Master’s or doctoral degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or related field of study, such as Biostatistics, Statistics, or Health Sciences. MD/DO/PhD degree in medicine, epidemiology, statistics, or related field preferred. Graduate degrees must be from programs approved by a recognized accrediting body in the United States.
Minimum of three years of relevant experience in military health plus minimum of five years’ experience in a professional work environment.
Solid knowledge base in computer programming (writing and reading) including: detailed knowledge of statistical software including SAS®; familiarity with Oracle® database structures; and experience using SQL®.
Experience with DoD health-related databases (i.e., MDR, SADR, SIIDR, CAPER, TMDS, TRAC2ES, and military personnel data) to perform data abstractions and conduct longitudinal analyses.
Knowledge of issues related to protection of PHI/PII while in use for analysis and while in storage in approved storage systems.
Maintain Data Sharing Agreement with Defense Health Agency in order to access medical record data and fulfill requirements for protection of health information and privacy.
Experience in application of scientific research and analysis methods; qualitative and quantitative research methods; and application and use of scientific standards, theories, measurement, testing and evaluation procedures.
Advanced knowledge of military environments and exposures, and understanding of the implications of research findings to military health care settings.
Must be self-directed and have strong oral and written communication abilities, with strong conceptual and systems-thinking abilities and problem-solving skills.
Work independently and collaboratively with DoD senior leadership, research and clinical subject matter experts, clinical providers, and education and training professional staff to develop and execute data abstraction requests and analyses.
Assist in developing policy guidance, methodologies, instrumentation, and procedures for clinical and health services application, to include analyzing data and presenting findings for military health operations based on medical records and public health data.
Design, write, format, and edit data briefs, fact sheets, tables, figures, and technical reports to present findings and customize as needed for client leadership and senior executive leadership within the MHS.
Facilitate discussions with subject matter experts, focus groups, and work groups to analyze challenges and needs to support the development of knowledge translation best practice recommendations and support tools.
Update deliverables based on customer, staff, or program manager feedback related to possible gaps, errors, and improvements.
Assist professional, support, and administrative staff with the execution of ad hoc tasks (e.g., information papers, testimony prep, taskers, etc.) to meet quick-turnaround requirements without impact to schedule/ other work efforts.
Solid working ability to use computer software (Microsoft Office business suite, to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required to prepare reports, briefings, and products
Experience with posting and sharing documents in SharePoint