Careers / Southwest


Pediatric Ophthalmologist-Assistant Professor


Banner University Medical Center – Tucson (BUMC-T)

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science at the University of Arizona and Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) is seeking an Ophthalmologist with fellowship training and experience in Pediatric Ophthalmic services. This is an exciting role for a dynamic physician to join a faculty team involved in academic medicine, including key teaching roles for medical students, residents and fellows. Scope of practice will include providing comprehensive eye care, surgical responsibilities, and managing most ophthalmic emergencies. Clinical services are provided at the Alvernon Eye Clinic in Tucson, with on-call and consultative coverage to two Banner-University Medical Center campuses in Tucson.

 Our 479-bed hospital is located at the University of Arizona Health Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. BUMC-T is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching new health care professionals, and conducting groundbreaking research through the physician-scientists of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. BUMC-T is certified as a Primary Stroke Center (with active plans underway for Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification) and is designated as the only Level I trauma center in Southern Arizona.

Qualifications, features and schedule:

  • BC in Ophthalmology
  • Successful completion of an Ophthalmology Residency in the U.S.
  • Globe rupture repair & ability to manage most ophthalmic emergencies
  • Interest and ability to help teach and mentor residents/medical students
  • Supervise resident clinics, laser, diagnostic imaging & minor procedures 
  • Work schedule: 8 half day sessions per week (varied patient load)
  • Unrestricted call coverage: supports trauma call and Inpatient ophthalmology consults

Qualified candidate will receive a faculty appointment with the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, commensurate with their credentials.

Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that makes the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents. At the heart of this partnership is academic medicine - research, teaching, and patient care – across three academic medical centers.

We offer a generous salary and benefits. Please submit your letter of interest and CV for immediate consideration, to: For questions, please call Tiffany Lewis, Sourcing Strategist, at: 602-747-4578. Visit our website at:

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.


Posted: 02/20/2019

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Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Division of Ophthalmology at Phoenix Children's Hospital is seeking a board certified pediatric ophthalmologist to join our current team of nine physicians. Members of the division participate in clinical care, teaching medical students and pediatric residents and have the opportunity for clinical and basic science research. We have affiliations with Mayo Clinic Medical School, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Creighton Medical School. The candidate will be an integral and interactive member of the Division of Ophthalmology and participate in the inpatient and outpatient management of ophthalmology patients.

Our center is the major referral center in the Southwestern region for pediatric ophthalmology patients providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with a variety of eye disorders. The center has high pathology and performs 1600 cases per year. Our physicians care for and treat all fields of pediatric ophthalmology including congenital and infantile glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, retinoblastoma, oculoplastics and adult strabismus.

Phoenix Children's Hospital, ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, is Arizona’s only licensed children’s hospital providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. One of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with more than 70 pediatric specialties. The hospital is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education.

The successful candidate will be a BC/BE Ophthalmologist with additional fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology. Experience in retinoblastoma a plus. Applicants should have the ability to work with teams on patient focused, division centric and hospital wide initiatives.

To apply interested applicants must submit a CV with cover letter. Letters of reference may be requested.

Please send CV and cover letter to the following:

Raye Jean Becker
Physician Talent Acquisition Partner
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Office: (602) 933-1101 | Cell: (319) 290-2906

Mark Salevitz, MD
Chief, Division of Ophthalmology
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Posted: 08/18/2018

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