Ophthalmologist: Private Practice – Opportunity in Northeast Nebraska!!

Doctors Choice Placement
July 12, 2023
Northeast, NE
Job Type


Ophthalmologist: Private Practice - Opportunity in Northeast Nebraska!!

Need: 1 BC/BE Ophthalmologist to join a busy and established private practice, affiliated with and operating in Community Hospital's ASC. The incoming candidate will be joining a team of two Ophthalmologist (one will be retiring) and five Optometrists.

Hospital is actively helping with the recruitment of one Ophthalmologist to join the group. This dynamic group is committed to providing outstanding patient care with an appropriate balance between work and family. Ideal candidate is a progressive, general Ophthalmologist who has an interest in cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive and would be interested in a buy-in opportunity to the practice. First year salary guarantee.

Group offers a professional team that includes two Doctor of Medicine (one will be retiring), and five Doctors of Optometry - each with specialties involving the latest techniques in cataract surgery, refractive surgery, prescription lenses and contacts, cataract, and ocular disease treatments, and more.

We serve many counties in Northeast Nebraska with our six office locations. Our office in town features the state-of-the-art Surgery Center equipped with the most advanced equipment and technology available. Outside of having a Surgery Center connected to the practice, our surgeons also provides surgical services throughout the year in Albion, Neligh, and Norfolk meaning that your care can always be close to home. High quality care paired with convenience is achieved by our two consulting ophthalmologists that regularly see patients in our office.

Hospital Surgery Center:
" Newly renovated as of 2021
" 3 pre-operative bays; 2 post-operative bays
" Large central nurses' station; Large staff breakroom
" 1 minor procedure room, which also houses the Lens-x laser
" 1 OR includes two separate beds for Ophthalmology
" Changing rooms separate for MDs and Nurses
" Shell space for supplies/sterilization, and still potential to add another OR
" Equipment
o AMO WaveScan WaveFront System, Intralase iFS Advanced Femtosecond Laser, and Visx Star S4 IR Excimer Laser (LASIK)
o Alcon LenSx Femtosecond Laser and ORA (Cataracts)
o SLT Laser and MIGS Stents (Glaucoma)
o Alcon Verisye & Visian Phakic IOL
Patient volumes:
" Clinic volume - 40-45 patients per clinic day.
" Clinic volume at each satellite clinic - 30-35 patients per clinic day (usually a little less than in the city)
EMR: Modernizing Medicine iPad system

Compensation & Benefits:
" Base Salary:
o Buy-in to the practice after one year
" Sign on bonus:
" Relocation: $10k
" Malpractice with tail coverage
" Comprehensive Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
" Retirement Plan: 401k with 6% match, eligible after year one

* In Fall 2021, the hospital competed a $35M expansion and renovation projects, which allowed us to add a new surgical services area, maternal child health department and senior behavioral health unit.

* Spring 2022, Hospital was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, a leading provider of health care advisory and analytic services.

About the City
City sits at the confluence of the Loup and Platte rivers, which provide a bounty of wildlife viewing, kayaking, hunting, fishing and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. It is a community of 24,000 and is one of the state's most progressive and dynamic communities. City offers a fair tax structure, strong educational systems, excellent childcare, several golf courses, and a variety of rich cultural events and exciting recreational opportunities. It is only 80 miles away from Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, which means the benefits of big entertainment, major airports and a key Big Ten Conference University (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), are just a short distance away.

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