Academic Retina Division Chief Opportunity in Southern California

Inland Empire, Southern California
Oct 06, 2016
Position Type

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Ophthalmology, is seeking a BC Ophthalmologist fellowship trained in Vitreoretinal Surgery to join our full-time group of ophthalmic subspecialties and generalists as Chief of the Retina Division. Ideal candidates will currently be at the academic rank of Associate Professor or eligible for promotion to Associate Professor level. Responsibilities include patient care, resident teaching and supervision, medical student teaching, coverage and call for subspecialty members, service level meetings, recruitment strategy, and other service items.

We have a very busy group practice with satellite locations in Riverside, Banning, and San Bernardino in addition to our main location in Loma Linda. Our group provides professional services at the Riverside County clinic/hospital as well, where we have an active Resident training program. We are currently building out additional dedicated retina clinical space at our Loma Linda location to facilitate optimal patient service/ flow. Our facilities are equipped with the most up to date equipment needed for diagnostic purposes and we have several retinal clinical trials underway. In the last 12 month period, as a group we had close to 50,000 billed visits.

This position will include competitive salary based on academic rank and a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance, and paid malpractice insurance.

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, and School of Medicine with the mission is to deliver whole-person care at a world class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center and Children’s Hospital  has one of the largest academic teaching and clinical programs in the United States and serves a population of approximately 3.5 million people.

Loma Linda University is located East of Los Angeles known as the Inland Empire. The beaches of Newport, Laguna, and Malibu are only 60-90 minutes to the West, with superb swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and sailing. Also 60 minutes to the west is downtown Los Angeles, with its top-quality restaurants, world-renowned museums, opera, and other cultural opportunities. The Big Bear Mountain Ski resort is about one hour drive from LLU. The golf courses, shopping, and spas of Palm Springs are a 60-minute drive to the East and World-class Mammoth Mountain resort is a six-hour drive to the North.

This is not a J-1 opportunity.

Interested candidates, please send your CV to:

Mike Unterseher
Director of Physician Recruitment