An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways.
Geisinger is seeking a BC/BE, Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to join our Department of Ophthalmology in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.Our new associate will join a collegial group comprised of optometrists, and comprehensive, oculoplastic, glaucoma, pediatric, retina and neuro-ophthalmologists. This is a fantastic opportunity for a new graduate or experienced ophthalmologist to practice in a new state-of-the-art-facility.The region offers a hassle-free community living allowing for a balanced professional career and a fulfilling personal lifestyle while in close proximity to NYC and Philadelphia.
·Lucrative benefits and compensation package in a low cost of living area
·Exceptional work life balance
·Medical School loan repayment
·Monthly stipend available to current residents upon offer acceptance
· Relocation assistance
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Medical Doctor - State of Pennsylvania
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
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