Ophthalmology Glaucoma Subspecialist

Employer
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Location
Skokie, Illinois
Closing date
May 6, 2023

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Specialty
Ophthalmology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding Glaucoma subspecialist to join the Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology. NorthShore is a comprehensive, fully-integrated healthcare delivery system that includes nine hospitals Edward/Elmhurst, Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital, Skokie Hospital, Swedish Hospital, and Northwest Community Hospital.

NorthShore s state-of-the art Eye and Vision Center is the largest multi-specialty Ophthalmology group on the north shore of Chicago. Join a team comprised of dedicated faculty that provide a multitude of patient services in all ophthalmic subspecialties.

    13 Ophthalmologists and Optometrists 1 Glaucoma subspecialist 9 Comprehensive Ophthalmologists, most with subspecialty training.
Our supporting staff is outstanding, dedicated, and well trained. The Medical Group utilizes Epic for medical records. Our Ophthalmic clinic equipment includes HFA units, Spectralis and Cirrus OCT, Ellex SLT / YAG lasers, PASCAL retina laser system, Optos fundus cameras, Goldmann Visual Field and IOL Master 700. Our surgery center, located at Glenbrook hospital, is equipped with Centurion phacoemulsification machines, ORA intraoperative aberrometry system, Zeiss Artevo microscopes with Callisto and Intraoperative OCT capabilities.

Requirements:

    Board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology Excellent clinical and surgical skills Ability to connect with patients Desire to teach Ophthalmology residents, interns, and medical students. Clinical research is also encouraged but not required. T Entails Comprehensive and Glaucoma clinic responsibilities primarily at two of our locations. The call for the clinic and the emergency department is evenly distributed among colleagues.
Chicago is one of the top cities in the world and has amazing opportunities for year round enjoyment with highly ranked schools and universities, cultural activities, professional sports, and restaurants. The city and its northern suburbs are the perfect place to live and raise a family.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy glaucoma subspecialist, with immediate ramp up potential, and to provide quality patient care within a highly successful, expanding organization.

This position includes a highly competitive salary with excellent earning potential and a comprehensive benefits package including retirement, health insurance, CME, and vacation.

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to Dr. Paras Shah, Division Chief, Ophthalmology Division, by contacting: Shawn A. Watzka, Physician Recruiter - swatzka@northshore.org or 847-982-4802

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