Health Research Analyst

Northrop Grumman   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Aerospace / Defense

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8 - 10 years

Posted 355 days ago

Description

 

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects?  If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you.  It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.  

 

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.


Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work.  All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better


Responsibilities include:
1. Lead Long Term Care activities, working with and assisting a multidisciplinary team of epidemiologists, statisticians, health educators, medical officers, behavioral scientists, and subject matter experts
2. Provide technical knowledge and expertise regarding the Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes and develop expertise of National Healthcare Safety Network Antibiotic Use reporting module
3. Coordinate discussions with nursing home partners and experts regarding pharmacy data in nursing homes and strategies for measuring antibiotic use in nursing homes.
4. Develop and update technical content of protocols, instructions,  and other documents  for  implementing infection and antibiotic use data reporting into NHSN by nursing homes including but not limited to data elements, implementation protocols, and training resources.
5. Oversee the design, management, and use of databases for capturing antibiotic use data elements from nursing home pharmacies.
6. Develop educational materials and training resources to support nursing home providers in documenting and measuring antibiotic prescribing practices and antibiotic use data
7. Develop educational materials and training resources to support nursing home providers in implementing infection surveillance, prevention and outbreak response activities
8. Develop and prepare data summaries, feedback reports, and presentations for partners.
9. Provide consultation, technical guidance, and/or logistical support to tong-term care and nursing home groups, quality improvement organizations, and health departments in order to support their healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention and surveillance activities.
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Qualifications

 

Basic Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Healthcare, Public Health or related field with a minimum of 9 years of experience.
2. 10 years of experience in Nursing or Healthcare.
3. Background in healthcare or nursing with direct work experience in Long-term Care Facilities.
4. Experience in providing technical guidance, and/or logistical support to tong-term care and nursing home M-groups, quality improvement organizations, and health departments in the context of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention and surveillance activities.
5. Subject matter expertise regarding the Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes
6. Experience communicating with public health professionals with various levels of expertise (physicians, doctors, laboratorians, epidemiologists, etc.) regarding technical subject matter.
7. Expertise in prescription medications that are used in Long-term Care Facilities such as the names, classifications, indications, and adverse event profiles.
8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
9. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral)
10. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team.
11. Attention to detail.
12. Strong organizational and partnering skills.

 

Desired qualifications:
1. Masters in Nursing, Healthcare, or related field.
2. Experience providing infection prevention education or health education.
3. Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

Requisition ID: 17025272