OREGON, Bend. 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.
Providing comprehensive eye care to pediatric and strabismus patients of the University Hospital affiliated hospitals and clinics in Bend, Oregon; performing Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) exams; providing staffing to residents seeing pediatric and strabismus patients; teaching medical students, residents, fellows, orthoptists and house staff in pediatric ophthalmology; patient care and research within the subspecialty; 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.
Strong clinical and patient assessment skills. Meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires excellent organizational skills and 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.