Full-time ophthalmology position available at the Sacramento VA Medical Center.

Sacramento VA Medical Center
Sacramento, California (US)
Closing date
Dec 31, 2021

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Calling All Glaucoma Specialists - You Should Be in Beautiful Northern California! - Sacramento, California

Full-time ophthalmology position available at the Sacramento VA Medical Center.

Seeking Glaucoma specialist to join our team of comprehensive and subspecialist ophthalmologists in Sacramento Valley. Your clinic will run the gamut of comprehensive ophthalmology to tertiary care glaucoma. You will have the opportunity to perform the latest MIGS (Hydrus, iStent, Xen, Micropulse, KDB) as well as other incisional glaucoma surgery with experienced eye nurses in the operating room in your own OR time as well as training residents. Responsibilities to include clinical care, resident supervision, and training in both the outpatient and operating room settings.

The Sacramento VAMC is affiliated with the UC Davis Hospital System, has state of the art operating rooms and is a modern full-service hospital. It serves as the sub-specialty referral center for eye conditions in Northern California. There is dedicated technician support, on-site lasers, LenStar, optometry, and an on-site optical shop. Other onsite specialists include cornea, glaucoma and retina/vitreous. It is a friendly, rewarding environment, with appreciative patients. Academic appointments with UC Davis School of Medicine may be available and opportunities for teaching and research abound.


Our VA Medical Center is in Sacramento and one of the most historic cities in California. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, two hours between both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains with access to exceptional wine in Napa and Sonoma. Known as America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, recognized for its cutting-edge cuisine, farm-fresh restaurants, and plentiful farmers' markets. Sacramento has many cultural and artistic events, live music, dining and the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Come see why this is the place to live, work and play!

Whether you’re interested in academics, research, or a better work/life balance, you’ll find the VA has a lot to offer, including the unmatched satisfaction you’ll get from caring for those who have served our country.

Tour of Duty: Full time, primarily day shift with home call or Mon-Fri 8a-4:30p; shared on-call

Candidates must be: US citizen, BE/BC in Ophthalmology and have clear/active medical license any State.

Benefits: 26 days paid vacation (1 day accrued each pay period upon employment); 13 days sick leave (1/2 day accrued each pay period upon employment, no cap); 10 paid Federal holidays/Competitive Salary/Malpractice protection with tail coverage covered by the Federal government/Annual Physician Performance Pay (Up to $15,000 possible)/CME - 1 week paid authorized absence to attend and after 1 year of employment $1,000 per year stipend toward CME if BC/No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting.

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