The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a unique career opportunity in Biomedical (Clinical) Engineering that invites qualified candidates with drive and commitment to serve a very special class of citizens — our nation’s veterans.
The Technical Career Field (TCF) Trainee Program is a two-year program that develops Biomedical Engineers to be effective Program Managers in a VA Medical Center. These fulltime positions provide salary, benefits, focused training, and travel. Upon completion of the program, Biomedical Engineers will either stay at the training site if a position is available or relocate at the government’s expense to a different VA Medical Center within the United States where he/she will assume the full responsibilities of a practicing Biomedical Engineer.
Job duties include evaluating medical equipment, managing the medical equipment maintenance program, and coordinating new medical technology implementations. Throughout the training program, the trainee will develop abilities to effectively support and advance patient care by applying engineering and managerial skills to healthcare technology. In addition, the trainee will receive assignments to prepare for higher-level management and leadership responsibilities. Promotion potential exists to the highest levels within the Biomedical (Clinical) Engineering career field. Career advancement can take TCF graduates to all regions of the country and toward numerous health care leadership roles.
B.S./B.E. degree or M.S./M.E. degree in Biomedical or Clinical Engineering from an ABET accredited program; U.S. citizenship
Interested in joining the VA team?
Please apply online at: https://www.usajobs.gov. and search Vacancy ID 1647267, announcement
ANS-16-SCM-1647267, Biomedical Engineer or TCF
Application Closes 3/21/16. Please have your cover letter, resume, and transcripts available. The interview and selection process will begin in early Spring of 2016
For more information:
Application: Biomedical Engineer Application