Job Description

The Department of Surgery of District Medical Group (DMG) has an immediate practice opportunity for a full time Comprehensive of Special Interest Ophthalmologist. The Department staffs Valleywise Health; a community hospital with a State and American College of Surgeons designated Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center in the metropolitan Phoenix area with State-of-the-art equipment and Technology. Optometric and subspecialty support in Retina and Oculoplastic is available.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the Department of Surgery with responsibilities relating to serving as a faculty member to its sponsored graduate medical education programs.  The candidate will assist in developing the clinical service line, providing inpatient and outpatient general ophthalmology services in the elective and emergent care settings, shared call coverage, teaching residents and should be comfortable with a teamwork approach for patient management. The candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in collaborative research activities.

Required qualifications: The qualified candidate with interest in academics must have completed an accredited ophthalmology residency program, be board certified and/or board eligible. Fellowship training in Glaucoma, Anterior segment and or Cornea and External disease is welcome. Applicant and must be eligible for an unrestricted Arizona Medical license.  J1 Visa waiver is available for this position.

DMG is a not-for-profit faculty practice plan owned and operated by physicians consisting of more than 400 providers who represent all the major medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.  Our physicians hold faculty appointments and participate in inter-professional teaching through the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance with a fully accredited ACGME General Surgery Residency; our program is home to the only Phoenix ACGME accredited Surgical Critical Care residency. We are one of 13 hospitals nationwide accredited by the American College of Surgeons for Adult & Pediatric Trauma and Burns. 

DMG offers an outstanding work environment, competitive compensation plan/benefits package includes paid time off, CME allowance with paid time off, 401k matching and employer paid malpractice insurance.

Interested applicants please provide a cover letter and CV to   EOE