About the Position St. Luke's is seeking a full-time Vitreoretinal Surgeon position to join our practice in The Villages, FL. Fellowship training in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases is required. The ideal candidate will provide a full spectrum of clinical and surgical services. The retinal surgeon will provide retinal support to a mature practice that is anchored by a high volume cataract surgeon. As a provider in an active adult community that is experiencing explosive growth, our retina surgeon will have a unique opportunity to develop and lead a very busy practice. Must be BC/BE.
Our retina surgeon will work out of our 10,000 square foot state of the art clinic in the Center for Advanced Healthcare at Brownwood, a brand new 250,000 sq. ft. multi-specialty facility that will be a destination for specialty healthcare. Surgical care will be provided from our established AAAHC accredited ASC at our Creekside location in the heart of The Villages, just minutes from our Brownwood office.
This position offers a competitive compensation package, job flexibility, and benefits that include: malpractice, health, disability and dental insurance, along with a relocation allowance and reimbursement for professional expenses. Partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate.
About St. Luke's St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute has a long-standing reputation for excellence in cataract surgery and eye care. The eye surgeons and ophthalmologists at St. Luke's are known for their expertise and dedication to care giving. With state of the art equipment and facilities, our doctors, led by Pit Gills, MD continue the tradition of innovation and development of new technologies and techniques in ophthalmology that our founder, Dr. James Gills began when he first opened the doors in 1968.
Since 2012, St. Luke's has been recognized in the central Florida community as leaders in medical and surgical ophthalmology, providing care to residents of The Villages, Ocala, Leesburg, Mt. Dora, Inverness and the surrounding areas. Our next addition to our experienced team will have the benefit of the goodwill and brand recognition that is already well established within the local and regional communities and The Villages Health System.
About The Villages Known as Florida's Friendliest Hometown, The Villages is a premier active adult community that is home to over 157,000 residents. One of the nation's fastest growing senior lifestyle communities, The Villages offers an incredible practice building opportunity to a new ophthalmic physician.
While the community caters to the senior Florida lifestyle, it also attracts young families and professionals. Children of St. Luke's at the Villages employees have the unique opportunity to attend the highly rated charter school system. The Villages Charter schools are recognized as one of the most successful charter programs in the state, receiving an "A" rating 17 years in a row. The Villages is also becoming an increasing draw for young professionals, with fine arts performances, nationally recognized shopping and dining, golfing, and much more. The residential areas surrounding The Villages offer an aura of a secluded community lifestyle, while just a short drive to world-famous attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Busch Gardens, and Florida's beautiful Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
Equal Opportunity Employer St.Luke's is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws relating to discrimination against qualified applicants or employees in hiring or in any decision affecting job status, pay, or any other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, or other applicable protected classes.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation and benefits package.