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Ophthalmologist Needed in Martinsburg, WV - Martinsburg, WV, USA

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Opportunity Details

1 license/50 States * 49 days paid time off annually!

Martinsburg, WV is a picturesque, historic community within 90 minutes from Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD metropolitan areas , yet offers the serenity of small city living. Our opportunity is nestled in a community that offers a family-friendly lifestyle, great public and private schools, and affordable real estate. With such proximity to our nation’s capital, you can enjoy all the attractions, sports, shopping, and entertainment that a metropolitan area has to offer.

The Martinsburg VA Medical Center seeks an Ophthalmologist with training in Medical Retina. The candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

  • The individual is responsible for the maintenance of the highest standards of professional care in the outpatient and inpatient management of ophthalmology patients served by the facility. Managing outpatient, inpatient, and operative ophthalmology cases.
  • Provide immediate evaluation and management of emergent problems as they occur.
  • Provide professional advice to medical staff upon request, in emergencies, about professional management of patients being treated for ophthalmic diseases and injuries.
  • Perform diabetic tele-retinal readings as needed.
  • Provide professional services requiring a full range of inpatient and outpatient ophthalmology retinal services and comprehensive ophthalmology consistent with the hospital's capabilities.
  • Facilitates patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers by applicable policies and regulations.
  • Maintains current educational requirements as requested by the Medical Center.
  • Proficiency in the diagnosis of surgical retina diseases.
  • Proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of non-surgical retinal diseases.
  • Emphasis will be placed on age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inflammatory diseases, and inherited retinal degenerations.
  • Proficiency in multiple types of in-office procedures such as intraocular injections, and retinal lasers.
  • Competency in the use and interpretation of fluorescein and ICG angiography, optical coherence tomography (OCT), ultrasonography, and visual function tests.
  • Responsible for the education of residents, technicians, and other physicians.

The weekly schedule is Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The call is very little to none with an occasional consultative phone call.

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Veteran Affairs Physicians practice medicine more and spend 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.  No dealing with insurance companies and no overhead. Practice pure medicine.

About Our Facility

Located in the heart of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) can be found on 175 acres in historic Berkeley County and has a service area of more than 126,000 veterans in West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The Medical Center, part of the VA Capitol Health Care Network (VISN 5), offers a comprehensive range of services, including internal medicine, ambulatory surgery, audiology and speech pathology, dental, nursing home, nutrition, podiatry, prosthetics, women's health, mental health and rehabilitation medicine. Patient care is provided through an integrated primary care concept, and each veteran is assigned to a team of health care providers that follows the patient's care both as an inpatient and an outpatient. It is the mission of the Medical Center to honor America's Veterans as heroes by providing the highest quality health care. The employees of the Martinsburg VAMC are dedicated to improving the quality of life for eligible veterans through excellent health care.

AFFILIATIONS

George Washington University School of Medicine
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
West Virginia University Medical & Dental Schools

AUTHORIZED BEDS

69 Hospital
178 Nursing Home Care Unit
312 Domiciliary

TYPE OF FACILITY

General Medical & Surgical, Long-term Care, Rehab & Domiciliary

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Alcohol-Drug Rehabilitation Unit
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Homeless Domiciliary Program
Inpatient Hospice (Palliative Care)
Intensive Care Unit
Medical Center and Domiciliary-Based Substance Abuse Programs
Mental Hygiene Clinic
Nuclear Medicine
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-Residential Rehab (PTSD-PRRP) Program
Primary Care
Pulmonary Function Lab
Same-Day Surgery
Traumatic Brain Injury-Community Re-Entry

The following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) come under this facility:

Cumberland Clinic
200 Glenn Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: (301) 724-0061
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

Fort Detrick Outpatient Clinic
1433 Porter Street
Fort Detrick Army Garrison
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 624-1200  
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

Franklin Contract Outpatient Clinic
Pendelton Community Care
91 Pine Street
Franklin, WV 26807
Phone: 1- 800-817-3807 

Hagerstown Outpatient Clinic
Hub Plaza Building
1101 Opal Court
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Phone: (301) 665-1462
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

Harrisonburg Contract Outpatient Clinic
1755 S. High Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540) 282-6035
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

Petersburg Contract Outpatient Clinic
Grant Memorial Hospital
P. O. Box 1019
Petersburg, WV 26847
Phone: (304) 257-5817
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

Winchester Clinic
100 Dawson Drive
Winchester, VA 22602
Phone: (540) 869-0600
Toll-Free 1- 800-817-3807

VA Benefits

 

 

Paid Time Off:

  • 26 Days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 Days paid sick leave each year with no limit on accumulation
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • 5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses

Insurance:

  • Health Insurance : VA employees have an outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose (premiums are partially paid by VA) Lifetime Healthcare Insurance options available
  • Dental & Vision : Our insurance options also include exceptional vision and dental plans (premiums are partially paid by VA)
  • VA employees have the option to use Flexible Spending Accounts , which allow you to use tax-free dollars to pay for medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance plan
  • Term life insurance , family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government
  • Long-term care insurance is available as an option

Federal Retirement Plan:

  • VA employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits, 2) FERS-RAE basic benefits (pension), and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan
  • How is the pension funded? VA employees automatically contribute 4.4% of their salary each pay period and the VA contributes 12.2% of the employee’s salary each pay period for a total annual contribution percentage equal to 16.6% of the employee’s salary
  • Similar to the 401(k) savings plans widely available in the private sector, the TSP allows employees to tax defer a portion of their income each year, subject to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. For calendar year 2020, employees under the age of 50 may contribute up to $19,500, while those over age 50 are eligible to make catch-up contributions that allow them to defer up to $25,500.
  • The Federal Government also provides an automatic basic contribution (1% of salary) and up to 4% of salary in matching contributions , depending on the amount of the employee contribution
  • For retired military personnel, these benefits are in addition to full monthly retirement pay or pension
  • In addition to FERS, VA provides health care insurance coverage for retired personnel
  • Disability Retirement
  • Employees are vested in a federal pension after only 5 years service

Contact Email: terrance.anderson@va.gov
Employer: Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Martinsburg, WV, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Salary Range: