Physician (Ophthalmologist)

Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 13, 2020
Closes
Mar 03, 2020
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/09/2020. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Proficiency in spoken and written English. Physical requirements outlined below. Preferred Experience: Board certified/board eligible in Ophthalmology Residency - Completion of a fully accredited US residency program in Ophthalmology, with or without additional fellowship training. Teaching and supervision experience of Medical Student/Residents. Excellent surgical skills are required for primarily cataract surgery and laser surgery. Experience in medical retina Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: Candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment physical. Position requires standing for extended periods, use of fingers and both hands, ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, near vision correctable at 13" to 16" Jaeger 1 to 4; ability to distinguish basic colors, emotional and mental stability. Hearing aid is permitted. Incumbents may experience exposure to blood and body fluids.

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