Ophthalmologist - Cataract Surg/Retina, Boston, MA

Boston, MA

Inpatient and outpatient

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  • Boston Medical Center

    Department of Veterans Affairs - Specialty Care

    The Division of Ophthalmology at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) is seeking a full-time academic ophthalmologist specialized in Medical Retina/Comprehensive Ophthalmology/Cataract Surgery. The candidate is expected to be fellowship trained in Medical Retina. The incumbent will provide care in all aspects of medical retina including intravitreal injections/retinal lasers, and also comprehensive ophthalmic care including cataract surgery/laser procedures (YAG/PI/SLT/ALT). This role will not include surgical retina procedures. The incumbent is expected to have an active role in the training of ophthalmology residents and fellows.

    Candidates must have an outstanding academic record with evidence of teaching, research, and publications. Fellowship training in the area listed is required. Credentials should allow for appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor at Boston University (BU) School of Medicine.

    Compensation will be competitive with the major academic medical centers in the region. A Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be available. The selectee may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Must have a full, active, and unrestricted License in any state. U.S. Citizenship required.

    VABHS and Boston University School of Medicine are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and complete curriculum vitae to: Terrance.anderson@va.gov

    About Department of Veterans Affairs - Specialty Care

    More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans.From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever.With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers. Find out what VA can offer you.

    Posted May 19, 2021