Ophthalmologist (Surgical or Medical/Non-Surgical)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Redding, California
Internal Number: 629119300
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. More About the Area: http://www.visitredding.com/ Spectacular Redding, CA boasts a grand total of 250 beautiful days a year, Redding California is nestled at the end of the Sacramento Valley. This hidden California jewel offers immense recreation, living and business opportunities, and affordable living. Redding is bisected by the world-class fly-fishing Sacramento River and is close to skiing, hiking, camping, rafting, and boating at Lassen National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the renowned Shasta Lake. Redding is the major regional center of Northern California for health and legal services, retail shopping and employment. There are two major hospitals. Redding also has great schools. There are three major high schools, six middle schools, 46 elementary schools, 4 charter schools, and 30 private schools, and five colleges and universities. If you love the outdoors, this is the place for you! VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment or Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Position Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact Susan.Bringel@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting VA Northern California Health Care System is looking for a committed Surgical or Medical (Non-Surgical) Ophthalmologist to join our team in Redding, CA! Become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans in this rural health facility. The incumbent will provide clinical management of Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Basic Cornea, Glaucoma, and Retina disorders required for this truly comprehensive ophthalmology practice. Local Ambulatory Surgery Center contract pending for VA ophthalmologist to perform ocular surgery at the ASC. Full suite of imaging modalities with two highly trained technicians. Four lanes available for you and an OD. Laser/ Medical management of Glaucoma and/or Intravitreal Injection skills for Retinal disease a plus, but not required. Help us to honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, hours negotiable
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.