SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean, a nationally recognized multispecialty comprehensive integrated eye services network, is recruiting for a full time BE/BC Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Davis Duehr Dean is a division of SSM Health Dean Medical Group, a 500+ physician multi-specialty health system.
Davis Duehr Dean, a physician led department, is comprised of 22 Ophthalmologists and 36 Optometrists who serve 19 locations in southern Wisconsin, serving the greater Madison area. In addition to comprehensive ophthalmology, Davis Duehr Dean has specialists in cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, refractive surgery, and retina. Our Ophthalmologists also participate in outreach to our satellite sites. Volunteer academic appointments are available through the University of Wisconsin and clinical research opportunities are available through the Dean Health Research Program and the University of Wisconsin. This opportunity also provides a competitive two-year guaranteed salary, with bonus potential.
An adjacent full time outpatient surgery center, with a dedicated ophthalmic anesthesia team, an on-site, state of the art photography department with professional ophthalmic photographers, and an ophthalmic diagnostic center support our comprehensive ophthalmologists as well as the entire division and allows for a high quality practice.
St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center has been serving Madison and South Central Wisconsin since 1912. St. Mary's is an acute-care hospital licensed for 440 beds and offers full scope of medical and surgical specialty areas - except transplants. SSM Health Care, parent organization of St. Mary's, in May 2003 became the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner. The award is the top honor a U.S. company can receive for quality management and quality achievement. St. Mary's Hospital is also the only hospital in the region to earn the prestigious Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association.
Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, offers a quality of life second to none. As featured in Money magazine as the "Best Place to Live in America" out of the 300 largest U.S. cities, Madison offers a strong economy, outstanding health care and a range of cultural activities usually found only in cities far larger than this. Home to over 220,000, Madison is situated on an isthmus between the areas two largest lakes, a setting that offers impressive beauty, a compact and vital metropolitan area, and a wide variety of recreational activities. Madison's climate brings four distinct seasons with blue skies, golden leaves, clear water and sparkling snow. Just an hour away lie peaceful retreats among the woods, gently flowing streams, and lush valleys of southern Wisconsin. Madisonian's enjoy nearby downhill ski hills, extensive cross-country ski trails, a nationally ranked trout stream, and more bicycle trails than any other state in the nation.
Cultural activities abound, from the summer open-air Concerts on the Square by the Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra to theater, opera, and ballet at the Overture Center for the Arts. Independent theater groups, including the highly acclaimed American Player's Theater in nearby Spring Green, offer year-round variety on the stage. The area hosts concerts in a range of venues, including the annual Isthmus Jazz Festival, as well as an array of night life that only a university town can offer. For those seeking an escape to the "big city" Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis are within a few hours' drive. Madison is economically healthy, with ample opportunities in education, government, industry, finance, health care, and biotechnology.
The public schools are among the best in the country, with more recipients of the Presidential Award of Excellence than any other city in the United States. Commutes are short, the cost of living reasonable, and the crime rate low. Madison's unique blend of features and opportunities make it a premier place to live.
SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.