Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.Learn more about this agency
The duties of the certified Orthotist-Prosthetist (CPO) at the Hampton VA Medical Center, VA, within the VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network, VISN 6, are to perform a broad range of prosthetic/orthotic services designing custom devices using standard components to optimize patient performance for difficult and complex but typical conditions.
The PTC is designed to fully integrate all facets of Prosthetics programs with specialized clinical disciplines and facility leadership in order to deliver personalized, proactive, and patient-driven health care. Incumbent serves in an engaged role of patient care providing Veterans with the appropriate orthotic and/or prosthetic devices and treatment and will often be part of a collaborative team. Incumbent provides customer service and support, understands and implements mission goals and objectives of the VA. VACO, VISN, facility and section, and complies with Joint Commission and American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC).
This work requires a specialized knowledge of the medical and psychological problems directly related to the use of prosthetic devices; and a specialized knowledge and understanding of the fabrication and satisfactory fitting of prosthetic devices.
The certified Orthotist-Prosthetist incumbent must have analytical ability, social awareness, tact and diplomacy, and good communication skills. Incumbent must possess knowledge of established management principles, concepts and methodology to identify, analyze and resolve managerial and administrative issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. Incumbent must be able to anticipate the need for action, take action and follow-up and/or follow through. Incumbent must also possess the ability to deal effectively with individuals and groups and to adjust to difficult or stressful situations. Incumbent must possess an active practitioner certificate as an Orthotist-Prosthetist (CPO) from ABC or BOC at all times.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Subject to change based on the needs of the agency.
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Title/Functional Statement #:Orthotist-Prosthetist/PD000000
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/617098300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.