PHYSICIAN-Ophthalmology, Virginia MN

Essentia Health Virginia, MN

* Essentia Health Virginia is seeking a fulltime Ophthalmologist

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho. Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,000 employees, including 750 physicians, whose mission is to provide high quality care while making patients feel known and understood. The organization is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork, and delivers on its promise to be "Here With You" in 17 hospitals, 62 clinics and six long-term care facilities.

Virginia, the "Queen City of the North", is located in the heart of the Mesabi Range. The city has two lakes, numerous parks and a newly renovated 18-hole municipal golf course. Virginia offers four seasons of recreation, fun and relaxed life style, within easy distance of hundreds of beautiful lakes, The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior National Forest.


* Established practice in Virginia with possible outreach to Essentia Health Hibbing and Aurora

* Primary care eye services, patients of all ages

* State of the art facilities and diagnostic equipment including: Humphrey visual fields, corneal topography, SLT laser, OCT and digital camera.

* Experienced support staff (COTA, COAs)

* Integrated with Virginia Hospital with shared electronic medical record

* High pathology practice including cataract surgery, glaucoma, medical retina, pediatric, and neuro-ophthalmology

* Excellent support from multi-specialty colleagues: in Duluth 60 miles away (cornea and retina) and Hibbing 25 miles away (pediatric and oculoplastic)."

* Call is usually light with some seasonal variation and excellent back-up from Duluth call group on the non-call evenings and weekends

* Call 1 weekend/month, 1 night/week

* BC/BE in Ophthalmology Required!


* Approx. 60 miles from Duluth, MN; 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul

* Service area: 36,000 Population: 8,000

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status

Type of Employment Regular Full-Time FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) 1.00