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    Summary

    These positions are based at the Worcester Specialty Annex satellite location for Worcester Community Outpatient Clinic of VA Central Western Massachusetts Health Care System.

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    Responsibilities

    • The optometrist works as a member of a multi-specialty health care team to provide high quality comprehensive eye care to veterans and eligible dependents.
    • The optometrist is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skill in providing appropriate diagnostic, preventative and therapeutic primary eye care.
    • The incumbent practices with a high level of autonomy utilizing the latest ophthalmic technology in caring for veterans. This includes use of topical and oral medications when indicated and is facile in minor surgical procedures as allowed by the scope of their licensure and clinical privileges granted by the hospital.
    Work load expectations are for 32-schedulable hours of direct patient care per week. The incumbent will rotate working with clinical interns from various academic affiliates with other staff optometrists and is expected to secure a faculty appointment from each institution.Travel to other sites is periodically required.

    Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

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    0662 Optometrist

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