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Department Chair, Ophthalmology

Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida
Closing date
Jul 14, 2022

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Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Mayo Clinic is searching for an innovative leader to serve as the Chair of its world class Department of Ophthalmology at our academic medical center in Jacksonville, Florida. 

The Department Chair is a leadership position and the individual selected will be accountable for driving innovation through cutting edge procedures, capitalizing on technology, advancing progressive research, and educating future ophthalmologists.  She/he will be responsible for achieving exceptional patient outcomes, financial and growth objectives in addition to actively recruiting and retaining top talent to advance Mayo’s mission.

Outcomes Expected

     * Invigorating vision and strategy to innovate and grow the Department of Ophthalmology

     * Prioritize business strategies to position the department for the future

     * Drive innovation across Practice, Education, and Research

     * Foster collaboration across the organization to provide the best patient outcomes

     * Effective management

     * Recruit top talent to sustain Mayo Clinic’s vision of being the most trusted partner in healthcare

Ideal Candidate Profile

     * Board certification and eligibility for Florida licensure required

     * Academic rank of Professor or Associate Professor is preferred, but not required

     * Evidence of continued academic and scholarly activity

     * Proven successful leader

     * On-going transformational practice innovation

     * Adept at mentoring junior staff

     * Ability to build relationships and networks globally

     * Recognized as an expert in their field

Requires Board certification and must be eligible for Florida Medical license. Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!

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