The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia Is looking for a fellowship trained, Board-Certified/Board-Eligible, full-time Glaucoma Specialist. We are seeking a candidate to join our team to provide state of the art glaucoma and comprehensive care to an increasing number of veterans, as part of a multidisciplinary team in partnership with Optometry, Comprehensive Ophthalmology and other subspecialties. The successful candidate would be eligible for faculty appointment at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center serves as one of the teaching hospitals for the VCU Department of Ophthalmology. Resident teaching and supervision both in the clinic and surgery are an integral part of this position.
The VAMC Section of Ophthalmology consists of three full-time physicians, five part-time physicians, five optometrists, and four rotating VCU/VAMC residents, 7-8 full-time ophthalmic technicians including an angiographer and one Physician Assistant.
Applicant selected may be subject to drug testing. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and physically-challenged persons are encouraged to apply.
Conditions of Employment
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
Designated and/or random drug testing required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Must pass pre-employment physical examination
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.
Internal Number: 518538100
About US Department of Veterans Affairs, Richmond, Virginia
Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The McGuire VA Medical Center consists of a complex tertiary care healthcare facility with 349 operating beds and four outpatient clinics in Fredericksburg (2), Charlottesville and Emporia. These facilities provide some of the finest medical care and cutting-edge technology in central Virginia.
McGuire VAMC is a research and teaching hospital with an affiliation with nearby Virginia Commonwealth University providing a rich academic environment in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. Our Veteran population grows steadily at approximately 8% annually, and our efforts to grow and meet this demand are continuous.
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