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Glaucoma Specialist Position
Full-time ophthalmology position available at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. Outstanding anterior segment surgical skills required and glaucoma fellowship training. The Sacramento VAMC is affiliated with the UC Davis Hospital System, has state of the art operating rooms and is a modern full service hospital. It serves as the sub-specialty referral center for eye conditions in Northern California. The position provides outstanding surgical volume as an attending and as a resident supervisor. Responsibilities include: clinical care, resident supervision and training in both the outpatient and operating room settings. There is dedicated technician support, on-site lasers, LenStar, optometry, and an on-site optical shop. Other on site specialists includes cornea, glaucoma and retina/vitreous. It is a friendly, rewarding environment, with appreciative patients. . The attendings practice will be 75% mild to advanced glaucoma and 25% comprehensive practice. Our Operating Rooms have 20 minute turnovers, Infiniti phaco machines, a full Toric and monofocal consignment, access to MIGS and a surgeon friendly environment.
We are seeking someone who is interested in teaching residents, is passionate about ophthalmology and would be interested in taking more of a leadership role with tenure.
Our facility is centrally located in Northern California close to San Francisco/Bay Area to the west and the Reno/Lake Tahoe area to the east.Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer, beach, mountains, snow, etc. Academic appointments with UC Davis School of Medicine are available and opportunities for teaching and research abound.
Tour of Duty: Full time, primarily day shift with home call -Compressed Schedules are under consideration.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
VA needs new employees with a wide variety of skills and professions.Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of some truly special and deserving people.Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.Those who a...lready work at VA feel privileged to assist the men and women who have defended our country. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.The Department of Veterans Affairs is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. America's veterans need you.