knowledge of 
medications for the treatment of HIV disease and other STD's; 
knowledge of clinical practice guidelines for the management of HIV 
disease; must be a Registered Nurse with licensure to practice 
professional nursing in the State of Texas; Bachelor's degree in Nursing 
from an accredited college or university; Master's degree from an 
accredited college or university; and experience managing programs and 
associated activities. Monthly salary: $3,744-4,253. Reference Vacancy 
Posting No.: 02-TDH-0276.

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EPIDEMIOLOGIST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

The Minnesota Department of Health seeks an Epidemiologist (GG-
11/14). The Minnesota Department of Health has been awarded a Public 
Health Laboratory Biomonitoring Planning Grant by the US Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This two-year grant supports a 
planning process for biomonitoring (i.e. the measurement of toxic 
substances in people). Duties: incorporate state-of-the-art 
epidemiological protocols and state-of-the-art laboratory analyses into 
designs for a biomonitoring program for the State of Minnesota; prepare 
research reports and grant applications; and serve as a key liaison to an 
Upper Midwest consortium on biomonitoring plans. REQUIRES: Ph.D. 
in Epidemiology, Public Health, Environmental Health or a related field 
with evidence of extensive training or experience in health risk 
assessment and exposure measurement methodology. Closing date: 
indefinite. Annual salary: $41-72K. Send cover letter addressing 
qualifications, a current résumé, and the names, addresses and phone 
numbers of three references to Dr. Louise W. Liao, Environmental 
Laboratory Manager, Public Health Laboratory Division, Minnesota 
Department of Health, P.O. Box 9441, Minneapolis, MN 55414-9441. 
Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: MN DEPT HEALTH - 01.

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HEALTH PHYSICIST, SUPERVISOR
ANCHORAGE, AK

The Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services 
seeks a Health Physicist, Supervisor (GS-12/13). Duties: develops and 
implements an effective ANMC 24-hour / 7-day state wide Imaging 
Technology Support Service Program as part of the larger ANMC 
Biomedical Engineering Program, consistent with IHS policy and in 
response to the needs of the ANMC and other state-wide health facility 
requirements; serves as the principal health physicist and technical 
consultant on imaging and radiological technology issues for ANMC and 
affiliated healthcare facilities within the Alaska Area; manages staffing 
and personnel issues related to one of three sections of the overall 
ANMC Biomedical Engineering Program; and supervises a staff of 
approximately five Medical Equipment Repairers trained as network and 
imaging specialists. REQUIRES: one year of specialized experience 
equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped the applicant 
with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform 
the duties of the position; and one or more applicable professional 
licensures or certifications. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) 
Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or training 
and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of 
demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Ability to 
assign to & review work of subordinates, train & work effectively with 
subordinates from variety of backgrounds & with different levels and 
areas of training; 2) Ability to accomplish the quality & quantity of work 
expected within set limits of cost and time; 3) Ability to plan own work 
& carry out assignments effectively; 4) Ability to communicate with 
others effectively both orally & in writing in working out solutions to 
problems or questions relating to the work; 5) Ability to understand & 
further management goals as these affect day-to-day work operations; 
and 6) Ability to develop improvements in or design new work methods 
& procedures. Closing date: indefinite. Net annual salary: $56-91K. 
Send resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), 
or Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA Statements 
to: Office Of Human Resources, 4141 Ambassador Drive, Room 136, 
Anchorage, AK 99508. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: ANC-
00-34. Contact: Rose Notti at Phone No.: 907-729-1329 with questions. 

