Department of Veterans Affairs - Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 11, 2018
Buffalo, New York
Commensurate with qualificatio
Full Time - Experienced
We are recruiting for two full-time Ophthalmologists at the Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center. You will provide excellent comprehensive ophthalmic care to a population rich and diverse in pathology. The ideal candidate will be board certified/eligible and may be eligible for academic appointment with the VA affiliate, State University of New York at Buffalo. Expertise in the area of comprehensive ophthalmology, including medical retina and medical glaucoma is preferred. Patient care will be delivered in both inpatient and outpatient setting in examining and treating all types of eye disease. Additional duties include supervision of residents in both the out-patient clinic and during surgical procedures.
VA physicians spend more of their time practicing medicine and less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork and the elimination of billing hassles.
Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases
Less stress than private sector
Licensure: 1 Full and unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Physician Employment Contract
26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over
10 Federal holidays with pay
Possible 5 Days paid Authorized Absence to attend CME
About Department of Veterans Affairs - Buffalo, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center
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.