CareerMD | View Listing

Email This Employer

   Apply for this position or request more information
Attach CV

The Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Ophthalmologist to their established and thriving practice. This new partner will be AAPOS fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. The new partner will enjoy working in a practice that is fast paced and has an aggressive five year growth plan. This person will be a quality and safety driven individual and will be key in the continued expansion of the program. This position demands efficiency in work flow as well as the ability to blend clinical time with continued program development. As the prime pediatric clinical academic partner of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital offers teaching opportunities and academic appointments for qualified candidates. Support for clinical research is available.

The physicians in the practice are members of The Spectrum Health Medical Group, a growing, physician-led, multispecialty practice. For more information, visit shmg.org and helendevoschildrens.org. The Pediatric Ophthalmology team currently includes two pediatric ophthalmologists, one Orthoptist, and six ophthalmic techs. The growth plan includes hiring of two more Orthoptists, a pediatric optometrist, two additional pediatric ophthalmologists and four more ophthalmic techs within the next five years. The pediatric ophthalmology office is located directly across the street from the childrens hospital and dedicated pediatric operating rooms. With a catchment area of over one million people, the providers see a high volume of patients with a variety of routine and complex ophthalmic issues. The practice also has an on-site optical shop for patient and family convenience. The Spectrum Health Medical Group offers a competitive compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance, and retirement programs. Also included is malpractice insurance with tail coverage for life, and a generous CME and PTO allowance.

The 236-bed free standing Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital opened in January, 2011, and is a regional Quaternary referral center. The Childrens Hospital cares for 7,700 inpatients and 100,000 ambulatory visits annually, and 50,000 children are seen in the Pediatric Emergency Department each year. There are over 200 physicians practicing at Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital in over 50 sub-specialties. Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital is proud to be recognized as one of U.S. News & World Reports 2015-16 Best Childrens Hospitals in the nation for the fourth year in a row.

Grand Rapids is Michigans second largest city with a metropolitan population of 750,000 and is located just 40 minutes from the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan (hellowestmichigan.com ) . The city and suburbs are proud of the top-rated public and private schools, seven colleges, a huge variety of recreational activities, cultural opportunities and professional sports. The downtown area is vibrant and the neighborhoods are family-oriented.. For more information about Grand Rapids, visit www.experiencegr.com
Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system, based in West Michigan, offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 12 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children's Hospital; 180 ambulatory and service sites; 1,300 physicians and advanced practice providers, which include 1,100 members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a health plan with more than 727,500 members.

Spectrum Health is West Michigan's largest employer, with 25,400 employees. The organization provided $294.6 million in community benefit during its 2015 fiscal year. Spectrum Health is the only health system in Michigan to be named one of the nations 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics for 2016. This is the fourth time the organization has received this recognition.