Job Overview


The Food and Drug Administration - Protecting and Promoting YourHealth

Help protect public health by joining the FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health (CDRH).  From reviewing applications for innovative medical devices to educating industry on relevant policies and regulations to providing accurate, science-based health information to the public, CDRH is at the forefront in ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of the medical devices and radiation-emitting products that millions of Americans use daily.

Please note that this position is being announced under a government-wide direct hire authority.

One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


As a Nurse Consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing and evaluating medical device problem reports submitted through the Device Experience Network;
  • Adapting or establishing new guidelines or techniques to identify and conduct analyses of device problems, related to clinical use, for both individual devices and classes of devices
  • Recommending recalls, user indications, or public information programs to resolve medical device problems; and
  • Assisting in the design and development of procedures for the processing, evaluation, and follow-up of medical device reports