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MEMPHIS, TN
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
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Physician Ophthalmologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Physician Ophthalmologist Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. 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 9/5/2017 Close Date 12/1/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
MEMPHIS, TN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/05/2017 to 12/01/2017

  • Salary

    $100,957 to $348,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

RZ-17-OTe-2007770-T38-OCA

Control number

479163700

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    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 SEPTEMBER 22, 2017.  AFTER THE INITIAL CUT-OFF DATE, APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A PERIODIC BASIS. 

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    Responsibilities

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

    • Admits, evaluates, diagnosing, consults, and orders/prescribing medications to treat Ophthalmology patients.
    • Corrects operative and non-operative care to treat conditions, illnesses, and injuries of the eye to include:  prescriptions of lenses and aids for low vision and surgical treatments; surgery on the orbit, extra ocular muscles, anterior and posterior segments of the eye and surrounding structures.
    • Determines the need for surgical or nonsurgical treatment of routine, urgent, or emergent problems.
    • Possess sufficient clinical knowledge and experience to provide competent clinical and institutional standards of care.
    • Qualifications to teach and supervise ophthalmology residents in the clinic and OR.

    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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified 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/479163700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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