Careers / Southeast

Jacksonville, Florida

PEDIATRIC Optometrist 

Duke Health Pediatric Optometrist

North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (NCEENT) is seeking a board certified/board eligible pediatric optometrist to join our multispecialty practice. The optometrist will be expected to function as an independent practitioner in a busy, disease-oriented practice at NCEENT, incorporating primary eye care for adults and children, and contact lens fittings.  NCEENT currently has one full-time pediatric ophthalmologist, and is looking to increase access for pediatric patients due to the large demand for pediatric eye care in the area.

NCEENT has a 100-year history in the Triangle, with multiple satellite locations and well-established relationships with referring pediatricians, hospitals and pediatric specialists in the area. The primary practice for the pediatric optometrist will be in Durham, with opportunities for practice at other NCEENT locations (Chapel Hill and Cary) depending on interest and need. Additionally, there is flexibility of scheduling with the opportunity for either full or part-time employment.

NCEENT is part of the Duke University Health System. The Duke Department of Ophthalmology has multiple pediatric optometrists in clinical and academic practice, and there is an opportunity to attend clinical rounds, lectures, and conferences if interested.

We seek a pediatric optometrist with outstanding clinical skills, experience in the management of eye disease, a strong interest in pediatric and adult eye care and contact lenses, and a desire to be in a busy clinical environment in which optometrists and ophthalmologists work in concert.

The Research Triangle Park is a globally prominent hub for high-tech research and development. Conceived around three major universities in Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh, the region attracts and fosters cultural diversity, economic resilience, and is nationally recognized as a great place to live and work. Nature lovers delight in the area, with hundreds of miles of trails and state parks, and driving proximity to both the beach and mountains.

All interested candidates are welcome to enquire further and send their curriculum vitae to:

Sara F. Grace, MD

North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat/Duke Health

Clinical Associate, Duke Department of Ophthalmology

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Posted: 01/28/2022

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Jacksonville, Florida


The Division of Ophthalmology at Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville, in Jacksonville, FL, is actively recruiting a fellowship trained BC/BE Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join a team of 3 Pediatric Ophthalmologists and 2 Pediatric Optometrists.  The candidate should have experience in all aspects of general pediatric ophthalmology.   Participation in daily clinical activities including outpatient visits, ROP screening and treatment, surgery, and hospital consultation allowing 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 from the University of Florida, Jacksonville.  Residents take primary call all evenings and weekends, with attendings sharing backup call. Academic appointment is awarded by Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville School of Medicine based on established professorial guidelines.  Adult strabismus practice, if desired, is performed at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. 

This unique opportunity offers:

  • Anterior and posterior segment surgery capability
  • Challenging practice ranging from common pediatric ophthalmology problems to care of ophthalmologic problems in children with complex medical problems
  • Diagnostic capabilities including OCT, VF, ERG & VEP
  • Opportunity for Research and collaboration with other Pediatric subspecialists
  • Opportunity to train the ophthalmology residents and medical students throughout the academic year
  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Bonus incentive for production after the first year
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility at a 501c(3) institution


For confidential consideration, please forward your formal CV to:

Kelly Unkrich, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville


With a CC to:

Zac Wilberger, Physician Recruiter
Nemours Children’s Health System

At our three clinic locations in the Jacksonville area, Nemours is a leading provider of pediatric specialty care in north Florida with many of our pediatric specialists regularly recognized as the "Best Doctors in America®".  We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties.  Several of those specialties in collaboration with Wolfson Children's Hospital, have been named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.    Nemours is a special organization whose mission is intensely focused on delivering the best patient and family centered care in everything we do throughout the organization.

One of the fastest growing areas of Florida, Jacksonville is home to many arts venues, numerous festivals, national and international sporting events including the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the Jacksonville Suns AA minor league baseball team, exceptional golf courses and world-class art and culture, and is located on the Atlantic Coast. The annual Players Championship held at the nearby TPC course is an internationally recognized sporting event.  We have excellent public and private schools coupled with a low cost of living and no state-income tax. We are ideally located on St. Johns River within minutes of Atlantic coast beaches and a short drive to the Jacksonville International Airport.


