As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
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 team environment. All Nemours associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.
The Division of Ophthalmology at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children of the Nemours Foundation is actively recruiting a fellowship trained BC/BE pediatric ophthalmologist to join a growing clinically and academically active group of pediatric ophthalmologists. The candidate should have experience in all aspects of general pediatric ophthalmology. Participation in daily clinical activities including outpatient visits, surgery, and hospital consultation allowing a diverse exposure to all areas of pediatric ophthalmology. In addition to the clinical responsibilities, the physician will participate actively in the education and training of ophthalmology residents and medical students from Thomas Jefferson University. Academic appointment is awarded by Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University based on established professorial guidelines.
This unique opportunity offers:
Anterior and posterior segment surgery capability
Comprehensive diagnostic testing capabilities
Challenging practice ranging from common pediatric ophthalmology problems to care of ophthalmologic problems in children with complex medical problems
Experienced group of pediatric ophthalmologists and exposure to all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology
National and region wide referral of patients
Affiliation to major academic centers in tristate area
Opportunity to train the ophthalmology residents and medical students throughout the academic year.
Competitive salary and benefit package
For confidential consideration, please forward your CV to:
Sharon Lehman, MD
Chief, Department of Ophthalmology
Ja’Nikka Caraballo, MHRM, CPRP
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, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children 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 the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and an additional 457b retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
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