Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Ophthalmology- Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/21/2023 10:25 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

Outstanding Opportunity at Temple Health for an Ophthalmologist with expertise in Cornea & Refractive Surgery.


FT/PT and Leadership/Program Director opportunity available for qualified candidates.


Discover what makes this Leading Academic Medical Center one of the best places to work in Philadelphia! Located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.


The Opportunity

This role is ideal for a mission driven physician who is passionate about providing care to an underserved population and enjoys mentoring and training residents and medical students. Our team is currently made up of five full-time clinical faculty whose interests include Glaucoma, Retina, Oculoplastics, Comprehensive and Cornea, as well as 2 Optometrists, 9 residents, administrative staff and multiple technicians. This dynamic and growing team of dedicated faculty, residents and staff offers support, collegiality, and mentorship opportunities.


Part-time Highlights:

  • Ability to supplement your income with a commitment of just one shift per week
  • Clinical and educational responsibilities in a robust academic practice.
  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in inpatient and outpatient areas, order diagnostic studies and procedures and perform surgical and non-surgical ophthalmology procedures.

Full-time Highlights:

  • Educate residents and medical students in comprehensive clinical and surgical ophthalmological care, lead journal clubs and partner in research.
  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in inpatient and outpatient areas, order diagnostic studies and procedures and perform surgical and non-surgical ophthalmology procedures.
  • Supervise Temple’s ophthalmology residents within the eye center, short procedure room, laser room and operating room.
  • Through the use of evidence-based medicine, the faculty will assess, plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate medical education programs at Temple to enhance the educational experience of residents and medical students.

Additional information about the ophthalmology program can be found here: Temple Department of Ophthalmology


Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Successful completion of residency in Ophthalmology from an ACGME-accredited program prior to the start date
  • Fellowship trained in cornea & refractive surgery at an AUPO FCC accredited program
  • Board eligibility or certification in Ophthalmology
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license & DEA from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to employment

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.


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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.


Application materials should include a current curriculum vita (CV) and contact information for three professional references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


Please address your application to: Karly Settle, Senior Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: Karly.Settle@tuhs.temple.edu 


For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact Karly Settle. 


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for students, faculty and staff working in healthcare settings at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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