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Cornea Surgeon | University of Arizona and Banner University Medicine Tucson - Tucson, AZ, USA

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Cornea Surgeon | University of Arizona and Banner University Medicine Tucson

*Full Time and Per Diem Opportunities Available*

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science at the University of Arizona-Tucson and Banner University Medicine-Tucson is actively seeking an Ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease.  This is an exciting opportunity for a Cornea Surgeon to join our growing faculty team. ,The selected individual will be responsible for surgical and non-surgical management of corneal and external disease, along with comprehensive eye care. Clinical services are provided at the Banner University Medicine Ophthalmology Clinic in Tucson and two medical center campuses located within 15 minutes from the clinic. Our residency program has 4 residents per year, and an enthusiastic commitment to teaching is desired. The preferred candidate will also possess an interest in clinical research and/or translational research. 

 

The position will have an academic faculty appointment with the University of Arizona-Tucson - College of Medicine at a Rank consistent with the candidate’s credentials,  which includes a generous tuition discount for the applicant and immediate family members.

 

Qualifications include:

  • BC or BE by American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Successful completion of a Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease

 

Banner Benefits:

You take care of others. Let us take care of you. At Banner, your benefits package is all about your well-being. But that’s more than just basic medical, dental and vision coverage — it’s everything that makes you uniquely you, from your emotional health, to your family to your satisfaction at work. So, we design your benefits with you in mind. We listen to what you have to say, offer a wide variety of competitive benefits to give you peace of mind and provide additional tools and resources to support you.

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Paid Sick Time, Time Off, Malpractice, and CME (plus CME allowance!)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Pet, Auto, and Home Insurance included in Voluntary Benefit Options
  • Adoption Assistance, Fertility Benefits, and Parental Leave Support
  • Resources available for pet care, childcare, elder care, housekeeping, and tutoring
  • 24/7 Confidential Mental Health Support, plus coordination of child and elder care
  • Physician Well-Being Program, including healthy-habit building, fitness challenges, nutrition guides, on-demand webinars, sleep guides, mindfulness, and more!
  • Financial wellness resources, including retirement plans with matching or 401b deferred options, employee perks and discounts 

 

Our Community:

The soul of the Sonoran Desert. The flavor of the Southwest. The peacefully blooming community of Tucson, Arizona is nestled within surrounding mountain views and the lush Sonoran Desert. With 350+ days of annual sunshine, it is easy to soak some sunny Vitamin D with championship golf courses, scenic hiking, cycling-friendly community, horseback riding, and daytrip fishing or kayaking. Selfcare enrichment abounds in refreshing spa resorts, art galleries, enriching culture and entertainment. Tucson was also designated a UNESCO City of Gastronomy with many exciting culinary adventures in our restaurant scene. With a population slightly over 0.5 million, Tucson is a growing city with a college town feel that continues to boast an attractive cost of luxury living to enjoy with those you love most! 

 

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration at   doctors@bannerhealth.com

 

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

About Us

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is a nationally recognized organization for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children’s Center– recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.

As Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, we care for the most critically injured patients in our region. Our care is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Meanwhile, our nursing innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.

 

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Banner – University Medical Center Tucson among the best hospitals in the nation for Geriatrics and for Cardiology and Heart Surgery . We have also been ranked as high performing in a variety of specialties, including:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

 

Magnet Recognition

In 2003, our Tucson campus became the first hospital in Arizona to receive Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing. This designation is a testament to the innovative, safe and thoughtful care our collaborative nurses provide patients every day.

Learn More

If interested in learning more, we encourage you to visit https://practicewithus.bannerhealth.com

 

Contact Email: karisia.santana@bannerhealth.com
Employer: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Salary Range: