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    Serves as the Division Manager for the Aerospace Medical Education Division. This position is responsible for designee AME management, training and training outreach. This position is the agency's medical focal point in direction and coordinating the activities of a professional, technical, and clerical group engaged in policy development, planning, arranging, administering, evaluating and furnishing medical and technical guidance.

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    The work of the organization directly impacts the mission of the entire agency and the National Air Space.

    Managerial duties typically affect employees and managers in more than one organizational unit/project/program, and include: planning; communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

    Defines, plans, and organizes assigned budget, staff, and other resources to accomplish objectives. Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, an advanced knowledge of budget, human resource, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the major subdivision.

    Administers a centralized program for the selection, designation, training, and management of the physicians appointed to conduct physical examinations and issue medical certificates for the Federal Aviation Administration to civil airmen throughout the United States, and to those abroad. Military flight surgeons are also included as appointees in the program.

    Establishes and updates medical training requirements for physicians designated as Aviation Medical Examiners and assuring the conduct of medical education programs meet those needs. Assures that the continuing medical education (CME) programs offered meet the quality requirements necessary to merit approval by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Osteopathic Physicians Associations and Surgeons Association.

    Responsible for planning, developing aeromedical curricula, administering, and/or arranging professional seminars, workshops, and training for pilots, inspectors, and other aviation personnel. Such seminars and training include the areas of global survival, medical aspects of aircraft accident investigations, Aerospace/Occupational Medicine, and aeromedical physiological training.

    Responsible for planning, developing aeromedical instructional materials, and administering national, centralized, medical education programs for airmen, including medical exhibits and films in support of aviation safety, promoting aviation safety, and the National Accident Prevention Program. Results of research projects conducted by the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI) are reviewed for their pertinence of aeromedical course content and are incorporated as appropriate.

    Develops medical content and disseminates medical education information through a variety of media and lectures to FAA components and the aviation public upon approval by the CAMI Director and the Federal Air Surgeon.

    Serves as the centralized national resource for aeromedical education data and for the consultation on aeromedical education information and issues for all of the aviation community including the various state departments of aviation. Conducts Regional Flight Surgeon Duties regarding international, military, and federal region- which is the second largest region in AAM.

    Serves as the key advisor to the Federal Air Surgeon with respect to aeromedical education and training requirements and activities as they affect the formulation of overall FAA medical policies and plans; interacts directly with the Regional Flight Surgeons on these medical education matters.

    Administers a highly specialized library system in support of a broad range of aeromedical and aviation safety reference/research programs including: aviation medicine, forensic medicine, basic bio-medical sciences, occupational health, human factors engineering, psychology, transportation safety and other related areas.

    Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.

    Position requires 25% travel in connection with performance of duties.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0602 Medical Officer

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