Careers At UNM Medical Group

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Department: Ophthalmology
Location: Albuquerque, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is recruiting a prn fellowship trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist with training in the screening and treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). This position will provide ROP monitoring, screening, follow-up and treatment at UNM Hospital.

Summary of a Pediatric Ophthalmologist:

Under indirect supervision, provides and manages direct health care for a specified patient population.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Medical doctor with 3 to 5 years of directly related experience which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty. State of New Mexico and Federal DEA Certification; Medical Specialty License or Certification; Board Certified or Board Eligible in specified area of medical specialty. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have completed training at an accredited medical school and fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. They must be board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology and be eligible for a medical license in the state of New Mexico.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment for a specified patient population.
  2. Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
  3. Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  4. Trains and supervises medical students and residents engaged in specialty activities and procedures, as appropriate.
  5. May manage the daily operations of a specific medical program, patient care unit, or research function.
  6. Directs and coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required.
  7. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  8. As appropriate to the position, participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Benefits:

UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

Apply to our Pediatric Ophthalmologist opportunity with UNM Medical Group, Inc. and a recruiter will contact you shortly!

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug and alcohol free employer.

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