Careers / Southwest

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Orthoptist

The Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)/University of Oklahoma (OU)-Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an American Orthoptic Council (AOC) certified orthoptist to assist in clinical evaluation and non-surgical management of children and adults with strabismus and amblyopia.  The pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus service currently has two full-time physicians, two part-time physicians, and one full-time orthoptist.  Our neuro-ophthalmology service also treats adult strabismus and has 3.5 full-time faculty.  DMEI is unique in that it is an independent 501c(3) institution that is located on the OU Health Sciences Center campus and houses the OU Department of Ophthalmology.  The medical staff of 42 providers includes a blend of full-time medical school faculty employed by the University, as well as clinical faculty employed by the Eye Institute, who work together seamlessly to provide high-quality comprehensive and subspecialty eye care to the state and surrounding region.  We have clinic facilities at the Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma and DMEI, as well as a DMEI satellite clinic in Edmond.  Combining the 3 locations, we have a total of 13 fully equipped long exam lanes, each with new M&S systems, dedicated to pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Oklahoma City is a vibrant and growing city with a competitive cost of living. There are many opportunities for community involvement. Other prominent industries in the city include aerospace, energy, and bioscience.

Additional details regarding DMEI can be found at www.dmei.org. Salary support and benefits are extremely competitive and appropriately commensurate with experience. 

Further inquiries and/or curriculum vitae should be directed to:


Maria Lim, MD
608 Stanton L. Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
(405) 271-1094
Maria-Lim@dmei.org

                                                                     

Posted: 06/28/2022

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Houston, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (https://med.uth.edu/ophthalmology/), McGovern Medical School(https://med.uth.edu/), University of Texas Health Science Center Houston(https://www.uth.edu/) is seeking a board-certified or eligible clinician-scientist with fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology to join our pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus division. This is a full-time faculty position, with research and teaching opportunities and expectations. This position also has the potential of an accompanying Endowed Chair, to be used for salary and research support. Appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level will be determined in accordance with experience.

The University of Texas has an extremely stimulating environment with unparalleled opportunity. The department offers competitive salaries and extensive benefits for our faculty.

 Position Key Accountabilities:

This is an academic appointment with research and teaching opportunities and expectations. We are looking for a clinician interested in building a busy practice at our primary location, the Cizik Eye Clinic, located within the Texas Medical Center. Other responsibilities may include resident and/or fellow supervision at our county hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, which is central to and the primary location of our education programs. 

This is an academic track with the potential for tenure. Appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level will be determined in accordance with experience.

Qualifications:

The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License.  A board-certified or eligible clinician-scientist with fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Preferred applicants will possess and demonstrate knowledge or skills such as excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

Potential applicants must apply through UTHealth’s career webpage here. Only applications received through the online system will be considered.

For further questions: Please email Surraya Minhas at Surraya.minhas.1@uth.tmc.edu.

 

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

 

This is a security-sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code #51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidate.

 

                                                                       

Posted: 06/01/2022

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Galveston, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist - Faculty Opportunity 

Full Time, Board Certified/ Board Eligible and Fellowship Trained

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, Texas

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) in Galveston, Texas is actively recruiting enthusiastic Pediatric Ophthalmology candidates. 

This position will provide cross coverage care in our League City, Texas City, and Galveston locations. Care will include examinations, outpatient clinics, and consults and will have administrative responsibilities including supervising and evaluating residents, providing medical direction, and participating in committee memberships at the department and Health system level.

Candidate Requirements - Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited medical school with residency training in Ophthalmology and a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The candidate must also be Certified/Board eligible in Ophthalmology and have a valid unrestricted Texas medical license. Salary is commensurate with Academic rank, experience, and qualifications.  In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as other potential incentives.  

The UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (OVS) has a long-standing tradition of excellence in research and education. OVS has trained more eye doctors than any other medical school in the region and boasts 34,000 eye patients and 2,600 eye surgeries annually. OVS operates four Eye Centers in the region including League City, Friendswood, Texas City, and Galveston.

UTMB Health is a billion-dollar health science center comprised of four schools, three institutes, and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB Health currently employs approximately 12,000 faculty, staff, and students, making it one of the top twenty employers in the Houston-Galveston metropolitan area.

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas:  Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US.  More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website:  http://www.utmb.edu/utmbliving/

Interested candidates should send a current curriculum vitae to Skott Harrington via email to saharrin@utmb.edu. Please include preferred contact method.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

                                                                       

Posted: 05/06/2022

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Houston, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is recruiting a fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist or retina specialist with interest and training in the screening and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). The physician will have a primary clinical practice at the Robert Cizik Eye Clinic and will share in the duties of screening and treatment of ROP in a large level IV NICU in the Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center as well as a smaller level III NICU in the Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital (LBJ). The physician will have the opportunity to develop a busy subspecialty clinic and surgical practice. Clinical duties will also include the supervision of residents and medical students in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Faculty will share call responsibilities including staffing consults with residents at Memorial Hermann Hospital and LBJ Hospital.