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HEALTH SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
SELLS, ARIZONA

The Indian Health Service seeks a Health System Administrator (GS-13). 
Duties: participates as a team member with the Service Unit Director 
(SUD) and the Clinical Director (CD) in the management functions of 
planning, developing, organizing, integrating, directing, controlling and 
evaluating service unit programs and administrative operations, often 
through subordinate first line supervisors and staff members. 
REQUIRES: one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next 
lower grade, which has equipped the applicant with the particular 
knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the 
position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants 
must list any experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses 
that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of 
competence in the KSA's: 1) Knowledge of supervisory personnel 
management responsibilities; 2) Knowledge of Joint Commission on 
Accreditation of Health Care Organization requirements; 3) Ability to 
communicate effectively orally; 4) Ability to communicate effectively in 
writing; and 5) Knowledge of budget principles, procedures, and 
regulations. Closing date: indefinite. Annual salary: $62-80K. Submit a 
resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612) or other 
written application format of your choice; and KSA Statements to 
DHHS PHS Indian Health Svs, Tucson Area Office, Human Resources 
Branch, 7900 South J. Stock Road, Tucson, AZ 85746. Reference 
Vacancy Announcement No.: TNIHS-02-23. Contact Della Antone at 
Phone No.: (520) 295-2435 with questions. 

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HEALTH SYSTEM SPECIALIST
IGNACIO, CO

The Indian Health Service seeks a Health System Specialist (GS-07/09). 
Duties: responsible for evaluating and reporting on pertinent contract 
health cases, based on contract health services provided; advises patients 
and their families regarding eligibility and other facets of the Contract 
Health Services (CHS) Program, through interviews, gathering, 
analyzing and verify statistical data; investigates and analyzes contract 
health cases in accordance with established criteria, procedures and 
regulations; and reviews claims submitted by vendors, verifying for 
complete and incomplete documents, verifying services provided against 
contract terms, authorization and obligations. REQUIRES: one year 
analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory 
experience in the health care field. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
(KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or 
training and educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a 
way of demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Ability 
to perform the technical aspects of the job; 2) Ability to review the work 
of others; 3) Ability to meet and deal with a variety of individuals; and 4) 
Ability to communicate in writing. Closing date: indefinite. Annual 
salary: $29-47K. Submit a resume, Optional Application for Federal 
Employment (OF-612) or other written application format of your 
choice; and KSA Statements to Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service, 
Division of Human Resources, 5300 Homestead Road NE, Albuquerque, 
NM 87110. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: SCU-MPP-ESEP-
02-03. Contact Jason Begay at Phone No.: (505) 248-4510 with 
questions. 

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HEALTH SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
KAYENTA, AZ

The Indian Health Service seeks a Health Systems Administrator (GS-
12). Duties: full responsibility for directing a variety of health systems 
components, i.e., Ambulatory Health Care Systems, Specialty Clinics, 
and Emergency Services and covering Inscription House, Shonto, 
Navajo Mountain and Kaibeto service area; responsible for managing the 
day-to-day operation of the Health Center; and responsible for planning, 
organizing and administering of Health services and administrative 
services programs such as Property and Supply, MVO/Housekeeping, 
Building and Grounds, Health Records, Patient Business Office and MIS 
Departments. REQUIRES: degree in hospital administration, public 
health administration, or related fields such as business or public 
administration with course work in health care administration; and one 
year progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical 
management or supervisory experience in the health care field, which 
may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher 
organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such 
facilities. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants 
must list any experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses 
that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of 
competence in the KSA's: 1) Ability to supervise the work of others; 2) 
Ability to investigate, analyze, and solve problems; 3) Ability to plan, 
organize work and set priorities; 4) Ability to meet and deal with a 
variety of individuals and groups; and 5) Ability to communicate both 
orally and in writing. Closing date: indefinite. Annual salary: $52-68K. 
Submit a resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-
612) or other written application format of your choice; and KSA 
Statements to Navajo Area Indian Health Svc, Div Of Personnel 
Management, P. O. Box 9020, Window Rock, AZ 86515-9020. 
Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: NAO-01-DH-09-D. Contact Ida 
N. Mark at Phone No.: (928) 871-1363 with questions. 

