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SpecPro Technical Services (STS) a highly specialized facilities support services, information technology/information management, and technical services firm, is recruiting for an Ophthalmologist. Interested candidates should apply at www.specpro-tech.com or may send resumes to email@example.com.
The Ophthalmologist will support the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM) Aeromedical Consultation Service (ACS) Ophthalmology Branch in providing clinical ophthalmology support and assistance necessary to aid in mission accomplishment at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
Support associated ophthalmologists and optometrists in research protocols including, but not limited to; Aeromedical Consultation Service Study/Management Groups, Refractive Surgery, Color Vision and development of programs designed to base new vision standards on operational requirements.
Supports both clinical and aeromedical research programs and will advise on administrative and financial management functions; schedule activities and milestones; define and describe aeromedical status; provide guidance of the overall program; implement HIPPA requirement for patient records; and reporting final results of this effort.
Assist in all of the evaluees' examinations and research projects. Evaluees include aircrew members referred to the Aeromedical Consultation Service, military and civilian research study participants, and special programs.
Review ophthalmology cases forwarded to the Aeromedical Consultation Service, receive and interpret communications, publications, and directives; and administratively support the Ophthalmology Branch as necessary.
Assist in all aircrew members’ examinations and research projects. Perform eye examinations on aircrew and aircrew applicants scheduled for evaluation at the Aeromedical Consultation Service, then prepare and present these cases at the daily morning conference.
Assist in data collection, collation, and analysis; development of optical procedures and devices, including performance analysis of aircrew equipment and optical devices such as lenses and visors, and research documentation.
Qualifications: Board Certified Ophthalmology, Licensed to Practice in the United States
Experience: Shall have at least 10 years of clinical experience and at least 3 years of research experience or 2 years of aviation optometry experience.
Be capable of examining the internal and external structure of the eyes to diagnose and treat eye diseases, eye injuries, and ocular surgical conditions like cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, optic neuritis, uveitis, color vision abnormalities, defective depth perception and refractive error.
Have basic computer skills and be able to work with internal computer programs to support aeromedical ophthalmology evaluations and be able to enter and extract data.
Special Requirements, Certifications and Licensures: Must be able to pass a government background investigation.