This position is within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office and is contingent upon contract award anticipated in March 2020. An active secret clearance is required. Multiple positions are available, so candidates with a wide range of experience levels are encouraged to apply.
With the growing risk of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), DHS has taken concerted effort to create the federal government infrastructure necessary to effectively counter chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) threats. The CWMD Office aims to prevent attacks against the U.S. from WMD by providing response support to operational partners. As part of this effort, DHS recognizes the necessity of fostering medical-health expertise, and as such, is staffing Management Analysts within the agency’s medical-health division to accomplish its strategic CWMD goals.
The Management Analyst will provide medical operations program support and subject matter expertise for a wide variety of division functions. This position will help solve public health, medical, and/or healthcare system challenges in support of division objectives.
CONSTANT is an award-winning, published, 8(a) certified homeland security consulting firm known for our innovative solutions in emergency management, health security, healthcare preparedness, and counterterrorism. We have an enviable client base that spans private and public sectors – from entertainment to Federal government. Based out of Los Angeles, CA, with satellite offices in San Francisco and Washington D.C., CONSTANT is strategically located, with influence that spans from West to East.
CONSTANT has over 15 years of experience in the consulting realm and has expanded over that time to employ a very talented, dedicated cadre of full and part-time employees and subcontractors. CONSTANT’s core service areas include planning, training, exercise, and outreach. Since the inception of our company, our core values have remained steadfast: integrity, team, service and quality.
At CONSTANT, we work as a unified team to provide superior service and high-quality work with integrity to support our ultimate mission of making this world a safer place.
- Provide Medical Operations Program Support to the division’s programs and projects to include:
- Project planning, implementation and monitoring support.
- Analysis, market research and other types of research.
- SME advisory support and reach-back consultations.
- Administrative support, including travel planning, scheduling, reporting.
- Technical, production, presentation, protocol and procedure development.
- Logistical and information technology support for division systems and tools.
- Budget planning, budget execution, procurement support, accounting reports and analysis.
- Develop MOU/MOA documents for components and other partners.
- Develop draft documentation, responses, data calls and research in support of the division needs and requirements.
- Support Chief Medical Officer and Medical Liaison Officers, providing health & medical advice & engagement, medical direction for DHS operators; recommendations for border detainee health; global health security; Bio Defense activities; and food, agriculture, and veterinary defense activities
- Support Emergency Medical Services with Electronic Patient Care Records (ePCR) & License Management (LMS); medical direction (online/offline); doctrine & directive development; interagency engagement for national first responder collaboration; intra-agency engagement; and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education, training & protocol development
- Conduct Medical Operations Surge Support by maintaining readiness to surge support to urgent health security events, some of which may require travel.
- Apply knowledge of complex health systems’ operations and performance to solve public health, medical and/or healthcare system challenges.
- Leverage experience with and subject matter expertise in operational medicine policies to advise on solutions for program excellence, quality, and safety, applying to a spectrum of operational environments across the Department.
- Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Work on unusually complex problems and provide solutions that are highly creative.
- Develop strategic concepts for future homeland medical operations, multi-agency collaboration process improvement and/or interagency interoperability.
- Apply lean (or other principles and methods) to both identify and then implement the most efficient, value-added way to provide medical and public health services.
- Provide options for senior leadership consideration for organizational culture change.
- Analyze legislation, review congressional testimony/inquiries and apply appropriate risk analysis techniques combined with political savvy to delicate policy issues and challenges.
- Serve as a leader on large programs/projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives.
- Active secret clearance.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
- 3+ years’ relevant experience in operational medicine, as a paramedic/EMT, and/or working at the local public health level.
- Understanding of law enforcement-public health communities, practices, and interfaces.
- Strong communication and technical presentation skills, a teamwork mentality, and proficiency in Microsoft Office are required.
- Master’s degree from an accredited university.
- Experience in engineering (system processes) or organizational design (degree or certification).
- 10+ years of experience in health care systems.
- Knowledge of CBRNE agents and experience in CBRNE planning, preparedness, detection, and response.
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits based on experience.
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