Academic Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Merritt Hawkins
Iowa City, Iowa
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Full Time
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Job Description & Requirements
Academic Comprehensive Ophthalmologist in Iowa
StartDate: 08/01/2023Available Shifts: No need to market practice | Autonomy to practice as desired

The University of Iowa, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, seeks a comprehensive/cataract faculty ophthalmologist to join a highly-ranked department with a strong reputation for excellence in clinical practice, research, and education. The successful candidate will join a world-leading program and partake in clinical and surgical activities, including researching and treating inherited eye diseases affecting adults and children. Candidates with experience teaching residents and/or medical students, teaching cataract surgery, and doing complex cataract surgery cases, as well as having an interest in clinical research and quality improvement, are encouraged to apply.
  • The University of Iowa is listed as one of the nation's Best Colleges and ranked the No. 7 Best Hospital for Ophthalmology by US News & World Report (2022)
  • Department's residency program ranked No. 3 by Doximity (2022-2023)
  • Strong reputation for excellence in ophthalmology clinical practice, research, and education
  • Work with well-known physicians who perform cutting-edge research on the path to curing blindness as well as innovative methods for specialized eye care
  • Excellent surgical simulation opportunities
  • Opportunities to teach locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Have access to technology and cutting-edge devices for complex cases
  • No need to market your practice
  • Dedicated OPH library and librarian to help with publication and research
  • World-class photography service and simulation facilities and resources
  • Enjoy autonomy, even in a group academic practice

Community Highlights - Live in One of America's Best Cities
Graded A and named a best place to live in Iowa (Niche), Iowa City offers a diverse culture with a unique and engaging spirit. It's a safe, affordable, and friendly place to live, and you'll enjoy its cosmopolitan feel without metropolitan problems like traffic and pollution.
  • Iowa City regularly earns national accolades for its quality of life
  • Outstanding public schools, typically ranked in the top 1% nationally
  • A vibrant downtown with seasonal festivities, great restaurants, and boutique shops
  • World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, and an abundance of literary, musical, and cultural activities
  • Gorgeous custom-built homes on large lots
  • Easy drive to Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Madison, St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, and Minneapolis
  • Bike or walk to work from incredible neighborhoods
  • International airport access
  • Iowa is No. 1 in Opportunity by US News & World Report
  • Gracious and hospitable Midwest population conducive to excellent patient-physician interactions

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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