Beckley VA Medical Center is committed to serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
BEAUTIFUL BECKLEY VA MEDICAL CENTER
1 license/50 States - 49 days paid time off annually - No Overhead or Insurance Company’s to deal with! Practice Pure Medicine
As a VA Ophthalmologist your opportunities are endless! Enjoy living in ‘Wild and Wonderful’ West Virginia, one of the nation’s most beautiful, natural playgrounds - Beckley, West Virginia! We have it all, beautiful mountains, streams, lakes - truly an outdoor adventure for each season of the year. Enjoy the golfing, biking, hiking, fishing and camping opportunities. Visit the nearby White Sulphur Springs, home of The Greenbrier PGA Classic Tour offering world-class recreational opportunities or the local ‘Resort at Glade Springs,’ a full-service resort offering 3 championship golf courses.
The Beckley VA Medical Center is seeking a Surgical Ophthalmologist. This wonderful opportunity provides you the opportunity to care for Veterans in the following:
- The Ophthalmology department, Beckley VA Medical Center, instrumental in establishing its new outstanding program
- Perform comprehensive Ophthalmologist clinically, surgically and determine the need for surgical or non-surgical treatment of urgent or emergent patients with simple or complex ophthalmology complaints
- Perform retina evaluations
- Perform cataracts extractions and Injections
- One day a week in the operating room
- Average number of Veterans, approximately 14 daily.
- Possibly for academic appointment
Work schedule: Monday –Friday, 8-4:30 p.m. (No weekends)
- United States citizen
- Full and unrestricted M.D./D.O. license
- B.C./B.E. Ophthalmologist ( preferred 5 years of experience)
Interested: Forward your C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits: Working for the Department of Veteran Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part:
49 days paid time off annually including
26 days paid vacation
13 days of sick leave; 10 paid holidays
5 Days paid absence to attend approved CME courses (subject to budget availability)
•up to 5% matching funds on your 401(k); on average, federal government pays 75% of your premium on your health care insurance; possible annual performance bonus of 7.5% up to a max $15,000 annually; VA contributes 9.6% of your salary toward federal retirement; and you do not have to pay a penny for malpractice insurance because you are covered by the federal government if a claim arises.
VA Total Compensation: VA Providers enjoy all the above mentioned benefits which increase total compensation by an average of 39% over your annual salary.
Medical License: A clean, valid medical license from any US State or Territory is all that is required to practice medicine in a VA Federal Hospital anywhere in the nation.
Salaries: VA Providers salaries are determined by a compensation panel of physicians at the facility where you practice medicine. VA salaries are very competitive and are based on physician salaries of the local market, your experience and credentials as a physician.
Job Satisfaction: VA Providers enjoy the luxury of practicing medicine with the latest technologies and do so with no overhead costs, staff to pay, no rent on a building and no filing insurance claims. A 40 hour work week makes this a dream job for a physician with lots of time off for family and friends.
Beckley is conveniently located off of Interstate 77 and I-64 and the Raleigh County Memorial Airport offers daily scheduled flights to other cities. We have it all; rural retreats and country culture, steep hills and deep valleys, scenic vistas, serene retreats, and serious adventure! This is Almost Heaven!