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    NTSB: Independently Advancing Transportation Safety

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Federal agency responsible for investigating significant accidents in the various modes of transportation-aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline. The NTSB determines the probable cause of each accident investigated and issues safety recommendations to prevent future accidents.

    This position is located in the Office of Research and Engineering, Office of the Director. The position serves as a subject matter expert reviewing and providing medical opinions regarding medical records and related medical information gathered during the conduct of the NTSB's transportation accident investigations and safety studies.

    The ideal candidate for this position will be a physician in any specialty with some clinical experience who has extensive knowledge and experience in areas such as toxicology; clinical and forensic pathology; fitness for duty determinations, research methodology; injury analysis; and using medical literature to provide evidence-based support for medical conclusions. In addition, the candidate must possess expertise in communicating complex medical issues in plain language, writing technical reports, and have the skills to develop and present educational programs dealing with medical issues in an accident investigation. Finally, the ideal candidate must be available to respond to transportation accidents, anywhere across the United States to investigate medical and injury issues related to transportation accidents.

    The National Transportation Safety Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on the recruitment or hiring process. This information will be used to determine if our equal employment opportunity efforts are reaching all segments of the population, consistent with Federal equal employment opportunity laws.

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    At the SL-602-00 level, typical duties may include:
    -- Serves as a subject matter expert reviewing and providing opinions regarding medical records and related medical information gathered in the conduct of the NTSB's transportation accident investigations and safety studies;
    -- Serves as an expert consultant in researching, evaluating, and interpreting medical records and other evidence relating to NTSB accident investigations and safety studies across all transportation modes;
    -- Conducts or leads a variety of analyses related to medical fitness to perform in safety sensitive positions related to transportation;
    -- Writes authoritative technical papers that analyze medical, biomechanical, policy, epidemiologic, and/or ergonomic issues related to transportation safety; and
    -- Reviews and evaluates medical developments related to transportation safety.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You are expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494146600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.