Located in the world’s largest medical center, our department’s mission is to provide leadership in research, education, and care for complex ophthalmologic problems. Desirable candidates are expected to have a strong interest in clinical care and teaching in an academic setting. Clinical research is encouraged and supported.

Applicants should have completed training at an accredited medical school and fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology or Medical and/or Surgical Retina. They must be board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology and be eligible for a medical license in the state of Texas.

Clinical appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level will be commensurate with experience.

“UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.” Apply to the position on the UTHealth’s career webpage

https://uth.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty/jobs/assistant-professor-associate-professor-professor-pediatric-retina-specialist-ophthalmology-and-visual-science-mcgovern-medical-school-10985?et=1FgMT0zwz


                                                                         

Posted: 08/06/2021

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Phoenix, Arizona

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Division of Ophthalmology at Phoenix Children's Hospital is seeking a board certified pediatric ophthalmologist to join our current team of ten physicians. Members of the division participate in clinical care, teaching medical students and pediatric residents and have the opportunity for clinical and basic science research. We have affiliations with Mayo Clinic Medical School, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Creighton Medical School. The candidate will be an integral and interactive member of the Division of Ophthalmology and participate in the inpatient and outpatient management of ophthalmology patients.

Our center is the major referral center in the Southwestern region for pediatric ophthalmology patients providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with a variety of eye disorders. The center has high pathology and performs 1600 cases per year. Our physicians care for and treat all fields of pediatric ophthalmology including congenital and infantile glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, retinoblastoma, oculoplastics and adult strabismus.

Phoenix Children's Hospital, ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, is Arizona’s only licensed children’s hospital providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. One of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with more than 70 pediatric specialties. The hospital is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education.

 

The successful candidate will be a BC/BE Ophthalmologist with additional fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology. Applicants should have the ability to work with teams on patient focused, division centric and hospital wide initiatives.

 

To apply interested applicants must submit a CV with cover letter. Letters of reference may be requested. Please send CV and cover letter to the following:

 

Raye Jean Becker

Physician Talent Acquisition Partner

Phoenix Children's Hospital

rbecker@phoenixchildrens.com

O (602) 933-1101 C (319) 290-2906


                                                                         

Posted: 10/22/2021

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is expanding and seeks an outstanding Pediatric Ophthalmologist.

 

The successful candidate will have a busy clinical practice at the UNM Hospital Eye Clinic.  Applicants are expected to have completed Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship training.  Duties for the position include sharing responsibility with existing faculty for clinical work, call, and training residents.

 

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.  Individuals are expected to have a strong commitment to clinical care, teaching, and research in an academic setting. 

 

Minimum Qualifications for position:

  • Completion of an Ophthalmology Residency Program
  • Completion of Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship
  • Board certified/eligible in Ophthalmology
  • Eligible for licensure in New Mexico
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

 

Preferred Qualifications for position:

  • Experience in clinical education
  • Experience in clinical research
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities

 

The UNM Ophthalmology program covers all facets of Ophthalmic surgery.  As part of the UNM Health System, the Eye Clinic provides a rewarding mix of tertiary and indigent care.  Ophthalmology recently became a free-standing department within the School of Medicine.  We are growing and expanding our faculty and facilities.

 

New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment for good reason.  Albuquerque is a culturally rich and naturally beautiful metropolitan area. The people are friendly and the area has a lively arts scene, close to the galleries of Santa Fe and Madrid NM.  Albuquerque is an attractive area for outdoor enthusiasts; we have year-round good weather and easy access to the outdoors (the Sandia mountain wilderness is 20 minutes from UNM).  There are two national laboratories nearby: Sandia and Los Alamos.

 

Interested applicants must apply for this position via UNMJobs website, unmjobs.unm .edu/, Posting# req17395, please attach electronic copies of a current CV and letter of interest to the application. For more information please contact Robert B. Avery, MD, PhD, and Professor of Ophthalmology at BAvery@salud.unm.edu

 

 

Robert B. Avery, MD/PhD
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of New Mexico Health Science Center
MSC10 5610, 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Phone:  505-272-6120  

 

 

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.  This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico state law. UNM's confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents' Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm


                                                                         

Posted: 10/20/2021

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El Paso, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Locums Assignment

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Needed in largest Metro area on US/Mexico Border:

  • Start as Soon as Credentialed
  • Regular Scheduled Locums Assignments

El Paso is the most misunderstood city in Texas and is deemed one of the safest.  Our weather is dry, semi-arid with many fine restaurants and very modern malls to shop at. It’s like Arizona without cactus and our airport has flights to and from any US city and the world. Consider us.

