Legacy Health

Supplemental Ophthalmologist

Job Location Good Samaritan Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Supplemental
Requisition ID
Work Location : City
Work Location : State/Province
Devers Eye Clinic
Avg Hours Per Week
Pay Range
USD $150.00/Hr. - USD $210.00/Hr.
FLSA Status
Critical to Fill
Work Days
Variable schedule


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Legacy Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon is seeking a part-time comprehensive or fellowship trained cornea or glaucoma specialist. We are recruiting a collaborative physician with a strong interest in teaching and/or research. The position includes 4 days of clinical responsibilities per week, a competitive salary, and support for continuing education. Additional compensation may occur based on productivity and research. We will consider candidates at all career stages, and research rank will be awarded based on qualifications. Interested candidates should submit their application through the Legacyhealth.org portal as well as emailing a cover letter and CV to Sarah Coblens, c/o Steven L. Mansberger, MD, MPH, Chief of Ophthalmology at Legacy Devers Eye Institute:  SCoblens@LHS.ORG.


Legacy Devers Eye Institute (DEI):  DEI is the ophthalmology department for Legacy Health, and an integral component of Legacy Health’s clinical, research, and educational mission. DEI is attached to Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center located in downtown Portland Oregon, and occupies two floors and approximately 30,000 sq. ft. It also includes 3 community locations located in northeast Portland, Vancouver Washington, and Tualatin Oregon. It celebrated its 60th anniversary last year.  Legacy Devers works closely with Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health Science University and includes ophthalmology residents, and fellowships in glaucoma and cornea. A mission of Devers is the best eyecare for all and provides over $800k of free or reduced cost eye care per year.


Legacy Devers research:  Devers Eye Institute’s research arm is called Discoveries in Sight (DIS), and includes many opportunities for neuro-ophthalmology clinical and basic science research. The DIS excels in translational “bench-to-bedside” research activities. DIS encompasses 4,000 square feet of research space with animal research, basic science research, psychophysical testing, cell culture, and a histology suite. Scientists at DIS perform research in proteomics and genomics, structural mapping, quality-of-life, and clinical outcomes research. DIS has become world renowned for research in corneal disease, ocular blood flow, optic disc and visual field analysis of glaucomatous optic neuropathy, diagnosis of eye disease, and the early detection of glaucoma. DIS has a proven track record in several influential NIH/NEI clinical trials over the last 20 years including the Diabetic Retinopathy Study, the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study, the Diabetic Retinopathy and Vitrectomy Study, the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study, the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS), the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial (ONTT), the Longitudinal Optic Neuritis Study (LONS), and the Ocular Hypertensive Treatment Study I, II, and III.


Legacy Health:  Legacy Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Oregon and employs over 15,000 staff members. It includes three tertiary hospitals: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, and Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel; four community hospitals: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Silverton Medical Center, and Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. It also includes a Trauma Center, Burn Center, and a dedicated mental health hospital called Unity Center for Behavioral Health. Legacy advocates for increased diversity, equity, and inclusion and is equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual preference, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Portland, Oregon:  Portland is a city of 1.5million persons with a diverse culture, world-class wine, and cuisine. It is only an hour from the mountains or the beach- with a rich assortment of outdoor activities including mountain biking, rafting, fishing, surfing, skiing, hiking, and wind-surfing. It is one of the most affordable locations on the west coast. It includes 2 professional sports teams (NBA-Portland Trailblazers; MLS-Portland Timbers).  It’s slogan is ‘Keep Portland Weird’, and this is well-depicted in the show ‘Portlandia’.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. Sorry, no J1 or H-1B visa opportunities.

For additional information please formally apply or contact Forrest Brown at FOBROWN@LHS.ORG


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