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Mayo Clinic is ranked as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News and World Report. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 4,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and exceptional benefits.
Mayo Clinic is a non-profit, physician-led, multi-specialty clinical practice integrated with education and research in a unified, multi-campus environment. There are three main campuses located in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. We have the benefits afforded by a large institution, yet the freedom to direct our own department. Our practice aims to prioritize the primary value of Mayo Clinic: the needs of the patient come first. Practicing at Mayo Clinic also allows for collaboration with top specialists and access to the latest technology, offering a rewarding career.
The Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida is seeking a board certified optometrist to join our established academic practice, preference given to candidates with 5+ years of experience. The position involves clinical care of patients including comprehensive eye care in collaboration with physicians and technicians. Specific interest in the medical management of glaucoma, specialty contact lens fitting and perioperative care is preferred. The department has nine members including one neuro-ophthalmologist, two optometrists and six ophthalmologists who cover all sub-specialty areas of ophthalmology.
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Candidates will be residency trained, eligible to be licensed in the state of Florida and willing to participate in the department’s academic activities.
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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