Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time fellowship trained Glaucoma Specialist with exceptional surgical skills. The candidate will be involved in resident education and may potentially have a faculty appointment at our academic affiliate, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.
Work Schedule: Full-time, 1st shift, 5 days a week with one day a week at Joliet CBOC
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Education and length of practice will be considered through a formal pay-setting process in determining the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay).
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Interested applicants should submit a CV and the names of three references to H.R. Specialist Amber DiGiorgio at: Amber.DiGiorgio@va.gov
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, Illinois 60141
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