Pediatric Ophthalmology - Clinical Instructor/ Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor
University Hospitals / Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital / Case Western Reserve University
October 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The University Hospitals Eye Institute and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital / Case Western Reserve University bring together world-renowned physicians and leading research scientists to prevent, treat, and cure the most prevalent and devastating diseases of the eye- all while training the next generation of ophthalmology experts.
The UH Eye Institute and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join our Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. Appointment at the level of Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor is available commensurate with experience.
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate promise for research and teaching excellence; Associate and Full Professor candidates should have established a significant professional reputation regionally, nationally and/or internationally. Qualified applicants for Instructor should hold a doctoral degree and have completed at least several post-doctoral or fellowship years.
The Center has a large patient base, referral practice, and works with one of the top ranked NICUs in the country. The position entails clinical activity at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, and at 3-4 satellite clinics. Excellent diagnostic and surgical skills are required.
The department supports an 18 resident Ophthalmology training program, as well as a 1 year clinical and 2 year combined clinical and research fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS and AUPO approved). The residency has current ACGME Accreditation.
An interest in clinical or basic science research is preferred. There is well established clinical, basic science, and collaborative research facilities and opportunities (Top of the line animal research facilities, 2 clinical coordinators, tech transfer center, and established PEDIG site).
The successful candidate must maintain high clinical and ethical standards that will be carried into decision-making processes, adhere to compliance measures, establish and promote an atmosphere of unity through collaborative practice and effective communication between all staff disciplines, and foster a high level of patient and staff satisfaction.
The candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology, with subspecialty training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Candidate must also possess/maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio.
Internal Number: 003
About University Hospitals / Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital / Case Western Reserve University
Our physicians and clinicians are ranked among the best in the country, specializing in diseases and conditions affecting the eye and maintaining visual health. Our Eye Institute is comprised of four Centers of Excellence that specialize in: •Amblyopia •Cataracts •Cornea and ocular surface problems such as dry eye •Fuchs’ dystrophy •Herpes keratitis and keratoconus •Crossed eyes •Diabetic retinopathy •Glaucoma •Macular degeneration.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a 244-bed, full-service children’s hospital and academic medical center. UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation's top pediatric hospitals as ranked by US News & World Report.