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Years of experience

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Top 5 previous employers

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Healthcare, Government
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Executive Offices
Large size

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Educational background

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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The George Washington University
The Johns Hopkins University

Employee data

Length of employment

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Age

Age distribution at FDA.

Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male52%
female48%

Career advancement

Climb up the career ladder

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High
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<111.9%
127.5%
221.5%
313.4%
4+25.7%

Top 5 future employers

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Healthcare, Government
Medium size
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History

FDA is a federal organization responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of tobacco, food safety, dietary supplements, prescription and pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, biopharmaceutiSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1936

CEO

Margaret Hamburg, M.D.

Type

Government

Revenue

Over $10B

Industry

Government/Civil Service/Military

Departments

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FieldRatio
other occupation29.7%
Scientists25.9%
Management - Other11%
Computer / IT10.1%
Heathcare - Other9.8%
Management Analysts5.7%
Administrative5.2%
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EconomistFDAMaryland City, MD
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
Summary DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY: This position is being filled using Direct-Hire Authority (5 CFR 337.205) for this occupation. The incumbent serves as the Supervisory General Engineer (AssistantRead more
The Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technologies 6 (OHT6): Office of OrthopedicRead more
The Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technologies 6 (OHT6): Office of OrthopedicRead more
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
The Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technologies 6 (OHT6): Office of OrthopedicRead more
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
EconomistFDAMaryland, MD
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
EconomistFDAAnne Arundel County, MD
This position is being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career orRead more
This BESS is a senior level position that consults on the lifecycle management of medical technology(s) regionally within assigned VISN(s) within VHA. The incumbent is an expert for a specific medicalRead more
PURCHASING AGENTFDALaurel, MD
Summary Enjoy work as a member of Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) within the Prosthetic Service Line under VISN 12. You will have an active part in outpatient treatment programs, inventoryRead more
Orthotist/ProthetistFDASt. Louis, MO
Orthotists/Prosthetists at this level perform a comprehensive assessment of the patient to obtain an understanding of the patients' orthotic/ prosthetic needs, creating a comprehensiveRead more
Reviews proposals from contractors for accuracy and economic impact. Maintains logs and documentation of inspections and services. Assists in developing budget projections concerned with the cost ofRead more
Develops the most complex Statements of Work, including the Preventative Maintenance Program requirement, for the many service contracts. Develops plans, specifications, and cost estimates forRead more
Summary The Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist (BESS) provides clinical and administrative support to staff, patients, and administrators for matters relating to the facility wide lifecycleRead more
Summary The Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) Clinical Resource Hub (CRH) Primary Care (PC) Section Chief, is a VISN based leadership position located in VISN 9. The CRH PC Section Chief isRead more
Summary The incumbent performs Mammographic studies, MRI scans and general radiology studies (including fluoroscopic studies). The incumbent performs radiological examinations on inpatients andRead more
Summary OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who areRead more
Supervises Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist and administrative staff to support medical equipment management program for the VA Northeast Ohio Veterans Healthcare System. Supports networkedRead more
Program Support SpecialistFDASilver Spring, MD
Summary This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of the Center Director (OCD), Silver Spring, Maryland. Learn more about thisRead more
Summary This announcement will remain open until 03/16/2020. Cut-off dates for referral to hiring managers for selection consideration will be established as vacancies occur. Although the announcementRead more
This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation, Division of Scientific Support. You will review theRead more
Summary The incumbent serves as a senior grader at an inspection point, processing facility or area office lab, which may involve coordinating the work of other inspection personnel. The incumbent mayRead more
Biomedical EngineerFDALas Vegas, NV
Summary VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) is seeing a dynamic candidate for the position of Network Biomedical Engineer. The Network Biomedical Engineer supports the Biomedical EngineeringRead more
PhysicianFDASilver Spring, MD
Summary This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Medical ProductsRead more
The incumbent collects, receives, cleans, and decontaminates the full range of instruments, supplies and equipment used in the medical center's wards/patient care units, clinic operating room,Read more
Summary This position is located in the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Medical Products and Tobacco Operations (OMPTO), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations (OPQO). The incumbentRead more
Summary The Wichita VA Medical Center is recruiting for a Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist position to work in the largest city in the state of Kansas. The Wichita metro population is roughlyRead more
ChemistFDASt. Louis, MO
ORISE Announcement A one-year fellowship opportunity is available at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Testing and Research (OTR) laboratory located in Saint Louis, Missouri. TheRead more
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A: 48.0% female, 52.0% male.
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A: Government/Civil Service/Military.
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A: 1936.
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A: They make over $10b
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A: Margaret Hamburg, M.D..
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A: 4-8 year(s).
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A: Large companies before FDA.
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A: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Commissioned Corps, Food and Drug Administration, Merck, Pfizer, The National Institutes of Health, University of Maryland, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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A: Commissioned Corps, National Cancer Institute, The George Washington University, The National Institutes of Health, University of Maryland, US Army, USDA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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Productive and fun at times

4.7
Medical Office Assistant - May 2021
I worked through an agency but not there agency, but I loved working there, I tried to become full time with FDA but they had an agency but they did away with it.
Ratings
5/5
Salary & Benefits
5/5
Work/Life balance
5/5
Job Security
3/5
Flexible hours / Remote working
5/5
Professional growth
5/5
Management
5/5
Modern workplace & Technology
Pros
Helping others, I enjoyed servicing the military
Cons
Not a lot of Resturants near by

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