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Optometrist Hospitalist - 1501401

Greenville, NC

Ophthalmic Hospitalist OD Opportunity in North Carolina


Seeking an experienced Optometrist to serve as Hospitalist to join a multidisciplinary team in eastern North Carolina.  


This is a unique opportunity to provide first-line optometric care and non-urgent eye consultations.  Residency training in ocular disease preferred.  Candidates with an interest in practicing optometry in an academic setting are encouraged to apply.  



  • Employed position
  • Community Practice Model
  • Full-Time
  • Hospital privileges at the Medical Center 
  • Opportunity available due to programmatic expansion
  • 974-bed level 1 trauma center
  • Full-time back-up by fellowship trained ophthalmologists
  • Responsibilities will include triaging and managing non-surgical injuries and conditions
  • Opportunities for optometry resident/student training


The Medical Center is a tertiary referral center with a large population of patients with complex pathology. Hiring providers of all specialties for a robust multi-specialty practice and plans to develop a teaching program on-site. There is a large hospital based and local optometrist and ophthalmologist-based referral network with few other retina specialists in the community.


Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package to include: Annual Stipend, Relocation Assistance, Vacation, Sick, & Holidays, Malpractice (with tail), 401k/457b, Medical, Dental, & Vision, Life Insurance


Located inland off of the North Carolina coast, Greenville is 45 miles east of interstate 95, just over an hour to Raleigh, a little over an hour to the pristine beaches of the Crystal Coast of NC

  • Home to East Carolina University (ECU), a vibrant university with an annual enrollment of more than 24,000 students
  • Numerous waterways and the Greenville Greenway System are perfect for boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and camping
  • Mild climate perfect for year-round outdoor activities
  • Cost of living below the national average, diverse and affordable housing and excellent educational opportunities, both public and private
  • Investment of more than $500 million in downtown Greenville’s revitalization bringing new restaurants, shops, businesses, and residents to the area

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