Tampa VA Medical Center is looking for a full time Vitreoretinal Surgeon for their surgical department. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. This position might be 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: 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 This physician provides the full spectrum of comprehensive subspecialty eyecare to our Veterans to include, but not limited to: Vitreoretinal Procedures Core: Pars plana vitrectomy Lensectomy Endolaser Vitreous biopsy Vitreous tap Air-fluid exchange Gas-fluid exchange Cryopexy Pneumatic retinopexy Scleral buckle placement/removal Epiretinal membrane peel Retinectomy Retinotomy Intravitreal injection of medications (e.g., anti-VEGFs, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals) or implant (e.g., antiviral, steroid) Removal of intraocular foreign body or dislocated intraocular lens Photocoagulation: focal, grid, panretinal Silicone oil injection/removal Laser retinopexy Anterior paracentesis Subconjunctival injection of medications Sub-Tenon's injection of medications Panretinal photocoagulation Retinopexy (non-Macular) focal photocoagulation Focal Macular laser photocoagulation Laser Procedure: Panretinal photocoagulation Retinopexy (non-macular) focal photocoagulation Focal macular laser photocoagulation YAG Vitreolysis Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, with rotating tours of duty as needed.
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.