We are currently searching for a general ophthalmologist to join our Central Iowa staff basing in our Des Moines clinic. Growth in our patient load has demanded that we add an additional ophthalmologist to help with this volume. We are interested in bringing on board a well trained professional to assist with hospital on-call coverage that is shared with other community ophthalmologists. The average number of patient calls from the participating hospitals is 4-8 per week and this clinic is responsible for call coverage approximately 50% of the time. This position can be a medical or a comprehensive ophthalmologist. Ample patient clinic volume will be available for this employed ophthalmologist. This position is being added to alleviate the burden of on-call responsibilities for sub-specialty surgeons, while providing a high level care as part of our community service.
Our Clinic has been in operation for 98 years and all ophthalmologists, who have established careers here, have enjoyed a fulfilling practice both financially and professionally. Our statewide ophthalmology staff includes 3 cornea, 3 glaucoma, 7 retina, 1 pediatric, 1 oculoplastic and 7 comprehensive surgeons. Our average physician compensation is typically in the top 10% nationally. The practice has equal ownership across the physician staff and is managed on a democratic basis with one vote per physician. These arrangements have created an environment that all Wolfe physicians have found very appealing and rewarding.
We are searching for a comprehensive or medical ophthalmologist that is interested in joining a very busy practice with significant subspecialty support. The successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability to achieve goals through hard work and quality decision making.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Wolfe Eye Clinic is a multi-location, multi-subspecialty, high surgical volume ophthalmology practice. We are Iowa's largest ophthalmology clinic and have 20 ophthalmologists based in 8 main offices across the state. Our sub-specialists include two glaucoma, six retina, three cornea, one pediatric/adult strabismus and an ocular plastics surgeon. We also have six anterior segment surgeons and 8 sta...ff optometrists. We have an additional 7 optometrists based in seven primary eye care clinics. Overall we have a team of around 350+ staff that are dedicated to bringing the most advanced eye care to the residents of Iowa. Wolfe Eye Clinic has always been committed to bringing the latest technology and treatments to the citizen of Iowa. Annually our MDs see 120,000 patients and perform approximately 15,000 cataract surgeries, 500 surgical retina cases, 150 glaucoma surgeries, 120 keratoplasties, 450 strabismus sx, 700 oculoplastic sx, and 2,000 LASIK procedures. Our doctors work with a very skilled clinical support staff that allows them to concentrate on patient care and minimizes their time spent on related administrative duties or paperwork. We regularly participate in research studies and FDA trials, and have recently been one of the main contributors for the PEDIG & DRCR protocols. We have always maintained a strong, modern relationship with our referring optometric colleagues.