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Pediatric Optometrist

Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking a BC/BE PEDIATRIC OPTOMETRIST. Emphasis is placed on primary eye care within the Department of Ophthalmology, Section of Optometry. Experience in contact lens practice and ocular disease is desired. Optometrists have the opportunity to attend Grand Rounds and participate in the training of Optometry and Ophthalmology residents. This position includes medical student and ophthalmology resident teaching responsibilities in the Department of Ophthalmology. Through our training program affiliations, this position also includes a faculty appointment at The University of Queensland Medical School in Brisbane, Australia.

Ochsner Health System is Louisianas largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner s 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

New Orleans is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in America. Amenities include multiple universities, academic centers, professional sports teams, world-class dining, cultural interests, renowned live entertainment and music.

Please email CV to profrecruiting@ochsner.org, Ref. #PEDOPT-1
or call (800) 488-2240 for more information.
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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisianas largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsners 28 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 99 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 17,000 employees, over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 900 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit us at www.ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

In 2009, Ochsner opened the University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, Louisianas 4th medical school and one of the top 15 medical schools in the world with more than 200 medical residents working with 19 different Ochsner-sponsored clinical programs annually.

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.