Job ID: 290126387  |  Last Updated: 1/25/2023

Comprehensive Optometrist

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH
Applicant Contact
Tiffany Bauman
Physician Recruiter
(614) 685-6099
(614) 293-6870
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Havener Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at The Ohio State University is a growing practice. We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time clinical Optometrist position. The successful candidate will provide general eye care as well as coordinated team eye care in the specialty areas of Dry Eye, Cornea, Glaucoma, and other subspecialty areas. Non-medical contact lenses and vision plan patients would be part of the practice. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Optometry candidates will be responsible for patient care, research, and education primarily in our OSU multi-specialty medical office buildings in the metro Columbus area.

The Ohio State University prides itself on being one of the largest universities in the country. The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been established for over 100 years. The Havener Eye Institute has its primary location in the Eye and Ear Institute building near campus. We have newly constructed state-of-the-art facilities that include on-site outpatient surgical centers. We strive to provide the highest quality of care for our patients with the latest surgical equipment and instrumentation. It is located in Columbus, Ohio- a vibrant community with a culturally diverse 1.8 million population base. Columbus is consistently ranked at the top in nearly every category economic growth, things to do, affordable cost of living, and a great place to raise a family. The cost of living is low and there are many sporting, dining, and recreational opportunities in the city (Check out Columbus is home to several Fortune 500 companies and ranks in Money Magazines picks as one of the ten best big cities.

The candidate must be a graduate of a United States-accredited School of Optometry and pass all parts of the NBEO exam. Residency training in ocular disease or contact lens care is required. The candidate must also possess and maintain a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice optometry in the State of Ohio. An Academic position is available, and rank is commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Excellent clinical skills are required and commitment to knowledge and demonstrated interest in scholarship and discovery by evidence of basic and/or clinical applied research and publications, and commitment to the resident, fellow, and education is required.

Environment and Culture
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with a metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining, and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.

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For consideration, please send a CV along with a cover letter to:
Sayoko Moroi, MD, PhD | Professor, and Chair | Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Robert LaFollette, MBA, CMPE | COO and Administrator | OSU Havener Eye Institute
Attn: Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician & Faculty Recruitment |

The Ohio State University is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status

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