Comprehensive Ophthalmologist (Assistant Professor)

Ohsu Longview , WA 98632

Posted 3 months ago

Department Overview

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Casey Eye Institute is recruiting a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist for its affiliated clinics located in Longview, Washington.

OHSU is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research and community service. This position will be part of the OHSU Casey Eye Institute, which is a highly regarded department including 56 ophthalmologists, 7 optometrists, and numerous basic science faculty.

Other subspecialty services include cornea, retina, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatric ophthalmology, ophthalmic pathology, oncology, uveitis and ocular immunology, low vision, and ophthalmic genetics. Our training programs include strong residency education with 15 residents, and 9 clinical fellows.

This position will have a strong clinical emphasis with an established referral base and active surgical load, and will also hold an academic OHSU appointment. The ideal candidate must be board certified or board eligible.

Washington and Oregon state medical licensure is required. A competitive benefit package will be offered.

Longview is a beautiful community about one hour from Portland, Oregon. It is near the Oregon coast, Mount St.

Helens, and several state and national parks. Longview has been listed by Forbes as one of the prettiest cities in the United States, and there are year-round recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, camping, kayaking, and skiing

Function/Duties of Position

The duties of this position include: Providing comprehensive clinical care to General Ophthalmology patients of the Astoria ophthalmology satellite clinic; engaging in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups as approved by Department Chair; providing staffing to residents seeing patients; and teaching residents and house staff about diseases and other ophthalmology issues.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience: Requires a current, valid MD license and completion of an accredited residency program. Must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Knowledge and Skills:
Strong clinical and patient assessment skills.

Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires excellent organizational skills and strong communication and patient relations skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential.

Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative. Must be pro-active and detail oriented. Ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical.

Ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical. Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status.

Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.



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