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    THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL AUGUST 29, 2018.

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

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    Responsibilities

    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; transportation safety; toxicology; clinical and forensic pathology; determination of cognitive or physical impairment related to the cause of an accident, 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.

    At the SL-602-00 level, typical duties may include:
    -- Serves as a subject matter expert reviewing and providing written 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; and
    -- Conducts or leads a variety of analyses regarding transportation operators' cognitive or physical impairment of their ability to perform safely as a result of medical conditions or substance use and documents the analysis in a written report.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • 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/505139600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.