OREGON, Portland. Oregon Health & Science University, (OHSU), is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research and community service. Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Ophthalmologist to work with our current group of seven faculty, one fellow and six orthoptists.
This position will join an established and highly regarded University-based practice with clinical, research and educational responsibilities, and will hold an academic appointment. It has a strong established referral base and active surgical load. The group practice consists of 8 optometrists and 52 ophthalmologists offering sub-specialty services in cornea, vitreoretinal disease, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, uveitis and ocular immunology, glaucoma, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and ophthalmic genetics.
This position will provide comprehensive eye care to pediatric and strabismus patients of the University Hospital and Clinics and affiliated hospitals and clinics; provide staffing to residents seeing pediatric and strabismus patients; teaching medical students, residents, fellows, orthoptists and house staff in pediatric ophthalmology; perform research and knowledge discovery; and serve and support the department’s relationship with the Oregon State Elks Association.
The ideal candidate must be board certified or board eligible and have a strong interest in teaching and/or clinical research. Oregon and Washington state medical licensure is required. Fellowship-trained practitioners and/or fellows currently in training are encouraged to apply.
Must have strong clinical and patient assessment skills, and meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires excellent organizational skills, strong communication and patient relations skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential. Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative. Must be pro-active and detail oriented. Ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical. Ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical. Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2020-3481
About Casey Eye Institiute, Oregon Health & Science University
Casey Eye Institute is a world-recognized academic regional eye center that attracts top specialists from around the globe. We are known for developing and utilizing the very latest treatments and technologies. At OHSU, the most brilliant minds in the country collaborate to provide high-quality and innovative care, explore new research frontiers, educate tomorrow’s health professionals and improve the community’s health through extensive outreach. The knowledge developed at OHSU is quickly translated into new cures and new ways to prevent disease. As Portland’s largest employer, with more than 15,000 employees, OHSU is able to offer services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the region.