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Opthalmologist Opportunity

Employer
Cayuga Health System
Location
Ithaca, New York
Closing date
May 23, 2025

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Specialty
Ophthalmology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Healthy Growing Practice Seeking General Opthalmologist/Optometrist
  • Practice consists of 2 general opthalmologist, 2 Optometrists, and 1 Optician
  • 1300 cataract procedures, hundreds of retinal and glaucoma lasers, and minor eyelid procedures per year
  • Main office contains 15 lanes and a well trained staff of 26
  • Nearby office with 5 lanes - Auburn
  • A good Candidate must have excellent clinical and surgical skills and work well with other MDs and Optometrists.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • #1 Ophthalmology practice in the Finger Lakes Region for 3 years in a row
  • $335,326.40 - 542,256.00 Annually
Diverse, Dynamic University Town:
  • Home to Cornell University and Ithaca Colllege
  • More than 100 waterfall within a 10 mile radius
  • Enjoy Lake activities on Cayuga Lake
  • Rated by Forbes as #3 in America's Smartest Cities
  • Offers more ethnic and world class restaurants per capita than NYC
  • Ranked 4th in RelocateAmerica.com's 2006 list of "America's Top 100 Places to Live"
  • Located in the heart of Finger Lakes wine country

As a Physician, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality medical care to patients. You will diagnose and treat various medical conditions, collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and contribute to the overall well-being of patients. Your expertise and compassion will be instrumental in improving the health and lives of those you serve.

As a physician, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality medical care to patients within the scope of your qualifications and experience. Principal responsibilities will include the clinical care of patients within a physician led, patient centered team based environment, where the focus is on the provision of high quality, value based care.

Key responsibilities

  1. Patient Care
    • Conduct comprehensive medical evaluations and assessments
    • Develop and implement personalized treatment plans for patients
    • Prescribe medication and other appropriate therapies
    • Order and interpret diagnostic tests and imaging
    • Perform medical procedures and surgeries when necessary
    • Monitor patient progress and adjust treatment plans as needed
    • Provide patient education
  2. Communication
    • Effectively communicate with patients, families, and colleagues
  3. Documentation
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records in a timely fashion
  4. Clinical Expertise
    • Stay current with latest medical research, treatments and technologies
    • Participate in CME and peer review activities
    • Collaborate with other specialists and healthcare professionals to optimize patient care
    • Work collaboratively with Advanced Practice Providers
    • Participate in the education of clinical learners (residents, APP students, etc)
  5. Quality and Safety
    • Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes
    • Ensure safe care is provided to all patients
  6. Ethical and Professional Standards
    • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards of medical practice
    • Uphold patient confidentiality and privacy
    • Comply with all relevant laws and regulations.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate MD or DO from an accredited medical school required
  • Must have successfully completed a residency or fellowship commensurate with area of specialty.
  • Be board certified or eligible in the appropriate specialty, by a board acceptable to Hospital;
  • Obtain and maintain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency ( DEA ) registration;
  • Obtain Medical Staff Privileges within the Health system
  • DR-Current and unrestricted license to practice medicine in applicable state required
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge of evidence based medicine
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassion, empathy and a commitment to patient-centered care
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a healthcare team
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and CME.

Working conditions

  • Hospital, clinic, or healthcare facility setting
  • May include on call and weekend shifts as required

NOTE: All provider salaries posted on this site are based on a full-time work basis. The salary for any part time position will be adjusted according to the full-time equivalency of the position.

In addition to salary, other compensation in the form of student loan repayment, sign-on bonus, and moving expense may be available and be included in total compensation .


Contact:
Ginny Olsen
golsen@cayugamed.org
(607) 274-4231

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