This position falls under the Prosthetics Service Line, located at our Jamaica Plain, MA Campus. All Applicants must provide a copy of their most recent SF50, Transcripts, Resume and copy of required certification. The general responsibility of the Non-Supervisory Orthotist-Prosthetist is to provide the most complex clinical and laboratory prosthetic and orthotic services to disabled patients. Included in this series is such work as: - Treatment of all amputation levels including upper limb, hip disarticulation levels. - Serving as an advisor to physicians, therapists and other medical professionals with regard to indications and contraindications of prosthetic and orthotic componentry, prescription criteria. - Authorizing the purchase, fabrication or repair of prosthetic devices. - Maintaining continuous liaison with manufacturers and dealers of prosthetic supplies, inspecting their facilities and services and participating in the award of prosthetic appliance contracts. - Participating in investigative/research project studies by selecting patients as pilot wearers of newly developed prosthetic items, evaluating the usefulness of such items and compiling of data. - Giving technical and administrative advice and assistance on prosthetic problems to other facilities. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Functional Statement/FS#: Orthotist Prosthetist/ 523-F02746 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized - This position is an AFGE Bargaining Unit position. - This position is covered by locality-based comparability pay. - Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed. - Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 work days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered. - Veterans' preference does not apply for other current permanent Federal agency employees. - Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50, (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. - Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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