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MEDICAL OFFICERS
ROCKVILLE & MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD & 
WASHINGTON, DC

The Food and Drug Administration seeks many Medical Officers (GG-
14/15). FDA offers a setting for individuals to participate in research on 
critical health issues affecting this nation through professional and 
scientific work. Office of the Commissioner: responsible for all FDA 
operations. Office of Regulatory Affairs: responsible for conducting 
inspections and investigations of food and drug manufacturing 
establishments, performing analytical work, and recommending 
enforcement actions. Center for Devices and Radiological Health: 
responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices 
and eliminating unnecessary human exposure to man-made radiation 
from medical, occupational, and consumer products. Center for Drug 
Evaluation and Research: responsible for ensuring that all human drugs 
manufactured for interstate sale are safe and effective with truthful and 
informative product labeling. Center for Biologics Evaluation and 
Research: responsible for ensuring the safety, potency, purity and 
effectiveness of vaccines, blood products, certain diagnostic products, 
and other biological and biotechnology-derived human products. Center 
for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: responsible for the regulation of 
foods for human consumption and cosmetics. REQUIRES: Doctor of 
Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree; graduate training and 
experience related to the specialty and subspecialty of the position to be 
filled; and four (Gs-14) or five years (GS-15) of residency training in the 
specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. 
Closing date: indefinite. Annual salary: $79-109K. Send an Application 
for Federal Employment (SF-171), an Optional Application for Federal 
Employment (OF 612), resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written 
format to: Food and Drug Administration, Office of Human Resources 
and Management Services, Room 7B-44, Parklawn Building, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Reference Vacancy Announcement 
No.: FDA-7-0908. Contact Recruitment Branch at Phone No.: (301) 
827-4070. 

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SUPERVISORY HEALTH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
DULCE, NM

The Indian Health Service seeks a Supervisory Health Systems Specialist 
(GS-07/11). Duties: responsible for program management and direction 
of the Medical Records and Business Office Programs; and participates 
with the Chief Executive Officer and key professional staff in the 
formulation of policies, programs and procedures involving a diverse 
range of administrative, technical and analytical processes covering the 
services and programs for Medical Records Administration and the 
Business Office. REQUIRES: 52 weeks of specialized experience 
equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level OR 1 full year of graduate 
level education or superior academic achievement; and analytical or 
administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the 
health care field; and ability to assign and review work of subordinates, 
training and work effectively with subordinates from a variety of 
backgrounds and with different levels/areas of training. Knowledge, 
Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any 
experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses that relate to 
the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of competence 
in the KSA's: 1) Ability to supervise the work of others; 2) Knowledge 
of various State, Federal and Public Laws, policies, regulations, and 
precedent pertaining to patient registration and admissions; 3) Ability to 
perform the technical aspects of the job; and 4) Ability to meet and deal 
with a variety of individuals. Closing date: indefinite. Annual salary: 
$29-43K. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment 
(OF-612) or Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA 
Statements to Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service, Division of 
Human Resources, 5300 Homestead Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 
87110. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: JSU-02-02. Contact 
Gemini Poston at Phone No.: (505) 248-4519 with questions. 

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CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention seek candidates for the 
following positions. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal 
Employment (OF-612) or Application for Federal Employment (SF-
171); and KSA Statements to:  National Institute for Occupational 
Safety and Health, HRMO Announcement No.: MP6-02-018 and/or 
DE6-02-018, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop 1101, Morgantown, WV 
26505 or Fax No.: (304) 285-5891. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy 
Announcement Number. Contact Human Resources Office at Phone 
No.: (304) 285-6070 with questions. 

