Applicants must be 1) U.S. citizens; 2) Hold a bachelor's degree or higher in orthotics and prosthetics from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)-accredited program or a bachelor's degree or higher in any major along with a post-graduate orthotics or prosthetics certificate from a CAAHEP-accredited program; and 3) must be board certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) or the Board of Certification /Accreditation (BOC) as an orthotist, prosthetist, or orthotist/prosthetist.
The VA offers robust compensation and benefits packages with shared employer cost. There are a variety of group health insurance plans. Term life insurance with coverage based on salary is available. Employees are covered under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and can contribute to the Thrift Savings Plan, which is similar to a 401k. The VA even matches up to 5% of your contributions.
How to Apply:
Individuals must apply online. Go to www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517022600 to view the full announcement. Click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resumé and supporting documents. Complete the occupational questionnaire. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package. Copies of certificates, license, and transcript are required.
For more information, contact:
Phone: 404.307.5128, 503.220.8262 x53399, or 919.396.2226.