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Seeking Ophthalmology Section Chief for Coastal VA Health System

Department of Veterans Affairs
E FAYETTEVLLE, North Carolina
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System (FVACHCS) is seeking a Section Chief of Ophthalmology. The FVACHCS Eye Section is a fully integrated service with ophthalmologists, optometrists, low vision staff, nurse case managers, nursing staff, and an administrative support assistant. Throughout FVACHCS, there is dedicated technician support, on-site lasers, and on-site optical shops. You will care for veterans in the outpatient clinic, operating room and could supervise UNC ophthalmology residents.

Candidates Qualifications: 1. US Citizen; 2. Board Certified in Ophthalmology; and 3. Previous leadership experience preferred.

Work Schedule: Full-time, primarily day shift Mon-Fri 8:00 to 4:30 pm with secondary call. Residents take call first and then attending backup if needed.

Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized

Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position eligible for up to $200,000 over 5 years with a maximum of $40K per year.

Pay: Base salary $375,000 Annually; Performance bonus additionally to base salary

Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)

Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA

Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)

Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restrictions on moonlighting

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