Ophthalmology Physician

Ophthalmologist: $400,000 salary and $100,000 bonus, plus enjoy a remarkable quality of life in a friendly college town

Ruston, LA 71270
Income Potential:
Up to $450,000.00*
Signing Bonus:
Loan Forgiveness:
Job Number:
Posted Date:
Recruiter's Name:
David Carl
Contact Number:
Merritt Hawkins

Job Description & Requirements
Start Date:
Available Shifts:
Full TIme
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An outpatient practice in an inviting Southern location is seeking a board-certified ophthalmologist to join its team. This is a wonderful opportunity to grow in your career while working alongside one other ophthalmologist and serving a supportive community.
  • Earn a competitive salary and $100,000 bonus
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with a four-day workweek
  • Opportunity to be part of a group of more than 60 physicians, creating a built-in referral system
  • Experience immediate patient volume as you replace a previous physician—see an average of 18 patients per day
  • Minimal inpatient responsibilities
  • No competition in the area

Located in a thriving college town in Louisiana, our practice is part of a diverse familyfriendly community full of rich culture and Southern charm and hospitality. Our welcoming neighborhoods and close-knit community will allow you to feel at home as soon as you arrive.
  • Benefit from a cost of living 12% lower than the national average
  • We boast exceptional public and private school options, including the #2 best public elementary school in the state (Niche), as well as a local university
  • Spend time in our 18-block historic downtown district, featuring a variety of unique local attractions and establishments
  • Experience an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, fishing, camping, and kayaking
  • Enjoy convenient access to Dallas, Houston, and New Orleans and their many amenities, including top-notch shops and restaurants, live entertainment, international airports, and professional sporting events
  • U.S. News ranks Louisiana in the top 20 in Best States for Affordability

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.