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Ophthalmologist

Veterans Health Administration


Location:
Augusta, Georgia
Date:
04/05/2017
Work Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Specialties:
  • Ophthalmology
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The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center located in Augusta Georgia is searching for a BC/BE Ophthalmologist with fellowship training in medical and/or surgical treatment of retinal disease to join their dynamic healthcare team.

  • Physician must have completed an ACGME residency and is Board Certified or eligible
  • Physician must have completed formal retina fellowship (medical or surgical)
  • Additional clinical practice and participation in call for comprehensive ophthalmology will also be expected 
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and supervision of Medical Students and Residents
  • Academic appointment and participation in academic programs related to the ophthalmology residency at our adjacent university affiliate is encouraged, but not required.
  • Research involvement and support through the VA and GRU will be encouraged, but is not required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and interest in teaching ACGME ophthalmology residents
  • Academic appointment and part time work at academic affiliate, Medical College of Georgia available if desired.
  • Willingness to perform some comprehensive ophthalmology in addition to retina is preferred
  • Board certification in Ophthalmology
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support in accordance with American Heart Association

Salary Range: Up to $348,000 per year

Work Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate

Selected applicant may be eligible for education loan assistance thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.

Qualifications Required:

Citizenship: U.S Citizenship is required (Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens). Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

English Language Proficiency: Applicants appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Benefits: VA offers a comprehensive benefits package.  This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

 

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