The Division of Ophthalmology at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) is seeking a part-time academic ophthalmologist with specialty training in areas of vitreoretinal and uveitis/anterior segment. Candidates must have an outstanding academic record with evidence of teaching, research and publications. Fellowship training in the areas listed is required. Credentials should allow for appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) or Boston University (BU) School of Medicine.
WORK SCHEDULE: Part time16 hours weekly- Thursday & Friday 8-430
Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.
Selectee may be required to work at any Boston Healthcare System campus, as needed.
The incumbent will be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's.
Candidates who meet the qualification requirements within 15 calendar days following the closing date of the announcement will be considered.
This position is in the Excepted Service.
Applicant's education, length of practice, will be considered by a compensation panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.
Drug Testing Position: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held.
Selectee will be required to complete additional forms to proceed with employment process.
Basic Requirements: *U.S. citizenship. *Must possess MD or equivalent. *Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. *Credentials should allow for appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) or Boston University (BU) School of Medicine.
* English Language Proficiency. Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).
Physical Requirements: Candidates must be capable of interactions with patients and health care personnel in a caring and professional manner. The candidate must be able to tolerate physically taxing workloads, to function effectively under stress, to adapt to changing environments, and to display flexibility.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD-214(s), SF-15 (as applicable) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the applicationchecklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s): *Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Cover Letter *DD-214 *OF-306 *Other *SF-15 *SF-50 *Transcript
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete,do not fax the paper application (1203FX - Occupational Questionnaire Form) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
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