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Physician Ophthalmologist Glaucoma Job in MEMPHIS, TN

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Location:
MEMPHIS, TN
Date:
11/23/2017
2017-11-232017-12-23
Job Code:
RZ-17-OTe-1900416-T38
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Physician Ophthalmologist Glaucoma Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Ophthalmologist Glaucoma Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-17-OTe-1900416-T38 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $100,957.00 to $348,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/19/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
MEMPHIS, TN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Physician (Ophthalmologist - Glaucoma)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Memphis, TN
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Thursday 1/19/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,957.00 to $348,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    VM-0602-00/00
  • Promotion Potential
    00
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)
  • Control Number
    462870400
  • Job Announcement Number
    RZ-17-OTe-1900416-T38
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):1900416

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?

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).

The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

For more information about the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ 

NOTE:  THIS IS AN OPEN UNTIL FILLED ANNOUNCEMENT WITH THE INITIAL CUT-OFF DATE OF                  January 31, 2017.  AFTER THE INITIAL CUT-OFF DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A PERIODIC BASIS. 

Duties

The Department of Surgery is seeking a Board eligible/Board certified Opthalmology (Glaucoma) Surgeon.  The duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Responsible for admitting, evaluating, diagnosing, consulting, and order/prescribing medications to treat Ophthalmology patients.

·         Responsibilities include operative and non-operative care to correct or treat conditions, illnesses, and injuries of the eye to include: clinical care of adults with a wide variety of ocular diseases, glaucoma laser procedures, cataract and glaucoma surgery including phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage implants, and cyclodestructive procedures.  Diagnostic techniques include visual field testing, pachymetry, optical coherence tomography, and ophthalmic ultrasound.

Candidate must also demonstrate significant and distinguished accomplishments in teaching, clinical research, and clinical practice.  Must have a proven record scholarly works that would qualify applicant for the position and be academically involved in resident education and research. 

Work schedule: Varies depending on the needs of the facility.

Functional Statement Title/PD#: Physician (Ophthalmology), 00000

DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

HR STAFFING
Phone: (901)523-8990x5928

Address

Surgical Service
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis
TN


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


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