Ophthalmology Position located minutes to Minneapolis

Physician: Ophthalmology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6062
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Ophthalmology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a full-time Ophthalmologist to join group of 6 Ophthalmologists and 3 Optometrists,

  • Track to partnership

  • Our independent physician-owned private practice was founded in Golden Valley, MN over 40 years ago, and has grown to encompass 4 locations in the Western Twin Cities Metro Region.

  • Opening a new site in Fall of 2018.

  • Join this patient-centered practice that seeks to put the patient experience first and foremost. 

  • The practice is well established in the northwestern Twin Cities suburbs, and enjoys a large optometric referral network.

  • We are seeking a skilled and ethical partner who enjoys working in a collegial environment. 

  • Glaucoma specialty training is a plus, but comprehensive ophthalmologists and other subspecialists should apply. 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive base salary, benefits, and a production bonus. 
  • Ownership in a surgical ASC and ownership in an optical is available as well.

Community Details

  • Indoor/outdoor playgrounds, ice skating, indoor/outdoor pools, and picnic area. It is also the site of the Maple Grove Farmers Market where fresh food and fun are in abundance. 
  • Great place for commerce and has a solid business community in which a number of highly regarded businesses continue to thrive.
  • Retail developments combine large national retailers along with unique stores that offer a one-of-kind shopping experience. There are also a number of centrally-located areas that offer a wide array of everyday conveniences and shopping options.
  • Variety of eating establishments to choose from: family diners, outdoor casual eateries, upscale dining options many nationally-known favorites as well as local flavors.
  • The beauty of seven different lakes can be found within Maple Grove as well as over 1,000 acres and 36 miles of meticulously maintained parks and trails and 48 playgrounds.
  • With the attraction of the Maple Grove Arboretum and two regional park reserves, the outdoor amenities fit every age and interest.



Recruiter Insights

The Community.  Choose to live in Minneapolis or one of it's affluent suburbs.  Just twenty minutes from Minneapolis and easy access to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, citizens receive every amenity of a large city and the peace and charm of a small town.

The Employer. This physician owned organization serves Plymouth, Golden Valley, Buffalo, and Monticello communities and provides a complete range of services to people of all ages and with a variety of eye health problems.

The Housing Market.  4 beds 4 baths 3,509 sqft Beautiful 2 story home on wooded lot overlooking Elm Creek. Well maintained home close to many shops and restaurants. Newer carpet, wood floors, furnace, A/C, deck, and windows.  This home can be yours for $429,900



Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 26 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 161 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 226 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport
  • 267 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport


Closest Major City:

  • 11 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 20 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 241 miles to Madison, WI
  • 290 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 305 miles to Milwaukee, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 26 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 50 miles: Saint Cloud, MN (STC / KSTC) St. Cloud Regional Airport
  • 109 miles: Eau Claire, WI (EAU / KEAU) Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
  • 113 miles: Rochester, MN (RST / KRST) Rochester International Airport
  • 121 miles: Brainerd, MN (BRD / KBRD) Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $284,200
  • City Cost of Living Index - 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 3 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 4 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 7 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Walden University (about 13 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Capella University (about 13 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 15 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)



  • White 83.4%
  • Asian 7.6%
  • Black alone 4.0%
  • Two or more races 2.1%
  • Hispanic 2.1%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 7.53%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.88%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.33%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.05%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)


  • Ralia Sports Center
  • Elm Creek Park Reserve
  • Central Park of Maple Grove
  • Brooklyn Park Indoor Golf and Sports Center
  • WhirlyBall Twin Cities

Arts & Culture:

  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Walker Art Center
  • Guthrie Theater
  • Mill City Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Minnesota Timberwolves NBA
  • Minnesota Vikings NFL
  • Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball

Sports for the Participant:

  • Special Teams Football Academy
  • Maple Grove Senior High School sports
  • Aquajets Swim Team
  • New Hope YMCA nearby



  • The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes
  • Fountains At Arbor Lakes
  • Maple Grove Crossing
  • Mall of America Minneapolis

Top Five things to do:

  1. Minneapolis Institute of Art
  2. Walker Art Center
  3. Guthrie Theater
  4. Mall of America
  5. Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium