This position supports the Ophthalmology Section of the Surgery Service. If selected, you will provide support to the eye clinic, inpatient services, eye operating room, and Emergency Department. You will follow established guidelines, ethics, polices, and protocols of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, and the profession. You will function as a cooperative and collegial team member with the entire staff. Primarily responsible for providing Ophthalmology care to veterans both clinically and surgically. - Responsible for resident supervision per VA guidelines. - Responsible for staffing Ophthalmology clinics - Attendance at staff meetings and participation on committees assigned - Responsible for providing continuing education to nursing staff - Responsible for timely medical records, including computer order/entry - Supports Section Chief, Chief, Surgical Service and TVHS in obtaining Performance Measures - Responsible for completing all VA mandatory and assigned educational trainings. Work Schedule: Monday -Friday, Hours TBD by Section Chief, based on the needs of the clinic and OR 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.