VA Physician Job Detail
The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).
The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.
The VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN is seeking a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmology Physician for a full time position for the Ophthalmology Section of Surgical Service.
- The incumbent will be responsible for admitting, evaluating, diagnosing, consulting, and order/prescribing medications to treat Ophthalmology patients.
- Responsibilities include operative and non-operative care to correct or treat conditions, illnesses, and injuries of the eye to include: prescription of lenses and surgical treatments; surgery on the orbit, extra ocular muscles, anterior and posterior segments of the eye and surrounding structures.
- Diagnostic techniques include visual field testing, pachymetry, optical coherence tomography, and ophthalmic ultrasound. Candidate must also demonstrate significant and distinguished accomplishments in teaching, clinical research, and clinical practice.
- Incumbent must have a proven record of scholarly works that would qualify applicant for the position and be academically involved in resident education and research.
Work Schedule: Varies depending on the needs of the facility.
Title/Functional Statement#: Physician (Ophthalmology)/#00000
Financial Discloser Report: Not Required
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
United States Citizens