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NHQ:BIO - Public Health Intervention Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Headquarters

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Biomedical Services department. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. The American Red Cross Biomedical Services Division collects blood from volunteer donors on a daily basis. The Red Cross is interested in improving donor health and access to healthcare by identifying and understanding factors that impact donor health and designing effective interventions. In particular, we would like to find strategies to improve anemia, diabetes, and hypertension among blood donors.

Resonsibilities:

  • Work the medical and scientific office on support of data visualization, with a special focus on superimposition of social determinants of donor health onto assessments of anemia, hypertension, and diabetes.
  • Assist in the development of machine learning models to predict the development of disease in the donor population.
  • Work collaboratively within the organization to develop effective interventions to improve donor health. This will include integrating best practices from other initiatives within the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually.
  • Strongly prefer experience with large datasets, statistical analysis programs (e.g., R) and analytics and visualization applications (e.g., tableau).
  • Minimum Education: BS or post grad preferred.
  • Resume Required

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About American Red Cross - National Headquarters

Location:

431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Computers & Technology
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Computers & Technology, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Analysis
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Analytics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 hours per week average

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