This physician position is located with in the Ophthalmology section of Surgery Service at the Gainesville FL. This physician provides the full spectrum of comprehensive retinal subspecialty eyecare to our Veterans to include, but not limited to: Clinic: Diagnosis, interpretation and clinic procedures related to retina. OR: For surgical retina, all commonly performed retinal procedures. For the medical retina provider, OR procedures commonly performed by comprehensive ophthalmologists. Staffing of residents in the clinic and OR: The majority being retina diagnoses and procedures, and includes some staffing of comprehensive diagnoses and procedures. Coverage of residents on call on a rotational basis Coverage of urgent patients in the clinic on a rotational basis Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services; orders appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; Performs non-surgical retinal procedures including, but not limited to: intravitreal injections, retinal pneumopexies and cryopexies, laser retinopexies, other retinal laser procedures, etc.; Performs routine and complex retinal examinations on the eyes which may include comprehensive general eye examinations; Performs routine and complex retinal examination on the eyes with possible retinal oncology pathology (e.g. suspected retinal tumors and/or lesions); Performs A-scan and B-scan ultrasonography for diagnostic purposes of retinal disorders; Enters consults appropriately; Supervises ophthalmology residents/fellows in the eye clinic, minor procedure room and laser room; Participates in VA call coverage. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 04:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.