Scientist/Medical Countermeasure Specialist

US-GA-Atlanta
Job ID
2017-1091
Clearance Level
Public Trust

Overview

 

Summary:

 

Aveshka is seeking a Scientist/Medical Countermeasure Specialist to help provide support to the operational administration, infrastructure and management preparedness activities of the OPHPR.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Office of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response (OPHPR) provides a variety of technical services in support of public health and emergency preparedness.  Their mission is to safeguard health and save lives by providing a flexible and robust platform for public health emergency response.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:  

  • Maintain knowledge of medical countermeasures, medicines and supplies needed in response to real-world outbreak or response events.
  • Possess knowledge of strategic national stockpile inventory and ability to facilitate deployment of assets for single antidotes or full-scale community mitigation.
  • Work with communities and organizations in handling the receipt and administration of stockpile assets to individuals and within communities.
  • Understand work of BARDA, the PHEMCE, and ASPR relative to the strategic national stockpile inventory.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience related to the job description

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity working in remote office and/or multiple customer locations
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capabilities
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client servicer and response.
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

 

 

 

About Aveshka:

Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.

 

Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:

 

  • Extensive training programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Technology benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous paid time off and much more!

 

Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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