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This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-11. At the GS-09 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-11. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.
This position is located in the Biomedical Engineering Section of the VA Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. The Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist is responsible for the on-site technical support of medical equipment and systems within the various clinics throughout the facility. This support includes pre-purchase evaluation, clinical applications, clinical training, technical training, utilization, installation, maintenance, repair, modification, accident investigation, life expectancy, and replacement. These systems include state of the art, highly sophisticated instrumentation, network interfacing, and state of the art microprocessor based digital-imaging systems (MBDIS). The Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist serves as a consultant to the clinical and administrative staff on technical principles, good manufacturing practices, and clinical applications. The position is critical to the delivery of high quality patient care.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…United States Citizens
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