About the Position St. Luke's is seeking a full-time Cataract / Anterior Segment Surgeon position to join our newest practice in The Villages, FL. The ideal candidate will provide both clinical and surgical services as a foundational member of the team, which is planned to include a retina surgeon. This new venture will be a sister practice to our existing, well established clinic and ASC at our Creekside location, which anchored by a high volume cataract surgeon. The ideal cataract surgeon candidate will have a practice building mindset, and will be well versed in advanced surgery techniques including cataract surgery with premium IOLs, femtosecond laser and MIGS. As a provider in an active adult community that is experiencing explosive growth, our cataract surgeon will have a unique opportunity to develop and lead a very busy practice in our new location. Must be BC/BE.
Our cataract 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 clinical facility that will be a destination for specialty healthcare. Our new cataract surgeon will also have access to our established AAAHC accredited ambulatory surgery center 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. Our 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 healthcare network.
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. As employees within The Villages, children of St. Luke's 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 coast.
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.