Purchasing Agent-Prosthetic at Veterans Affairs

  • Graduate Jobs in USA
  • Full-Time
  • 6 days ago
  • GulfportUSA
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 8 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

These positions are located within the Prosthetics Treatment Center (PTC) of the Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. The Purchasing Agent provides patient care/support services to an adult population and will tailor the patient care/support services to meet specialized need(s) of the individual patient.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do



  • Examines electronic clinical health records and claim files to determine eligibility and entitlement for items and services based on supported criteria and advise Veteran of the same;
  • Uses office automation equipment to effectively communicate with others, place purchase orders, produce forms and complete correspondence;
  • Receives phone calls and interviews Veterans reporting to the Prosthetic Service;
  • Advises the Veteran, family member, or other representative of equipment safety and maintenance and what to do to obtain repairs;
  • Authorizes and prepares complex purchase orders for a wide variety of prosthetic and orthotic devices, medical supplies and home medical equipment and repairs;
  • Uses the Prosthetics Inventory Package (PIP) when issuing items from stock;
  • Responsible for successful completion of the Simplified Acquisition Program in order to be warranted as a purchasing agent for the government;
  • Reconciles all invoices timely within 10-days for certification of payment by reviewing Veteran records against invoices presented to ensure that accurate cost is being charged for service/item rendered;
  • Provides assistance and training to new Purchasing Agents in ordering or appropriate prosthetic appliances, purchase care reconciliation, stock and inventory control, etc.;
  • Responsible for data collection used in preparing and submitting numerous reports; and,

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Department of Veterans Affairs

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