Supervisory Orthotist-Prosthetist

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Supervisory Orthotist-Prosthetist
The Department of Veterans Affairs is currently recruiting for a Supervisory Orthotist-Prosthetist in Tennessee and Kentucky. This stellar incumbent will plan, develop, and direct an Orthotic-Prosthetic Laboratory and related clinical activities at the national, VISN, or local level. He/She serves as an advisor to physicians, therapists, and other medical professionals; authorizes the purchase, fabrication, or repair of prosthetic devices; serves as a liaison with manufacturers and dealers; participates in investigative/research project studies; provides technical and administrative advice and assistance on prosthetic problems; assesses, plans, and evaluates the orthotic/prosthetic program at the facility level to ensure proper coordination between the delivery of orthotic/prosthetic services and the overall delivery of healthcare.
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 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.
Updated: September 2019
Classified #8579