The Division of Ophthalmology at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware in Wilmington, is actively recruiting a fellowship-trained BC/BE pediatric ophthalmologist to join a growing clinically and academically active group of pediatric ophthalmologists. The candidate should have experience in all aspects of general pediatric ophthalmology. Participation in daily clinical activities, including outpatient visits, surgery, and hospital consultation, allows a diverse exposure to all areas of pediatric ophthalmology. In addition to the clinical responsibilities, the physician will participate actively in the education and training of ophthalmology residents and medical students from Thomas Jefferson University. Academic appointment is awarded by Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University based on established professorial guidelines.
This unique opportunity offers:
- Anterior and posterior segment surgery capability
- Comprehensive diagnostic testing capabilities
- Challenging practice ranging from common pediatric ophthalmology problems to care of ophthalmologic problems in children with complex medical problems
- Diagnostic capabilities including OCT, ERG & VEP
- Experienced group of pediatric ophthalmologists and exposure to all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology
- Opportunity for Research and collaboration with other Pediatric subspecialists, the University of Delaware and other academic institutions.
- National and region-wide referral of patients
- Affiliation to major academic centers in the tristate area
- Opportunity to train the ophthalmology residents and medical students throughout the academic year.
- Competitive salary and benefit package
For confidential consideration, please forward your formal CV to:
Kelly Unkrich, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville
Nemours Children's Health
About Nemours and its Mission:
This is a rare opportunity to step into a busy practice in one of the Northeast’s most desirable communities. Nemours Children Hospital is located in Wilmington, DE, an epicenter for cutting-edge technology, research, & science. A place devoted to human performance, business innovation, education, and health. The Nemours Foundation has provided high-quality clinical care for children for 80 years. Nemours owns and operates the Nemours Children Hospital in Orlando, Florida, and the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. These and our networks of primary, specialty, and urgent care locations make Nemours one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States as one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours Children's Hospital Delaware offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report, this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes quality-based bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, a retirement plan with employer matching, and an additional 457B retirement savings plan, paid time off, paid parental time off, educational assistance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and much more.
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