Wilmer Eye Institute within Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Lions Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center. Applicants should have an OD or MD degree and have completed an accredited residency and/or fellowship in Vision Rehabilitation, or have a record of extensive clinical experience caring for low vision patients of all ages.
The position requires a commitment to clinical care, teaching and research. In addition to providing direct patient care, the faculty member will be involved in mentoring a fellow in Vision Rehabilitation, ophthalmology resident clinical education, participation in grand rounds and community outreach. Mentorship and dedicated time is provided to participate in research and educational activities. The faculty member will be joining a thriving group of doctors, therapists and researchers at the Lions Vision Center. Applicants must be eligible for immediate licensure in Maryland.
Clinical vision rehabilitation services are currently provided at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Downtown Baltimore, as well as two local satellite locations: Green Spring Station and Bel Air. This position receives referrals from ophthalmology sub-specialty divisions staffed by the over 150 faculty members of Wilmer Eye Institute, from community practice ophthalmologists and optometrists throughout the United States, as well as international patients seeking care at Johns Hopkins, one of the top hospitals in the nation. Additionally, relationships with other medical specialties, such as neurosurgery, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and geriatric medicine, are a source of referrals to the center.
Must have OD or MD degree and have completed an accredited residency and/or fellowship in Vision Rehabilitation, or have a record of extensive clinical experience caring for low vision patients of all ages.
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