Full-time ophthalmology position available at the Sacramento VA Medical Center. Excellent anterior segment surgical skills required with glaucoma fellowship training. The position will be 75% mild to advanced glaucoma combined with 25% comprehensive practice.
We are looking for someone who is strongly interested in resident education. All attendings at our Eye Clinic have their own practice and supervise residents in clinic and the OR. We are seeking someone who is a great teacher but still wishes to manage their own patients. Lastly, we are seeking someone who is interested in administrative responsibilities with tenure.
The Sacramento VAMC is affiliated with the UC Davis Hospital System, has state of the art operating rooms and is a modern full service hospital. It serves as the sub-specialty referral center for eye conditions in Northern California. The position provides outstanding surgical volume as an attending and as a resident supervisor. Responsibilities include: clinical care, resident supervision and training in both the outpatient and operating room settings. There is dedicated technician support, on-site lasers, LenStar, optometry, and an on-site optical shop. Other on site specialists includes cornea, glaucoma and retina/vitreous. It is a friendly, rewarding environment, with appreciative patients.
Our facility is centrally located in Northern California close to San Francisco/Bay Area to the west and the Reno/Lake Tahoe area to the east. Northern California has a lot to offer to those seeking good weather and an abundance of outdoor activities whether you prefer, beach, mountains, snow, etc. Academic appointments with UC Davis School of Medicine are available and opportunities for teaching and research abound.
Whether you’re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you’ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you’ll get from caring for those who have served our country.
26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment)
13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap)
10 paid Federal holidays
Malpractice protection covered by the Federal government
Annual Physician Performance Pay
Market Pay reviewed biennially for possible increase
Outstanding number of health plans from which to choose including vision and dental
Recruitment incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidate
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