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Ophthalmology - Pediatrics and Strabismus - Academics in Tucson, AZ - Tucson, AZ, USA

Job Description

Ophthalmology - Pediatrics and Strabismus - Academics in Tucson, AZ

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The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science (at the University of Arizona-Tucson and Banner University Medical Group) is actively seeking a fellowship-trained Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist to join our growing Department led by Dr. Jonathan M. Holmes. The Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus team also includes Mireille N. Jabroun MD, Rita M. Bhakta OD, J. Daniel Twelker OD PhD and Erin M. Harvey PhD.

Position Detail:

The selected individual will be responsible for the surgical and non-surgical management of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus patients. Clinical services are provided at the Banner University Medicine Ophthalmology Clinic in Tucson, with coverage for 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 strong research interests, either in clinical research, basic science research, or both.

The qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment at University of Arizona consistent with their credentials, including a generous tuition discount for the applicant and immediate family members.


Minimum Requirements:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology certified or eligible
  • Completion of Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus


Compensation Highlights:

  • Attractive salary plus incentives
  • Paid malpractice with tail coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid CME
  • Excellent benefit package options that provide security for you and your family
  • Retirement package of 401(k) with matching and 457(b)deferred compensation plan


Our Community:

Tucson is the bustling, vibrant community nestled in the blooming Sonoran Desert. Vibrant culture, entertainment, and a thriving food scene with an attractive cost of living to live, work, and play throughout 350+ days of year-round sunshine!


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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.

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Employer: Banner Health
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Ophthalmology
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