As one of the nation's premier pediatric health care systems, we've made a promise to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. It's a promise that extends beyond our nationally recognized clinical treatment to an entire integrated spectrum of research, advocacy, education, and prevention.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy.  We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment.  All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.

To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at



At Nemours, our physicians work together — across specialties, clinics, and hospitals — to give children care that's among the safest, most caring, and compassionate. This unique collaboration has earned Nemours a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation.

As part of a pediatric health system with both clinical and academic partnerships, we are 100% focused on ensuring a healthier future for children.  We strive for excellent outcomes across all of our medical and surgical specialties - and we measure these outcomes in order to provide consistent, top-rated care.

Nemours physicians are committed to family-centered care and to making families true partners in every aspect of a child's treatment and care.


Posted: 01/21/2022

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Louisville, Kentucky


NORTON CHILDREN’S EYE CARE, AFFILIATED WITH THE UOFL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, and a part of Norton Children’s Medical Group, is seeking a board-certified/board-eligible pediatric ophthalmologist. The selected candidate will function as part of a dynamic, growing team dedicated to meeting the needs of children through clinical care, medical education, research and advocacy. The current pediatric ophthalmology service covers a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Norton Children’s Hospital as well as NICU coverage at University of Louisville Hospital and other regional hospital facilities. The practice is located in the Novak Center for Children’s Health in downtown Louisville.



A variety of career paths available, with guidance from experienced mentors

Team’s current strengths are point-of-care ultrasound, simulation, medical education, global health and advocacy

Team welcomes collaboration

Opportunities for participation in quality improvement, research and administration, depending on individual interests

Teaching through the UofL School of Medicine, including lectures for grand rounds

Candidates with fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus preferred

Salary and academic rank commensurate with experience




Medical degree/diploma

Board certified/board eligible

Kentucky medical license or license eligible


To discuss this opportunity, contact Alicia Beeler Sr. Recruiter, physician recruitment, at (502) 210-6617 or submit your CV to See all of our career opportunities at

Posted: 11/15/2021

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Full time

The Eye Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is seeking a full time Orthoptist to join our academic department. The orthoptist will evaluate strabismic and amblyopic patients at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Brenner Children’s Hospital and nearby satellite offices while in clinic with the Pediatric Ophthalmologists. The orthoptist is expected to contribute to the education of Ophthalmology residents by interaction with them in the care of their strabismic patients. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a growing pediatric ophthalmology service which includes a Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology, a junior pediatric ophthalmologist, and a  part-time orthoptist.  WFBMC offers a large multi-specialty collegial ophthalmology department that includes specialists in cornea, glaucoma, uveitis, retina, neuro-ophthalmology and oculoplastics who provide support for the care of complex pediatric patients and adult strabismus patients.

The candidate must have completed an accredited orthoptic training program. Candidates must be Board Certified by the American Orthoptic Council, and pass a criminal background check.

WFBMC offers a highly competitive compensation package, vacation time, health insurance, and retirement plans.

Winston-Salem is located in the Piedmont Triad and is well known for its historical, cultural and recreational offerings. The city enjoys four mild, but distinct, seasons with close proximity to mountains, lakes and beaches. The cost of living is very reasonable and the community is welcoming and hospitable.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Inquiries, resume and letter of interest should be directed via e-mail to:

Dean J. Bonsall, M.D., M.S., FACS
Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Laura Lee and Kipper C. Nelson Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Posted: 6/24/2021

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Western North Carolina


Asheville Eye Associates, PLLC is seeking to employ a FT or PT fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist with interest in pediatric and adult strabismus, ROP, and general pediatric ophthalmology. We are a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty private ophthalmology practice serving 9 locations in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. The practice has been enhancing lives through leading eyecare since 1961. We currently have 16 MDs, we have 2 pediatric ophthalmologists, one of whom will be retiring next year, 7 optometrists, 2 certified orthoptists, along with a strong local referral base. We provide NICU screenings and treat ROP at our local hospital.

