Optometry Resident

Rochester, NY


Faculty Job Description:

The Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester affiliated with SUNY State College of Optometry is committed to providing full-scope ocular disease training at the post-doctoral level. The strong didactic and clinical components of this program build on principles of continuous learning to provide a challenging and rewarding residency. Upon the completion of our program, residents will be prepared to excel at providing the highest level of optometric care in hospitals, private practices and educational institutions.

This program is part of the Ophthalmology department at the University of Rochester located in a hospital setting in an inner city with satellite locations in suburban and rural areas. This will allow residents to work with different populations and a broad range of ocular conditions. There will be diverse and challenging patient care experiences in the areas of ocular disease, including but not limited to, retina, glaucoma, cornea, neuro-ophthalmology as well as primary care. This unique setting provides both surgical and medical co-management opportunities. In addition, the residents will have extended rotations in LASIK co-management, low vision, pediatrics and medical contact lens, providing a good foundation in each of these areas, as well as opportunities to coordinate this exposure with individual resident interest. Residents will be providing primary eye exams that often include the ordering and interpreting of tests such as, optical coherence tomography, visual fields, corneal topography, anterior and posterior segment photography.

OD degree from an accredited school of optometry. * Successful completion of all parts of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry is preferred prior to the application deadline. *NY State Licensure (eligible for applicants)

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #245468 at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Ophthalmology M&D

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