We are recruiting an optometrist to start a career at our pediatric ophthalmology practice near Albany, NY. Our goal is to have an optometrist who feels valued, respected, and stays with the practice for many years.
Opportunity • Full-time or part-time optometry position available • 4 days of direct patient care for full-time position • Reasonable work-load, approximately 16-20 patients per day once comfortable • No nights or weekends. Flexibility with days off • We want an optometrist at our practice to feel valued and respected. • Stimulating and diverse pathology, with appropriate supervision
The practice: Children’s Eyes Albany/Children’s Medical Eye Consultants, PLLC • Our practice consists of 3 pediatric ophthalmologists. We generally see new patients who are under 10 years old, though we do retain patients in our practice as they age, and see new adults with strabismus. • Financially and administratively, we run a private practice. However, we are also affiliated with Albany Medical College, whereby we train 9 ophthalmology residents. • There are plenty of academic opportunities for both teaching and research, but no obligations.
Benefits • Competitive salary with generous bonus. We value quality of care over quantity of care. • Malpractice • Family health insurance for full-time employees • 4 weeks of vacation • No call • Stipend for CME, licensing fees • 401K available
The Capital Region, NY Area • We are moving to a new office in Latham, NY, which is a suburb of Albany, NY, in 2020. • The metropolitan population of Albany, NY is 1.1 million. • Being the capital of New York State, there is a steady revenue stream and many white-collar jobs. The mean income is well above the national average. Common local industries include: medicine, legislation, biomed (Regeneron), microtech (Global Foundries, AMD), higher education, and law. • There are many good schools, housing is affordable, there is little traffic. • We have all of the shopping, culinary, and entertainment one would expect in a large suburban area. These include are dozens of good restaurants/breweries, several good museums, 4 good theaters (The Egg, Palace, Proctors and Capital Rep) and affordable minor league/college sports (Valley Cats, Siena, RPI, Union). Local attractions include Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Race Track, boating or biking along the Hudson and Mohawk rivers, Tulip Festival at Washington Park, and hiking, kayaking, or skiing in the Catskill or Adirondack mountains. • The turnover in our department is very low. The attendings are generally happy and live well-rounded lives.
If interested, please contact:
Gerard Barry, MD
Doctor of Optometry (OD) fully licensed to practice in New York State
Residency in pediatric optometry a plus, but not required. We will provide on the job training.
Internal Number: 05012020
About Children's Eyes Albany / Children's Medical Eye Consultants PLLC
Children's Eyes Albany / Children's Medical Eye Consultants PLLC is a pediatric ophthalmology practice near Albany, NY. We currently consists of 3 pediatric ophthalmologists. We are moving to a new office in Latham, NY, which will be well-equipped with 9 exam rooms. We are the largest practice in the Capital Region dedicated to pediatric eye care. Our goal is to add an optometrist to our team who feels valued, respected, and stays with the practice for many years.