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    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

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    This announcement establishes a standing register of eligible applicants to be considered for permanent full-time appointments. Then first line of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on 11:59 PM (EST) November 16, 2018 and then again every Friday at 11:59 PM (EST) until the closing date of . All applicants may receive consideration for one year from the date of application.

    The Optometrist works as a member of a multi-disciplinary heal care team collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to Veterans. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Provides comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination and patient education to Veterans;
    • Integrating eye care service with other professionals
    • Ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommending treatment and/or referral;
    • Works closely with both Optometry and Ophthalmology to provide eye care to Veterans;
    • Interpreting diseases and conditions of the eye and adnexa and ocular manifestations of systemic disease;
    • Conducting routine eye exams, prescribing glasses and also managing various ocular conditions prevalent in a hospital based eye clinic including diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma;
    • Ordering, verifying, dispensing and adjustment of optical aids for visually impaired patients
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516460600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.