We offer our physicians competitive compensation and benefits including licensure, board fees, CME allowance, association dues, professional liability insurance, 401(k) contributions, medical and dental insurance.

Asheville is known for its waterfalls, biking and hiking trails, vibrant arts and music scene, historic architecture, wineries, breweries, minor league baseball team, and is renowned for having some of the best restaurants in the country. Asheville was ranked as one of the Best Places to Live by US News & World Report in 10/2020, named the number 5 place for residents and tourists according to a report by Resonance Consultancy in June of 2020, as well as be voted number 14 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2019. Asheville enjoys four distinct seasons, including one of the most remarkable displays of fall foliage. Asheville gives you the small-town feeling while still enjoying the big city amenities.

For more information about our practice, please visit our website at:

If you would like to pursue this opportunity or would like additional information, please send your CV or contact:


Shari Cooper
Human Resources Director
Asheville Eye Associates, PLLC
8 Medical Park Drive
Asheville, N.C.  28803
828.258.1586 ext. 2501
828.210.0962 (fax)

Posted: 5/24/2021

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West Virginia

Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

Charleston Area Medical Center is seeking to employ a full-time Pediatric Ophthalmologist to practice in Charleston, WV and a satellite office in Hurricane, WV.


MD/DO or foreign equivalent

BC/BE in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Completion of a Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship

Ability to obtain a WV Medical License

Experience with ROP, pediatric cataract and strabismus



Competitive Compensation Package

Generous Sign-on Bonus

Exceptional benefits

Great work/life balance

Significant referral network from area providers

Spacious office

Level 1 NICU

Level 1 Trauma Center

Opportunity for teaching medical students and residents

The community is a lively capital riverfront city with a population of 250,000 in the metro area.  Historic neighborhoods sit just minutes from a vibrant riverfront downtown full of hip art galleries, boutique shops and independent restaurant. The school system is outstanding and housing is very affordable.

Charleston is a culturally diverse community offering the amenities expected to be found in a large metropolitan city. There is a regional airport with direct flights to many major US cities such as Chicago, Charlotte, DE, Atlanta, Philadelphia…… 

To apply, send CV to

Posted: 5/18/2021

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North Carolina

Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

Private ophthalmology practice with 4 locations in North Carolina seeking a Full Time, Board Certified, Fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist to see patients in our Raleigh, Durham and satellite offices.  Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance and 401k with employer match.  Practice partnership opportunities available.

Please Contact:

Leslie Arnold, COE

Posted: 3/25/2021

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Sandhills, NC

Pediatric Ophthalmologist 

Busy, private, well established, financially successful pediatric ophthalmology practice with a large, 9 county pediatrician and optometric referral base seeks a kind, compassionate, fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist. Opportunity for partnership in practice as well as in a successful local, community based multispecialty ambulatory surgery center available for the right candidate.

Practice has one full time pediatric ophthalmologist and one full time optometrist. Practice enjoys a long-standing working relationship with both Duke University and the University of North Carolina. 

The practice has a total of 12 well equipped examination lanes with a separate suite dedicated to pediatric ophthalmology as well as a busy optical dispensary.

Practice has built a friendly, supportive, team-oriented work environment with extremely low staff turnover including certified ophthalmic assistants with years of experience in pediatric eye care.

Competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, IRA match and cafeteria plan allowing individualized utilization of benefit funds.

Office hours Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM.

The Sandhills area (Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen) of North Carolina continues to grow and is a wonderful place to live and raise a family.

Interested individuals should send CV with cover letter to:

Family Eye Care of the Carolinas
1902 North Sandhills Blvd Aberdeen, NC 28315
Attn: Michael J Bartiss, OD, MD

Posted: 2/2/2021

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