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Health Policy Analyst

This is a Recent Graduates Program position which offers opportunity for developmental experiences in the Federal Government. This program is intended for individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years after degree completion to apply). Upon completion of the Recent Graduates Program, candidates may be converted into permanent positions within the Federal Government. The program lasts for 1 year (unless the training requirements of the position warrant a longer and more structured training program).

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Office of Planning, Budget, and Legislation (OPBL) in Hyattsville, MD. As Health Policy Analyst you will support management with the development of projects to identify, review, and analyze complex and highly visible actions such as public health legislation, executive directives, departmental policy issuances, voluntary changes in practice by influential organizations or groups, as well as other influential statements of public health policy to identify any potential to impact on the activities of the organization; conduct environmental scanning activities including legislative tracking and compiling and synthesizing information from a variety of sources; gather information for decision papers relating to the funding of programs or the latest data on a particular topic for use in briefings and documents for a variety of officials, including White House and OMB officials; assist in budget formulation activities, working across the agency with leadership and program staff to effectively communicate in writing the Center priorities and how the budget request supports and affects the statistical activities of the organization; and assist in the collection of data for measurement of program outcomes.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications are NOT accepted via email. To be considered, apply before midnight EST on October 14, 2014 at: www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/381766900

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