Help Help Overview Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates02/05/2019 to 12/31/2019 Service Excepted Pay scale & grade GS 15 Salary $250,000 to $348,000 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-Time Help Help Location1 vacancy in the following location:Reno, NV Reno, NV Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible No This job is open to The public U.S.
citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Duties SummaryThe Eye Clinic Section of Surgical Service at the Reno VA Medical Center is comprised of Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Ophthalmology Technicians participating in patient care.
Ophthalmology is the practice of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of the eye, including its related structure and visual pathways.Responsibilities The Ophthalmologist has case knowledge, skills and understanding of optic, refractive, visual physiology and neuron-ophthalmology functions may include: Diagnostic techniques used may include visual field testing, visually evoked responses, ultrasound, x-ray, CT scanning and MRI.
Ophthalmologists can perform medical treatments including prescription of lenses, and aids to low vision and surgical treatments on the orbit, extraocular muscles, anterior and posterior segments of the eye and surrounding structures.
Staff Ophthalmologists are ultimately responsible for all aspects of patient care related to the eye and vision.
This includes admission, workup, diagnosis and the performance of surgical procedures on patients presenting will illnesses, injuries, and disorders of the eye including its related structuring and visual pathway.
Requested consultations by other practitioners should be addressed promptly with reports provided in a timely manner.During on-call hours, be available for consultation and return electronic pages and/or telephone calls promptly.
Participate in various hospital committees, departmental and hospital in-service programs and acquire CME's as required.
He/she is responsible for regular postoperative follow ups, patient/family teaching and wound care upon discharge.
Performs rating examinations for eligible veterans including those for Persian Gulf , Agent Orange, Radiation Exposure, and Compensation and Pension.Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday Through Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Required to work holidays and take call.Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel RequiredNot required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 15