Biomedical Engineer Job in Durham, North Carolina – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Biomedical Engineer – Durham, North Carolina
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 632673
Start Date: 11/01/2022
End Date: 11/22/2022

Qualification Summary
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: Proficient in spoken and written English. Education and/or Experience: Applicants must meet either item 1 or 2 below to meet this requirement: Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Engineering. To be creditable, the curriculum must be from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum 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 Certification as a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) AND a bachelor’s degree not listed in item 1 above Grade Determinations: In addition to meeting the basic requirements listed above, applicants must meet the grade requirements listed below. Biomedical Engineer, GS-11 (Developmental Level 2) Experience: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level, and must fully meet the KSAs at the GS-09 level. OR Education: Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, or a related field of engineering, as outlined above. OR, Bachelor’s degree, plus three full years of progressively higher level graduate education in a related field of study, as outlined above. Biomedical Engineer, GS-12 (Full performance level) Experience: Completion of at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to GS -11 OR Completion of a post-doctoral research fellowship in the field of biomedical engineering, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs 1. Ability to conduct a medical equipment management or biomedical research program that is compliant with applicable healthcare standards and regulatory agencies. 2 .Ability to develop a curriculum for a continuing education program, that address the safe and effective use of medical technology, and/or research devices. 3. 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. 4. Ability to conduct capital asset and infrastructure planning for medical equipment spanning initial concept, installation, and effective implementation of complex medical equipment. 5. 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. 6. Ability to effectively advise clinical and administrative staff on medical technology, including existing and emerging technology, which addresses viability, long-term suitability, compatibility, and/or safety. 7. Knowledge of concepts related to computer based medical systems, networking protocols, and information security as it applies to medical technology within VHA. 8. Skill in communicating and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including technical and professional staff at various levels of the organization. 9. Ability to apply project management principles to deployment of medical equipment and health information technologies. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). References: VA Handbook 5005/104 Part II, Appendix G 38 Qualification Standard. 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-11 to GS-12. Physical Requirements: This work is moderately physical. Lifting and moving of biomedical equipment is part of the daily routine. This also requires physical activity such as walking, stooping, and bending, crawling, working on back or side, overhead or in tight spaces.

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