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    Stephen Peteritas

    Job Title:Public Health Advisor-NHLBI-DE

    Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

    Agency:National Institutes of Health

    Job Announcement Number:NIH-NHLBI-DE-12-513194


    $89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year


    Monday, February 06, 2012 to Friday, February 10, 2012




    Full Time – Permanent




    1 vacancy(s) – Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map


    United States Citizens


    The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

    This position is located in the Health Campaigns and Consumer Services Branch (HCCS), Office of Communications, Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

    The NHLBI provides global leadership for research, training, and education programs to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases, and sleep disorders and to enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

    The Office of Communications (OC) provides executive strategic guidance to a dynamic, comprehensive, integrated, and technology-supported communications program for the NHLBI for the purpose of advancing its goals. For more information about the Office of Communications at NHLBI please visit:


    • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
    • Position is subject to a background investigation.


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    As a Public Health Advisor, you will:

    Lead and manage collaborative partnerships across the Office of Communications’ programs, campaigns, and initiatives, which extend the reach of the NHLBI’s research, programs, campaigns and health information.

    Lead and coordinate the planning, development, and implementation of national health communication and public health education campaigns and/or broad-based education initiatives that provide for rapid transfer of research-based health information to professional, patient, and public audiences.

    Coordinate the assessment of research advances and their significance and usefulness to NHLBI audiences in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the heart, lung, blood vessels, blood, and sleep disorders and reduction of risk factors for such diseases and conditions across the lifespan through lifestyle interventions and behavior changes.

    Conduct partnership evaluations, data analysis and program evaluation activities to assess the success of partnership building efforts and overall effectiveness and impact of the NHLBI’s health communications and public health awareness/education campaigns.

    Serve as a team member for NHLBI teams and/or a Project Officer for NHLBI contracts as designed by the supervisor to carry out projects and assignments.


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    To qualify at the GS-13 level, you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Examples of specialized experience include: conducting short and long term public health planning, program development, analysis and evaluations; establishing public health program guidelines and standards; collecting and interpreting public health data and information from a variety of sources and preparing recommendations for program improvement; resolving a wide range of difficult and controversial public health program problems; developing multimedia communication strategies to support public health initiatives; and developing partnerships with corporate and non-corporate organizations to further public health goals.

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

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