J1/H1b: Beautiful Vermont – PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGIST invited to join award-winning hospital practice near Burlington

ID: 23964912
Location: St. Albans, VT - US
Practice Type: Group
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Accepted Visas: J-1 , H-1B
Contact: Cal Weaver, CPC    Call: 207-891-9003
Posted: 06/23/2024

St. Albans, Vermont: We seek a fellowship-trained PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGIST to join a state-of-the-art 70-bed hospital’s busy Ophthalmology practice in this desirable New England city 30 minutes north of Burlington. MDs and DOs are equally welcome. J1/H1b visa sponsorship may be available for the right candidate. This is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a full time hospital-employed position. You will have an interesting practice that includes a wide range of services – medical and surgical – that attract patients from many miles around. This is an excellent opportunity for a specialist who values a service-oriented, team-based work environment with a strong commitment to providing top quality patient care.

This award-winning nonprofit medical center (a Top Community Hospital that earns National Patient Satisfaction Awards) provides a collaborative setting between clinicians, nursing and care management as well as specialists, all to give the patient the best possible experience. You will practice in freshly updated ORs with all new LED operating room lights.

Earn a highly competitive salary plus benefits including relocation assistance, a cash sign-on bonus and student loan repayment. Also provided: liability insurance with tail coverage, health, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, paid time off for holidays, vacations and sick leave, more paid time off with an excellent budget for your CME, participation in a retirement plan, and more. Details will be shared with qualified candidates.

Vermont is the #1 Best Place to Live and Work in America and the #1 Safest State in the USA. Known as a relaxing vacation destination, Vermont is also the Healthiest State in the continental US and leads the nation with the best public school teacher-to-student ratios and the highest COVID vaccination rates. Vermont is climate stable/one of the best states for climate change.

St. Albans is a picturesque, welcoming community of 14,000 people on the shores of Lake Champlain in northwestern Vermont. 55,000 people live in this county. Residents enjoy a small-town feel with big-city amenities. The historic downtown has been revitalized in recent years, and features fine specialty shops and award-winning restaurants, including breweries, that offer great variety. The Vermont Maple Festival is held here every spring.

Lake Champlain is great for boating – and provides spectacular views for hikers and bikers, particularly during the fall foliage season. The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail is a 26-mile path between St. Albans and Richford and is ideal for running and biking. St. Albans is one hour from some of New England’s top ski resorts.

This town has a rich history that can be seen through its vintage buildings. It has many outdoor spaces that are perfect for active families. Taylor Park, just blocks from the hospital, is one of Vermont’s largest downtown greens where community events are held throughout the year. Another in-town community recreation area offers trails for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and features a sledding hill.

Nearby Burlington is the largest city in Vermont – with over 200,000 people, the University of Vermont, Champlain College, and an international airport. Assets include shopping malls and theaters, and dozens of interesting eateries. Explore Church Street Marketplace, a pedestrian-only avenue featuring over 100 shops, restaurants, and cafes. Burlington is listed as a Top Ten Most Desirable Cities in the US to Raise Children.

When looking for your home, you have options. You can live in charming St. Albans, or you can easily commute from Burlington or its suburbs. Choose an apartment, condo, townhouse or single-family home in one of many a safe, inviting neighborhoods – or in a nearby country setting where acreage is available. The educational system in St. Albans is excellent, with highly rated schools including Bellows Free Academy, one of Vermont’s best high schools.

St. Albans is 1 hour from Montreal, 3 hours from Albany NY, and 4 hours from Boston. Explore a superior quality of life here - contact us today to learn more.

We are offering:

  • Desirable lakeside community 30 minutes north of Burlington
  • Vermont: #1 State for Living/Working, #1 Safest State
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Secure employment with an award-winning nonprofit hospital
  • Busy Ophthalmology practice focused on quality patient care
  • Interesting medical and surgical mix
  • MD/DO welcome, J1/H1b visa support may be available
  • Highly competitive salary plus cash sign-on bonus
  • Student loan repayment available
  • Paid liability insurance with tail coverage
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance
  • Plenty of paid time off for vacations/sick leave
  • More paid leave plus excellent budget for your CME


This Physician job opening last updated on 06/23/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on MDJobSite.com.

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