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    Summary

    Current Permanent CAVHS, VA, and Federal employees of other Agencies should apply under the INTERNAL announcement CBAT-10593703-19-HC.

    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Functional Statement Title/#: Biomedical Engineer/000000

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    Responsibilities

    Performs as a Staff Biomedical Engineer in the Clinical Engineering Section, Engineering Service, as such has responsibility to assist with the maintenance and implementation of the Biomedical Engineering/Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Program that meets or exceeds the Joint Commission, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Office of Inspector General OIG, Food and Drug (FDA), and other applicable health care regulatory requirements. The implementation of this program will include, but not limited to management of technology life cycles, management of the recall and alert program for medical devices, investigation of medical device hazards and incidents, the acquisition and implementation of new medical technologies. Responsibilities include communication, project coordination and committee memberships as it pertains to Biomedical Engineering/Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) at the facility, Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN), and national level. The Biomedical Engineer functions also include collaboration with other disciplines, upper management, VISN, and Central Office level staff.

    The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-9 to GS-12.

    Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

    Physical Requirements: Must be able to stoop, reach, kneel, crouch in confined spaces, and maintain intense concentration for long periods of time under most adverse conditions, such as repairing and/or calibrating life-saving equipment while it is monitoring and/or supporting the life of a patient. Acceptable hearing, visual accuracy, field of vision, and color perception are required for working on minute circuits. Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Pulling hand over hand (4 hrs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (1/2 hrs): Standing (1/2 hrs); Kneeling (1 hr); Climbing, Use of legs and arms; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" Jaeger 1 to 4; Both eyes required; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; ability to distinguish shades of color: Hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability.

    Travel Required

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

    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/544653500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.