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Ophthalmology - Physician

Company: Clinics and Surgery Center - University of Minneso
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences is seeking a full-time, board-certified *Ophthalmologist with fellowship-training in Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery* at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor rank on an Academic track depending upon qualifications. - -

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Responsible for providing critical ophthalmological care and* clinical services to patients suffering from various eye diseases, infections, trauma, and other eye complications, and supporting research and education across joint healthcare delivery system*. Specific duties include: (1) providing outpatient and inpatient consultations; (2) conducting eye examinations; (3) teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, including in inpatient and outpatient settings and classroom lectures; (4) conducting clinical and translational research activities and quality improvement projects in Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences; (5) performing eye surgeries, specialized eye treatments, and eye therapies; and (6) completing related administrative duties within division, department, and hospital.

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*Qualifications*

M.D. degree or foreign equivalent; graduate of accredited ACGME Ophthalmology residency and a *one-year Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery fellowship*; board eligible/certified with American Board of Ophthalmology; licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice licensure; ability to maintain DEA certification in Minnesota; ability to meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges for credentialing and privileges, and experience or interest in clinical research and other scholarly activities.




*About the Department*

The missions of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences are teaching, research, service and provision of excellent clinical service. Primary academic missions of the department are to teach medical students, post-M.D. trainees (residents and fellows) and students in allied health programs and to advance knowledge in ophthalmology through basic scientific and clinical research endeavors. - -

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*Lions Gift of Sight*
The partnership between the Lions, the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation, and the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences came to life in 1960 with the establishment of Lions Gift of Sight. *Lions Gift of Sight is a full-service eye bank that is focused on providing donor eye tissue for transplant, research, and teaching, and promotes donation through education.* Lions Gift of Sight has helped restore sight to more than 43,000 people by providing cornea tissue for transplantation and is one of the largest and most successful eye banks in the world. In addition, they've provided more than 39,000 corneas or eyes for basic research to help advance vision science. - Lions Gift of Sight provides opportunities to truly implement bench to bedside for improving cornea health and outcomes for patients.
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*Benefits*

At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. - *We prioritize work-life balance*, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:



* Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off

* Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the - Regents Tuition Benefit Program

* Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans

* Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts

* University HSA contributions

* Disability and employer-paid life insurance

* Employee wellbeing program

* Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution

* Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) - opportunity

* Financial counseling services -

* Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost

* Employee Transit Pass - with free or reduced rates in the Twin Cities metro area


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*Diversity*

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. - The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. - -

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*The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)*

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022).

Keywords: Clinics and Surgery Center - University of Minneso, Minneapolis , Ophthalmology - Physician, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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