Blind Rehab Outpatient Specialist Job

Vacancy No. CAZM-12363730-24-JRH Department Veterans Health Administration
Salary $90,319.00 to $117,411.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/9/2024 Close Date 4/8/2025
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Corpus Christi, TXHarlingen, TXLaredo, TXMcAllen, TX

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


The Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialist (BROS) operates as part of the Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (TVCBHCS). The BROS manages and provides direct blind and vision rehabilitative training services to visually impaired Veterans and servicemembers. The BROS identifies, assesses trains manages and provides follow-up for Veterans using clinical resources of the facility.

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Clarification from the agency

This announcement is open to U.S. Citizens. If you are a (Current & Permanent) Federal Employee or (Current or Former) Participant of a VA Health Profession Trainee Program, please apply to our Internal Announcement: CAZM-12363729-24-JRH. This vacancy will remain open until filled. The first cut-off date is 04/XX/2024. Additional applications will be referred as needed.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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