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    Summary

    The position requires the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of various tasks and measures related to assistive technology.

    ***Applications will be reviewed and referred once a month. The cut off dates are midnight EST on 1/18/2019, 2/18/2019, 3/18/2019, 04/18/2019, 05/20/2019 and 06/18/2019. If a selection is made, the announcement may close prior to 06/18/2019.***

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    Responsibilities

    The position is assigned to the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC) under the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service. This individual is part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team that provides guidance on assistive technology services with emphasis on human characteristics, functional task/activity demands and requirements, commercially available technologies, and contextual environments.

    Services include the application of assistive technology devices, practices, and strategies within a service delivery model that includes assessment, recommendation, implementation, training, and follow-up services. Services include integration of devices across multiple environments and may involve product design, fabrication, modification, and installation of unique and individualized technologies. Services may relate to any/all of the following: computers, augmentative alternative communication (AAC), electronic cognitive devices, seating and positioning, mobility (manual and power wheelchairs), adaptive devices for daily living, sports and recreation, drivers training and modifications within specific environmental settings (work, home, and school). While this position is assigned to PRC, it is expected that the services of this position may well reach out to other areas in the medical facility as well as to other medical facilities within the VA system.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520291800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.