The chief operations officer, the senior non-physician employee, acting with guidance from the Governing Body/Medical Executive Committee, directly supervises departmental managers and is responsible for the overall management of the practice.
OVERSEES FOLLOWING PROCESSES:
Compliance & Quality Programs
Property, Plant & Equipment
Operations and Physician Agreements/Contracts/Credentialing
Our practice is a regional medical and surgical ophthalmology group staffed by 100% fellowship-trained subspecialists in retina, cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and cataract/refractive in 3 geographic locations. Routine and general exams are referred elsewhere. We have an onsite 100% practice owned ASC in two locations and no optical dispensing. Our 35-year history in the community allows us a g...ood balance of professional referrals and self-referred patients. Opportunities for our physicians to do clinical research, write papers, and lecture are abundant.
Our metropolitan area of 130,000 is home to two universities and one osteopathic medical school. Hattiesburg truly has something for everyone, including cultural, educational, and sporting events year round. We have been rated as the #1 small town medical community in the US, and Money Management magazine rated us one of the best small towns for living in the US. With its Southern hospitality and charm, this is a great place to live and work!