Who we Are…..

A World Class Pediatric Eye Center & Pediatric Optical: The Children's Eye Center of El Paso is the only medical office in the region dedicated 100% to the treatment of eye diseases in Newborns, Infants & Children up to 18 years old. We also have the area’s only Pediatric Optical which features over 500 frames just for kids with specially trained pediatric Opticians to insure your patients are fitted correctly.  (www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com)  (www.TheChildrensOptical.com)

What we Need…..

We seek an American Board Eligible or Certified Ophthalmologist to help us provide patients with excellent pediatric eyecare in an office designed just for kids.   Fully computerized with all the latest equipment, our Ophthalmic Assistants and Scribes will assist you before, during and after patient exams so all you have to do is diagnose and treat.

Only candidates who have completed a US Residency in Ophthalmology will be considered and a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is preferred but not required.

We Offer……

  • $1,000-$1500/day, $5000-$7,500 week
  • Flexible schedule: any time Mon-Fri, 8a-6p
  • Short Term, Stop Gap, Part Time or Long Term basis
  •  Airfare, Hotel, Rental Car, Malpractice, provided
  • Independent Contractor, 1099 position
  • MDs Only (Pediatric Fellowship preferred but not required)
  • If you have any upcoming availability, or if you know of any colleagues who may be interested, please contact me as soon as possible and send your CV to DrVioleta@ChildrensEyeCenter.com

Also, we are developing a national chain of children’s opticals called, believe it or not, The Children’s Optical™ so if your interested in joining us or building a pediatric optical for your practice let us know.

The Children’s Eye Center of El Paso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our practice, visit www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com or www.TheChildrensOptical.com


                                                                         

Posted: 8/19/2021

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Lubbock, Texas

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine

We are looking for an excellent Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology to join our established premier academic practice!

  • Full range of eye care services from routine to subspecialty eye care for adults and children with over 35,000 patient visits per year
  • Qualified candidates will have strong interests in teaching, residency training, and quality patient care
  • Full subspecialty backup is available in this collegial and democratically run academic practice
  • Research funding and a sign on bonus is available for qualified applicants
  • Relocation package, paid leave, medical & dental coverage, and State retirement plan
  • Open Rank: appointment dependent upon experience and prior rank. Open to associate and full Professors.

The department is active in both basic science and clinical research, and our medical school was recently ranked #1 nationally among graduates as “The best place to learn”.  The Chair and senior faculty have a strong track record of helping newer members seamlessly join the team. 

Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries benchmarked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package which includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package. Generous Compensation made possible by large established referral pathways, with a 25yr old pediatric ophthalmology practice and children’s hospital support.

Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population is now in excess of 300K residents, who live in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the  city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family- friendly atmosphere.

All questions can be directed to Sarah.Harris@ttuhsc.edu , Director of Faculty Recruitment

Must apply online at (23044BR): https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5281#jobDetails=583804_5281

 

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


                                                                         

Posted: 3/3/2021

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El Paso, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Locums Assignment

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Needed in largest Metro area on US/Mexico Border:

  • Start as Soon as Credentialed
  • Regular Scheduled Locums Assignments

El Paso is the most misunderstood city in Texas and is deemed one of the safest.  Our weather is dry, semi-arid with many fine restaurants and very modern malls to shop at. It’s like Arizona without cactus and our airport has flights to and from any US city and the world. Consider us.

Who we Are…..

A World Class Pediatric Eye Center & Pediatric Optical: The Children's Eye Center of El Paso is the only medical office in the region dedicated 100% to the treatment of eye diseases in Newborns, Infants & Children up to 18 years old. We also have the area’s only Pediatric Optical which features over 500 frames just for kids with specially trained pediatric Opticians to insure your patients are fitted correctly.  (www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com)  (www.TheChildrensOptical.com)

What we Need…..

We seek an American Board Eligible or Certified Ophthalmologist to help us provide patients with excellent pediatric eyecare in an office designed just for kids.   Fully computerized with all the latest equipment, our Ophthalmic Assistants and Scribes will assist you before, during and after patient exams so all you have to do is diagnose and treat.

Only candidates who have completed a US Residency in Ophthalmology will be considered and a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is preferred but not required.

We Offer……

  • $1,000-$1500/day, $5000-$7,500 week
  • Flexible schedule: any time Mon-Fri, 8a-6p
  • Short Term, Stop Gap, Part Time or Long Term basis
  •  Airfare, Hotel, Rental Car, Malpractice, provided
  • Independent Contractor, 1099 position
  • MDs Only (Pediatric Fellowship preferred but not required)
  • If you have any upcoming availability, or if you know of any colleagues who may be interested, please contact me as soon as possible and send your CV to DrVioleta@ChildrensEyeCenter.com

Also, we are developing a national chain of children’s opticals called, believe it or not, The Children’s Optical™ so if your interested in joining us or building a pediatric optical for your practice let us know.

