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    The West Texas VA Health Care System, Big Spring, Texas is currently recruiting for an Optometrist, Ophthalmology Service.

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    The Optometrist will provide excellent clinical eye care and refractions to the West Texas Veterans. He/she will also provide clinical supervision to Optometry students; refers patients with multiple health problems to other providers within the facility and the VISN; consults with physicians and others. When requested to augment the care of their patients as it relates to ophthalmic manifestations of systemic conditions; he/she will utilize the general clinical privileges which include ordering diagnostic tests as appropriate; and write prescriptions for medications or other items on the hospital formulary; independently exercise creativity in solving problems without direct supervisory guidance to meet the varying needs of patients while under care of the Eye Clinic and assures that a high degree of quality patient care is provided at all times.
    Travel will be required to the Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Odessa, Texas once a week.

    Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and may vary depending on the hiring facility.
    Functional Statement/Title: Physician/Optometrist #000000
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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