As the birthplace of the Nemours Healthcare System, The Department of Ophthalmology at Nemours Children’s Hospital (formerly Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware is seeking a full-time pediatric Optometrist to join our practice at our Philadelphia and Deptford New Jersey locations. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and respected program while also providing opportunities for career advancement.
Our main clinic at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, boasts state-of-the-art equipment, three Pediatric Ophthalmologists, and one optometrist on staff. Candidates with evening and Saturday hours are highly desirable.
Eligible for unrestricted Pennsylvania & New Jersey medical license
Board Certified/Eligible in Optometry
Pediatric experience is required.
This is a rare opportunity to step into a busy practice in one of the Northeast’s most desirable communities. Located in the Northeast corridor, Wilmington provides limitless cultural and professional opportunities given its easy access and proximity to major metropolitan areas while being nestled in the bucolic Brandywine Valley. As the center of commerce and culture in Delaware, Wilmington combines the amenities and excitement of big-city living with the peace and charm of a small town.
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Nemours Children Hospital is located in Wilmington, DE, an epicenter for cutting-edge technology, research, & science. A place devoted to human performance, business innovation, education, and health. The Nemours Foundation has provided high-quality clinical care for children for 80 years. Nemours owns and operates the Nemours Children Hospital in Orlando, Florida, and the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. These and our networks of primary, specialty, and urgent care locations make Nemours one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States. Nemours offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report, this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits package that includes bonus incentives, relocation allowance, life insurance, comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, CME and board maintenance allowances, 403b retirement plan with employer matching, and an additional 457b retirement savings plan, educational allowance, paid licensure and malpractice fees, professional membership dues allowance, and more.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust.
Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors.
Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions.
Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own.
We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research.
Nemours is growing to better serve the children and fam...ilies in our care. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.
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