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Ophthalmologist, Uveitis specialist - Temple, TX, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Ophthalmologist, Uveitis specialist - Job Opportunity

 Temple, Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health is recruiting a BC/BE Ophthalmologist to join an established Ophthalmology practice in Temple, Texas.

Position Highlights

  • Join the established Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Central Texas
  • Team includes: 13 Ophthalmologists / 6 Optometrists
  • Busy schedules Monday-Friday; dedicated time for clinic, procedures, and laser
  • Possible bi-weekly time at satellite clinic (22 mile distance)
  • Option to perform cataract surgery available but not mandatory
  • Call: 4 weeks per year
  • Employed position with a comprehensive benefit package
  • Epic EMR system with Kaleidoscope for Eyes; Zeiss Forum for image management
  • Participate in education with a well-established Ophthalmology Residency Program as well as medical students through Baylor College of Medicine

Benefits: Our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits and time off
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar employer match
  • 457(f) savings plan with employer contribution
  • CME reimbursement ($4,200) and 3 weeks paid days off for CME each year
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation days each year
  • Excellent relocation assistance package, and much more!

About Us

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States,  Baylor Scott & White Health now includes 48 hospitals, more than 1,000 access points, 9,600 active physicians, and 48,000 employees, plus the Scott and White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance—a network of clinical providers and facilities focused on improving quality, managing the health of patient populations, and reducing the overall cost of care.  

 

About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple is a 574-bed multi-specialty teaching hospital with a Level I Trauma designation. In 2018, the hospital was ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters. The hospital has 31 accredited residency and fellowship programs that include specialties in emergency medicine and radiology and offers a well-established and respected chaplain resident program.

About the Community

Temple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in Texas and was ranked the sixth most affordable place to live in the U.S. in 2019. In addition to no state taxes, Temple enjoys a robust economy, and a cost of living that’s lower than the national average. Served by four independent school districts and nationally recognized Temple College, the community places a high priority on education. Dubbed the “Wildflower Capital of Texas,” Temple lies along the famous Texas Wildflower Trail and is the demographic center of the state, with convenient access to major cities including Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.

Five of our hospitals made Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals list, indicating they are in the top 5% in the nation for overall clinical excellence.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate Degree in Medicine
  • Uveitis Fellowship training
  • Licensed to Practice Medicine in the state of Texas by the Texas Medical Board
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible with the American Board of Ophthalmology

For additional information, please contact:

Melisa Harrison, Physician Recruiter | Show Email

Contact Email: melisa.harrison@bswhealth.org
Employer: Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas
Location: Temple, TX, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
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