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State-of-the Art Surgery Center – Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Opportunity in the Midwest

Opportunity Criteria

Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone

Opportunity Details

Columbus Community Hospital is actively recruiting for an BC/BE Ophthalmologist to join a busy and established private practice, Eye Physicians, P.C., affiliated with and operating in Columbus Community Hospital’s ASC in Columbus, Nebraska. The incoming candidate will be joining a team of two Ophthalmologist (one will be retiring) and five Optometrists.

Columbus Community Hospital is actively helping with the recruitment of one Ophthalmologist to join Eye Physicians, P.C.  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.


About Eye Physicians, P.C.

Eye Physicians, P.C., 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 Columbus, Nebraska features the state-of-the-art Columbus 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 Columbus office.

Columbus 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
    • AMO WaveScan WaveFront System, Intralase iFS Advanced Femtosecond Laser, and Visx Star S4 IR Excimer Laser (LASIK)
    • Alcon LenSx Femtosecond  Laser and ORA (Cataracts)
    • SLT Laser and MIGS Stents  (Glaucoma)
    • Alcon Verisye & Visian Phakic IOL

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Base Salary:
    • Buy-in to the practice after one year
  • Sign on bonus:
  • Relocation:
  • PTO
  • Malpractice with tail coverage
  • Comprehensive Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan:

About Columbus Community Hospital


Columbus Community Hospital is a nonprofit, Joint Commission-accredited, acute care facility characterized by our family-centered care, community involvement and progressive ideas in health care. We serve Platte County and the seven surrounding counties. Our medical staff experience fulfilling career among respectful colleagues and administrators who value clinical quality, patient satisfaction and collegiality. The hospital emergency department is staffed 24/7 by hospital-employed physicians and is designated as a Level III trauma center. Additional highlights of our state-of-the-art facility include advanced diagnostic imaging services provided by a 1.5T wide bore MRI, 64- and 128-slice CT scanners, a hybrid OR room and two digital breast tomosynthesis mammography machines. We also have strong, in-house adult and pediatric hospitalist programs and an excellent nursing staff.

About Columbus, Nebraska
Columbus 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. Columbus 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.

Facility & Address

  • Eye Physicians PC
  • Columbus NE


Contact Information

Amy Blaser VP of Physician Relations and Bus. Dev.



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