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Job Title: OPTOMETRIST
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Redding, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/25/2019
Expire Date: 04/24/2019
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Medical
Job Description
OPTOMETRIST
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/22/2019. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency: Optometrists appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d). Education: Degree of doctor of optometry resulting from a course of education in optometry. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools or colleges approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: United States and Canadian schools or colleges of optometry listed as accredited by the Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association, in the list published for the year in which the course of study was completed. Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure. (MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THE TRANSCRIPTS) Licensure: Licensed to practice optometry in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Optometrists are required to possess full and unrestricted licensure and to maintain a current registration in their State of licensure if this is a requirement of the particular State. (MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THE LICENSE) Preferred Experience: Board Certified/Board Eligible Optometrist Grade Determinations: Grade, step and salary will be determined by a Professional Standards Board based on selectee's qualifications. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G5, Optometrist Qualification Standard Physical Requirements:Position is subject to a pre-employment physical and medical examination. This position requires: Light lifting, under 25 pounds; light carrying, under 25 pounds; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; walking (8 hours); standing (8 hours); bending, leaning or twisting (8 hours); and hearing (aid permitted); working closely with others; working alone; protracted or irregular hours of work and occasional emotional strain.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/526070600?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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