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Optometrist Job in DECATUR, IL

Optometrist Job in DECATUR, IL

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $60,210.00 to $155,073.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/20/2017 Close Date 2/28/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    12/20/2017 to 02/28/2018

  • Salary

    $60,210 to $155,073 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VP 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    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 are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    Would you like to limit your commute? How about living in a small town with access to three large cities, one of which is only 90 miles away? Danville offers all of this. We are 120 miles south of Chicago home of the - White Sox, Cubs, Bulls, Bears; Shedds Aquarium and Field Museum; Navy Pier; Rush Street and Michigan Avenue; and American Girl Place, etc. We are 210 miles from St. Louis home to the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Arch, etc. We are 90 miles wWest of Indianapolis home to the Indy 500, Allstate 400, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indiana State Fair, and Indianapolis Zoo. Champaign-Urbana just 35 miles away offers colleges - University of Illinois and Parkland College, fine dining, apple orchards, shopping, etc. Danville offers canoeing, hiking, camping, low cost of housing, public and private schools, variety of restaurants, parks, golf courses and shopping.

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    This announcement establishes a standing register of eligible applicants to be considered for permanent full-time appointments. Then first line of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on 11:59 PM (EST) December 20, 2017 and then again every Friday at 11:59 PM (EST) until the closing date of 02/28/2018. All applicants may receive consideration for one year from the date of application.

    The Optometrist works as a member of a multi-disciplinary heal care team collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to Veterans. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Provides comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination and patient education to Veterans;
    • Integrating eye care service with other professionals
    • Ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommending treatment and/or referral;
    • Works closely with both Optometry and Ophthalmology to provide eye care to Veterans;
    • Interpreting diseases and conditions of the eye and adnexa and ocular manifestations of systemic disease;
    • Conducting routine eye exams, prescribing glasses and also managing various ocular conditions prevalent in a hospital based eye clinic including diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma;
    • Ordering, verifying, dispensing and adjustment of optical aids for visually impaired patients
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487134000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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