Company: Cherokee Nation Businesses
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Job Title: Epidemiologist(ID#15772)
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally
owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and
overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical
disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information
assurance, intelligence operations, program management and
professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP
is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of
Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S.
One-hundred percent of the company's profits support future
business investments and the well-being of the tribe's citizens
through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better
lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.
Our client's vision is to be the integrated, customer-focused
epidemiologic and global health surveillance expert for the U.S.
Armed Forces. The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB)
provides timely, relevant, actionable, and comprehensive health
surveillance information in order to promote, maintain, and enhance
the health of military and military-associated populations.
CNSP is seeking an Epidemiologist to support the Alert & Response
Operations team within the Integrated Biosurveillance (IB) section.
The incumbent will perform event-based and indicator-based
surveillance supporting the overall mission of IB. The incumbent
will also accomplish biosurveillance functions by monitoring
sources, verifying information, producing reports, performing
high-visibility work, supporting critical medical and public health
surveillance activities, and working closely with Geographic
Combatant Commands (GCCs) and Force Health Protection staff to
promote the health and readiness of the U.S. Armed Forces.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Maintain daily awareness of emerging disease occurrences to
provide situational awareness support and biosurveillance
information products to DoD customers and Interagency partners.
* Serve as a liaison to one or more (GCC) surgeon cells.
* Monitor, analyze, and communicate trends from militarily relevant
data sources to IB leadership.
* Present public health surveillance findings on diseases of
international importance and military relevance at AFHSB and DoD
meetings, meetings with partners, international exercises, and
public health conferences.
* Identify, assemble, and analyze information related to specific
biosurveillance projects and or events of concern to DoD
* Maintain situational awareness of activities to support
collaborations between AFHSB and the GCC(s) of focus to develop and
enhance biosurveillance information products by integrating
information from various sources both internal and external.
* Under government oversight, continue open and frequent
communications, collaborations, and/or partnerships with key
customers (i.e. GCCs, Defense Health Agency, other combat support
agencies, and Service public health centers).
* Support an effective DoD biosurveillance program and operational
mission for the assigned region of interest.
* A Master's degree in public health, epidemiology, or related
* Five or more years' professional experience in public health,
applied epidemiology, or infectious disease.
* Knowledge of public health surveillance.
* Demonstrated excellence in organization, meeting deadlines, and
* Perform statistical analysis using SAS or any other statistical
* Experience using Geographic Information System (GIS) is a
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
* Ability to demonstrate high levels of organization, accuracy, and
attention to detail.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
* Work effectively with a dynamic and multidisciplinary team.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, and
* Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain Secret clearance.
With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year,
approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies
in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees,
Cherokee Nation Businesses' (CNB) group of Federal Contracting
Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise
needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions
provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level
departments and agencies - from applications and data services to
cybersecurity and national defense.
Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business?
Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and
compelling reasons for joining our team!
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security
investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual
orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights
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