Pediatric Optometrist needed for Brand New Office!

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Golisano Children’s Hospital of SW FL (Lee Health)
Fort Myers, FL
Based on experience


Located near the beaches of Southwest Florida is Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - a state-of-the-art pediatric facility that delivers vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region. This 134 bed regional hospital cares for children across five counties and is the only children’s hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano provides a variety of specialized services to take care of all of our community’s children from emergency care to behavioral health, surgery to critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, and more. The hospital has a 16 bed PICU and a 70 bed NICU with 24-hour in house neonatology coverage. 

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with more than 13,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 800 employed primary care and specialty care providers with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. The organization has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Position Information:

LPG Pediatrics seeks a full-time Doctor of Optometry from an ACOE-accredited optometry school for its 

Southwest Children’s Charities Pediatric Eye Center of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Physician should have completed a one-year residency program or have a minimum of 3-years clinical experience specializing in pediatrics.  Candidate should be board certified or board eligible. 

Optometrist should be comfortable performing a wide array of duties to include comprehensive eye exams, failed vision screenings, contact lens exams, strabismus assessments and follow-ups, glaucoma management, treatment of superficial injuries and conditions plus remove superficial foreign bodies in an outpatient setting. No call. Office uses EPIC for its EMR. 

Optometrist will be located in a newly renovated building with the latest technology.

Benefit Highlights:

- Offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities

- Paid time off for a nice work/life balance 

- Sign on bonus & relocation package

- Malpractice through articles of sovereign immunity

- 403(b) retirement plan with match 

- Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round. 

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area are also able to enjoy the Key West Express which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also centrally located between three of Florida’s major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami. 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at