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Supervisory Biomedical Engineer (Clinical) – Wichita, Kansas
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 215687Start Date: 02/18/2020End Date: 03/09/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/09/2020. Current VA Employees and Other-Federal Agency Employee are encouraged to apply to announcement number: CAYT-10634648-20-SDO Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j. Education: You must meet one of the following outlined requirements: Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering that is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), as a professional engineering curriculum. Examples of acceptable engineering degrees include: Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Biochemical Engineering. OR Possess a certification as a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) AND a bachelor’s degree not listed in the above statement. GS-13:
To meet qualification as Supervisory Biomedical Engineer, you must have at least one-year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-12, and your resume must meet the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) at that level. Ability to conduct a medical equipment management or biomedical research program that is compliant with applicable healthcare standards and regulatory agencies. Ability to develop a curriculum for a continuing education program, that address the safe and effective use of medical technology, and/or research devices. Ability to manage a recall and safety alert program for medical devices, including medical device hazard investigations, to assure compliance with patient safety goals, SMDA, and [TJC] requirements. Ability to conduct capital asset and infrastructure planning for medical equipment spanning initial concept, installation, and effective implementation of complex medical equipment. Ability to function as the subject matter expert in the field of biomedical engineering, directly supporting specialized clinical technology, including service, system administration, training, quality assurance, and life-cycle management. Knowledge of concepts related to computer based medical systems, networking protocols, and information security as it applies to medical technology within VHA. Skill in communicating and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including technical and professional staff at various levels of the organization. Ability to apply project management principles to deployment of medical equipment and health information technologies. AND In addition to the experience listed above, your resume must demonstrate all the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities at the Supervisory Biomed Engineer (Clinical), GS-13 level. Knowledge of the management of overall department resources, i.e., finances, space, equipment, supplies, and staffing at the local level. Ability to draft and/or recommend local policies and/or directives related to healthcare technology management. Ability to balance multiple responsibilities, set priorities, delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, analyze organizational problems, and develop and implement effective solutions. Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems to develop and implement solutions that result in efficient operations, and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity within the area of responsibility. Skill in interpersonal relationships in leading and dealing with employees, team leaders, and managers, both within and outside the biomedical engineering program, to include conflict management, dispute resolution, mediation, or reasonable accommodations. References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Appendix G38, Biomedical Engineer Qualification Standard, Dated 03/25/2019. Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting and carrying, 45 pounds and over; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking, standing and bending for 4 hours; climbing, use of legs and arms; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; depth perception; ability to distinguish shades of color; hearing (aid permitted); emotional and metal-stability. Environmental factors include outside and inside; excessive heat, cold, noise, radiant energy; electrical energy; working around machinery with moving parts; working closely with others and working alone.
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