Chief, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, in Wilmington, is currently seeking a Division Chief to lead the Division of Ophthalmology.
The Division Chief will lead a collaborative team of 4 Pediatric Ophthalmologists, 1 Optometrist and additional support staff. This is an exciting opportunity to help expand a comprehensive Pediatric Ophthalmology practice in the Delaware Valley. Academic appointment at Thomas Jefferson University is commensurate with experience. Candidates interested in research would enjoy Nemours’ high clinical volume and network provided by a major collaborative enterprise institutional database.
- Demonstration of a strong commitment to medical education.
- Interest in developing and implementing evidence-based care models and outcomes to ensure delivery of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare using quality measures and performance improvement.
- Interest in scholarly activity as evidenced by recent scholarly publications, including participation in specialty society organizations and/or peer-reviewed research funding and active involvement with national or regional professional societies preferred but not required.
- Interest and experience in working with a population inclusive of economic, health, and educational disparities.
- Cultural sensitivity, appreciation, and interest in improving the health of an underserved population.
Interested candidates should send their formal CV to:
Zac Wilberger, Physician Recruiter
Nemours Children’s Health
This is a rare opportunity to step into a busy practice in one of the Northeast’s most desirable communities. Located in the Northeast corridor, Wilmington provides limitless cultural and professional opportunities given its easy access and proximity to major metropolitan areas while being nestled in the bucolic Brandywine Valley. As the center of commerce and culture in Delaware, Wilmington combines the amenities and excitement of big-city living with the peace and charm of a small town.
Nemours Children’s Health is an internationally recognized, multi-site pediatric healthcare system built upon a centralized, efficient, and collaborative infrastructure committed to improving the health of all children. The mission of Nemours is to improve the health and health care of children by seeking new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood diseases, and to educate the next generation of leaders in children’s health.
As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report, this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician service.
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.
Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive environment. All Nemours Associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day-to-day work with colleagues, patients and families.
Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural values are strongly encouraged to apply. Please click here to review Nemours Anti-Racism Statement (nemours.org).
To learn more about Nemours and our commitment to treat every child as if they were our own, visit us at www.nemours.org.
ABOUT THE TEAM
At Nemours, our physicians work together — across specialties, clinics, and hospitals — to give children care that's among the safest, most caring, and compassionate. This unique collaboration has earned Nemours a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation.
As part of a pediatric health system with both clinical and academic partnerships, we are 100% focused on ensuring a healthier future for children. We strive for excellent outcomes across all of our medical and surgical specialties - and we measure these outcomes in order to provide consistent, top-rated care.
Nemours physicians are committed to family-centered care and to making families true partners in every aspect of a child's treatment and care.
- Job Identification 5186
- Job Category Physician Leadership
- Posting Date 11/21/2022, 09:49 AM
- Degree Level Post-Doctorate
- Job Schedule Full time
- Locations 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE, 19803, US
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