SUPERVISORY INTERDISCIPLINARY POSITION
MORGANTOWN, WV

Candidates are sought for a Supervisory Interdisciplinary Position (GS-
14/15). Duties: serves as Branch Chief and is responsible for the 
planning, direction and execution of the activities and services of the 
Branch while contributing to Division leadership; directs a substantial 
segment of a scientifically-based program that develops and implements 
methods and strategies relevant to the surveillance of occupational 
respiratory diseases, their causes, and prevention and control measures; 
and formulates, develops and directs broad programs relating to one or 
more of the following as they relate to occupational respiratory disease: 
population based health and hazard surveillance, workplace surveillance 
and medical screening programs, and the public health application of 
surveillance information. REQUIRES: 4-year course of study in an 
accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree 
with major study in an academic field relating to the health sciences or 
allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position; and one year of 
specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade. Knowledge, 
Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants must list any 
experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses that relate to 
the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of competence 
in the KSA's: 1) Knowledge of state of the art principles and techniques 
of occupational respiratory disease surveillance and their application to 
the early identification and prevention of occupational respiratory 
disease; 2) Ability to develop, plan and direct broad-based programs 
relating to public health or workforce disease and/or hazard surveillance 
which lead to advances in occupational respiratory disease surveillance; 
3) Ability to manage, supervise, evaluate and direct a staff of scientific, 
technical and administrative support employees to assure 
accomplishment of specific program goals and objectives consistent with 
the mission of the Branch, Division and Institute; 4) Ability to 
communicate in writing; and 5) Ability to communicate orally. Closing 
date: March 12, 2002. Annual salary: $73-112K. Reference Vacancy 
Announcement No.: MP / DE6-02-018. 

SUPERVISORY MEDICAL OFFICER, RESEARCH
MORGANTOWN, WV

A Supervisory Medical Officer, Research (GS-14/15) is sought. Duties: 
responsible for the planning, direction and execution of the activities and 
services of the Branch while contributing to Division leadership; directs a 
substantial segment of a scientifically-based program that develops and 
implements methods and strategies relevant to the surveillance of 
occupational respiratory diseases, their causes, and prevention and 
control measures; and formulates, develops and directs broad programs 
relating to one or more of the following as they relate to occupational 
respiratory disease: population based health and hazard surveillance, 
workplace surveillance and medical screening programs, and the public 
health application of surveillance information. REQUIRES: Doctor of 
Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy; and one year of specialized 
experience at a level equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal 
service. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: Applicants 
must list any experience, awards, and/or training and educational courses 
that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of demonstrating their level of 
competence in the KSA's: 1) Knowledge of state of the art principles and 
techniques of medical research as it relates to occupational respiratory 
disease studies; 2) Ability to develop, plan and direct broad-based 
medically oriented research programs relating to public health or 
workforce disease and/or hazard surveillance; 3) Ability to manage, 
supervise, evaluate and direct a staff of scientific, technical and 
administrative support employees to assure accomplishment of specific 
program goals and objectives consistent with the mission of the Branch, 
Division and Institute; 4) Ability to communicate orally; and 5) Ability to 
communicate in writing. Closing date: March 12, 2002. Annual salary: 
$79-109K. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: MP / DE6-02-017.

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SUPERVISORY MEDICAL RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 
SPECIALIST
SELLS, ARIZONA

The Indian Health Service seeks a Supervisory Medical Record 
Administration Specialist (GS-03/04). Duties: responsible for planning, 
managing, organizing and directing the activities of the Medical Records, 
Patient Care Component (PCC) Data entry and patient registration 
offices of the Coordinated Care Branch; supervises employees in these 
offices to ensure the efficient operation of the total medical records 
system; and develops, implements and interprets policies and procedures 
to process medical-legal documents, insurance and other related 
documents. REQUIRES: one year of specialized experience; successful 
completion of the requirements of a bachelor's degree (in any field); and 
one year in a medical records administration educational program 
accredited by American Health Information Management Association 
(AHMA) and Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation 
(CAHEA). Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) Statements: 
Applicants must list any experience, awards, and/or training and 
educational courses that relate to the KSA's in detail as a way of 
demonstrating their level of competence in the KSA's: 1) Describe your 
ability to supervise; 2) Describe your knowledge of theories, practices 
and techniques of health records science; 3) Describe your knowledge of 
accrediting agencies' standards and certification agencies' regulations for 
health records, quality assurance utilization review and reimbursement; 
and 4) Describe your knowledge of medicolegal theory and risk 
management procedures. Closing date: indefinite. Annual salary: $29-
47K. Send resume, Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-
612) or Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); and KSA 
Statements to DHHS/PHS/Indian Health Service, Tucson Area HIS, 
Human Resources Management, 7900 South J Stock Road, Tucson, AZ 
85746. Reference Vacancy Announcement No.: TNIHS-01-70. Contact 
Della Antone at Phone No.: (520) 295-2435 with questions. 

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