The Children’s Eye Center of El Paso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our practice, visit www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com or www.TheChildrensOptical.com


                                                                         

Posted: 8/19/2021

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El Paso, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Locums Assignment

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Needed in largest Metro area on US/Mexico Border:

  • Start as Soon as Credentialed
  • Regular Scheduled Locums Assignments

El Paso is the most misunderstood city in Texas and is deemed one of the safest.  Our weather is dry, semi-arid with many fine restaurants and very modern malls to shop at. It’s like Arizona without cactus and our airport has flights to and from any US city and the world. Consider us.

Who we Are…..

A World Class Pediatric Eye Center & Pediatric Optical: The Children's Eye Center of El Paso is the only medical office in the region dedicated 100% to the treatment of eye diseases in Newborns, Infants & Children up to 18 years old. We also have the area’s only Pediatric Optical which features over 500 frames just for kids with specially trained pediatric Opticians to insure your patients are fitted correctly.  (www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com)  (www.TheChildrensOptical.com)

What we Need…..

We seek an American Board Eligible or Certified Ophthalmologist to help us provide patients with excellent pediatric eyecare in an office designed just for kids.   Fully computerized with all the latest equipment, our Ophthalmic Assistants and Scribes will assist you before, during and after patient exams so all you have to do is diagnose and treat.

Only candidates who have completed a US Residency in Ophthalmology will be considered and a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is preferred but not required.

We Offer……

  • $1,000-$1500/day, $5000-$7,500 week
  • Flexible schedule: any time Mon-Fri, 8a-6p
  • Short Term, Stop Gap, Part Time or Long Term basis
  •  Airfare, Hotel, Rental Car, Malpractice, provided
  • Independent Contractor, 1099 position
  • MDs Only (Pediatric Fellowship preferred but not required)
  • If you have any upcoming availability, or if you know of any colleagues who may be interested, please contact me as soon as possible and send your CV to DrVioleta@ChildrensEyeCenter.com

Also, we are developing a national chain of children’s opticals called, believe it or not, The Children’s Optical™ so if your interested in joining us or building a pediatric optical for your practice let us know.

The Children’s Eye Center of El Paso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our practice, visit www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com or www.TheChildrensOptical.com


                                                                         

Posted: 8/19/2021

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El Paso, Texas

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Locums Assignment

Pediatric Ophthalmologist Needed in largest Metro area on US/Mexico Border:

  • Start as Soon as Credentialed
  • Regular Scheduled Locums Assignments

El Paso is the most misunderstood city in Texas and is deemed one of the safest.  Our weather is dry, semi-arid with many fine restaurants and very modern malls to shop at. It’s like Arizona without cactus and our airport has flights to and from any US city and the world. Consider us.

Who we Are…..

A World Class Pediatric Eye Center & Pediatric Optical: The Children's Eye Center of El Paso is the only medical office in the region dedicated 100% to the treatment of eye diseases in Newborns, Infants & Children up to 18 years old. We also have the area’s only Pediatric Optical which features over 500 frames just for kids with specially trained pediatric Opticians to insure your patients are fitted correctly.  (www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com)  (www.TheChildrensOptical.com)

What we Need…..

We seek an American Board Eligible or Certified Ophthalmologist to help us provide patients with excellent pediatric eyecare in an office designed just for kids.   Fully computerized with all the latest equipment, our Ophthalmic Assistants and Scribes will assist you before, during and after patient exams so all you have to do is diagnose and treat.

Only candidates who have completed a US Residency in Ophthalmology will be considered and a Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is preferred but not required.

We Offer……

  • $1,000-$1500/day, $5000-$7,500 week
  • Flexible schedule: any time Mon-Fri, 8a-6p
  • Short Term, Stop Gap, Part Time or Long Term basis
  •  Airfare, Hotel, Rental Car, Malpractice, provided
  • Independent Contractor, 1099 position
  • MDs Only (Pediatric Fellowship preferred but not required)
  • If you have any upcoming availability, or if you know of any colleagues who may be interested, please contact me as soon as possible and send your CV to DrVioleta@ChildrensEyeCenter.com

Also, we are developing a national chain of children’s opticals called, believe it or not, The Children’s Optical™ so if your interested in joining us or building a pediatric optical for your practice let us know.

The Children’s Eye Center of El Paso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our practice, visit www.ChildrensEyeCenter.com or www.TheChildrensOptical.com


                                                                         

Posted: 8/19/2021

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