We are an innovative, growing group practice with a rich 90-year history in our community that is committed to serving the needs of our patients and providing the best eye care available. One of our ophthalmologists will be retiring soon, so we are looking for a talented and personable Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to join our team. You will be busy immediately and there is an opportunity for future partnership. A sub-specialist would be a plus.
We will consider ophthalmologists currently in residency training as well as experienced eye surgeons. The most important thing for us is to find a great MD match for our team. We are a collegial group and our main office, with 12 lanes for MDs and 4 lanes for ODs, is designed to nurture collaboration among the doctors so it is a natural byproduct of our how we work.
Anticipated patient encounters: 20-40/day, depending on the doctor. Anticipated yearly surgical volume: 200/yr, growing to 500-600/yr, depending on the doctor. MDs- 5 ODs- 2 Employees: 27 Techs/Scribes: 15 Locations served: Mason City, IA, with 5 satellite clinics (Belmond, Britt, Charles City, Hampton, & Osage). Salary and Benefits: The incoming ophthalmologist will receive an exceptional salary plus productivity bonuses and attractive benefits offering.
Job-seeking Ophthalmology candidates who are motivated to find a great opportunity in Iowa with partnership potential with an ethical team will want to learn more about our group. To learn more about our practice opportunity and the people at North Iowa Eye Clinic, please connect with our Ophthalmology Recruiter at: email@example.com
More About Living and Working in Mason City, IA – also known as the “River City”! Population of the micropolitan statistical area: 54k+ Unemployment: 3.2% Diverse employment base – agriculture, manufacturing, health, technology, and education. Large local employers include: Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, door manufacturer Curries/Graham Company, Woodharbor Cabinetry Manufacturers, Principal Financial, Cargill Kitchen Solutions and the Kraft Foods plant that produces the nation's entire supply of refrigerated ready-to-eat Jell-O pudding snacks. Mason City is also a major production center for Portland Cement, home to a distribution facility serving McDonald's in 5 states. Cost of Living Index: 80 (US avg: 100)
The region offers the small town atmosphere—low crime rate, excellent schools, affordable housing and amenities—without sacrificing important assets. Just by driving through the area you will see how much people care about their homes and neighborhoods and it is a “Certified Blue Zones Community®” - “Blue Zones” is a term that describes a community where people live longer, happier, and healthier lives. (https://www.bluezonesproject.com/)
Over the last few years, the area has been:
Named as “Great Place for Business Travelers” by USA Today
Featured on NBC Today Show as one of five “Fast and Affordable Road Trips”
Noted as the “Best New Midwest Place to Play, Eat and Stay” by Midwest Living
Named by CNN as “An Architectural Hotbed” - Home to Prairie School Architecture, and several buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright including the only remaining hotel in the world designed by Wright.
Mason City is the regional center for North Central Iowa, being equidistant from Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – about 2 hours – and 90 minutes from the Mayo Clinic. The beautiful Clear Lake recreation area is nearby and there are plenty of outdoor activities to do. Its musical heritage produced the likes of Meredith Willson, composer of “The Music Man”; plus, it’s the site of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson’s final concert.
Mason City is home to a four-year college, a four-year vocational/technical college and a two-year community college, and in 2016, U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, announced that William Mason High School had been named a National Blue Ribbon School! You can choose from parochial and private schools as well.