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.
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