The Department of Ophthalmology at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System is seeking a full-time Ophthalmologist in the subspecialty of Medical Retina. The Minneapolis VA has one of the largest VA ophthalmology programs in the United States. Minneapolis is one the Midwest's finest cities and a center for recreation, education, entertainment and cultural excellence. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System currently seeking an Ophthalmologist in the subspecialty of Medical Retina. This individual will be joining a faculty that includes comprehensive, cornea, glaucoma, uveitis and surgical vitreoretinal subspecialties. The right applicants must have Fellowship training in medical retina American Board of Ophthalmology Certification (or Board Eligible) Eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Minnesota and An interest in resident training and supervision The successful candidate will be able to perform a broad range of retina related office based ophthalmologic procedures and provide a recent case list for review. The applicant must be eligible for Minnesota medical licensure. The Minneapolis VA HCS is one of the largest VA ophthalmology programs in the United States. Minneapolis is one the Midwest's finest cities and a center for recreation, education, entertainment and cultural excellence and the state of Minnesota is 2nd in the nation in over all rankings by US News and World Report. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized: Amount to be determined. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): 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. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 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 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, day tour.
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