Neuro Ophthalmologist Opportunity in Sunny Long Beach
The Long Beach VA Healthcare System in sunny Long Beach, CA is seeking a part-time 25% Neuro Ophthalmologist to join our team. Seeking candidates with current experience to provide excellent patient care combined with teaching. A demonstrated interest in clinical investigation is preferred. Providing comprehensive clinical neuro-ophthalmology care and surgical adult strabismus care to our Veteran patients. Supervising ophthalmology residents in the neuro-ophthalmology clinic, short procedure room, laser room and the operating room. Providing diagnostic and therapeutic services in inpatient and outpatient settings, ordering diagnostic studies and procedures, and perform surgical and non-surgical neuro-ophthalmology ophthalmology procedures. Assessing and examining patients to diagnosis and develop treatment plans. Collaborating with other physician specialists and medical staff in overall treatment of patient medical conditions. Managing medical disorders affecting vision, such as inflammatory, vascular, neurological and genetic disorders, thyroid eye disease, diabetes and strokes. Contributes to departmental educational programs including training of residents, fellows and medical students. Communicating with patients and family members educating then to understand their medical condition.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State.
Board Eligibility/Certification in Neuro Ophthalmology
10 years of current experience is preferred, but not required.
Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health for our Veterans.
Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volume.
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year for full time position (25% position with up to $3750 per year)
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
1 hour of vacation for each 5 hours worked; 0.5 hour of sick time per 5 hours worked w/unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays if that lands on your working day
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.