Ophthalmologist

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Closing date
Mar 14, 2023

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Specialty
Ophthalmology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Martinsburg Veterans Medical Center

1 license/50 States * 49 days paid time off annually!

Martinsburg, WV is a picturesque, historic community within 90 minutes from Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas, yet offers the serenity of small city living. Our opportunity is nestled in a community that offers a family-friendly lifestyle, great public and private schools, and affordable real estate. With such proximity to our nation s capital, you can enjoy all the attractions, sports, shopping, and entertainment that a metropolitan area has to offer.

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center seeks an Ophthalmologist with training in Medical Retina. The candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

The individual is responsible for the maintenance of the highest standards of professional care in the outpatient and inpatient management of ophthalmology patients served by the facility. Managing outpatient, inpatient, and operative ophthalmology cases.

Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergent problems as they occur.

Provide professional advice to medical staff upon request, in emergencies, about professional management of patients being treated for ophthalmic diseases and injuries.

Perform diabetic tele-retinal readings as needed.

Provide professional services requiring a full range of inpatient and outpatient ophthalmology retinal services and comprehensive ophthalmology consistent with the hospital's capabilities.

Facilitates patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers by applicable policies and regulations.

Maintains current educational requirements as requested by the Medical Center.

Proficiency in the diagnosis of surgical retina diseases.

Proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of non-surgical retinal diseases.

Emphasis will be placed on age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inflammatory diseases, and inherited retinal degenerations.

Proficiency in multiple types of in-office procedures such as intraocular injections, and retinal lasers.

Competency in the use and interpretation of fluorescein and ICG angiography, optical coherence tomography (OCT), ultrasonography, and visual function tests.

Responsible for the education of residents, technicians, and other physicians.

The weekly schedule is Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The call is very little to none with an occasional consultative phone call.

Interested: Please forward your C.V. to terrance.anderson@va.gov

Veteran Affairs Physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. No dealing with insurance companies and no overhead. Practice pure medicine.

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