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.

This announcement is being posted using a government-wide direct hire authority (DHA).

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


As a Medical Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the postmarket safety and effectiveness of medical devices marketed and used nationwide;
  • Providing clinical support for the analysis of potential medical device-related public risks;
  • Advising on policy guidance, document review and interpretations of legislation affecting medical devices;
  • Establishing policies regarding the analysis and interpretation of surveillance or regulation of medical devices;
  • Serving as the technical expert on medical device issues to the Center, FDA, and external organizations within the private and public sectors