Employment

This is a great time to join our professional staff at The Retina Institute, as our practice continues to thrive and grow.  We provide a very important service, and we are always looking for dynamic people to become part of our team.  At TRI, our mission is to help those individuals with vision problems, and we can only achieve this goal with outstanding employees.  We offer an exceptional comprehensive benefits package and a rewarding environment for people dedicated to helping others.

If you are someone who is looking to bring their talents and contributions to a flourishing organization committed to their patients and employees, please consider applying for a position.  We need team players who like to work hard and make a difference in patients' lives.  E-mail your resume to resume@rc-stl.com for consideration.  Qualified candidates will be contacted when positions become available.  Job openings are posted in the "Now Hiring" page of this section.

Resumes and cover letters may also be sent to:

The Retina Institute
c/o Human Resources Department
1600 S. Brentwood Blvd., Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63144

Please make sure to include a cover letter with your resume.

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Adminstrative

The Retina Institute has over 100 employees on its staff.  Job openings will be posted on this website as they become available. Candidates will be considered based on their qualifications.  Ideal applicants should work well with others, perform tasks with and without supervision, complete assignments in a timely fashion, have a basic knowledge and understanding of the job, possess good people skills, be energetic and friendly. Experience in the medical field would be considered a plus.

Career opportunities may include positions in the following areas:

  • Accounting

  • Billing

  • Business

  • Coding

  • Managed Care

  • Medical Records

  • Patient Services

  • Surgery Scheduling

  • Transcription

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of The Retina Institute team.

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clinical

Medical Receptionists

The Retina Institute is always seeking friendly, energetic people to become part of our team.  Candidates for Medical Receptionist/Front Desk positions will be required to answer phones, learn the office computer system, be trained in insurance authorization and coding.  Applicants will need to travel to various offices. This position necessitates exceptional people skills and the ability to multi-task various assignments.

Ophthalmic Technicians

Ophthalmic Technicians serve a vital role in a retina practice.  Candidates for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced clinical environment.  They are responsible for multiple facets of patient care.  Duties include recording thorough medical histories, checking vision and intraocular pressures, as well as, dilating patient eyes. Strong communication skills are required as technicians interact with both patients and physicians.  In addition to their primary responsibilities, they may perform diagnostic testing and assist the doctors with treatment procedures. This career opportunity entails traveling to various locations.  While experience is favored, enthusiastic individuals with a willingness to learn may apply.

Ophthalmic Photographers

Ophthalmic Photographers perform an assortment of tests to assist the physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.  This position requires the use of specialized equipment to obtain fundus photos and other digital imagery.  The photographer must be capable of doing venipuncture (IV injections) for special testing.  These tests include fluorescein and ICG angiography.  Additionally, photographers routinely perform ocular coherence tomography (OCT) and assist in various aspects of patient care.  Traveling to different locations is a requirement. Previous experience in an ophthalmology practice would be preferred.

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now hiring

The Retina Institute (TRI) in St. Louis, Missouri is seeking a well-trained BC/BE ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in vitreoretinal diseases. Our ten family-friendly physicians have over 170 years of combined experience, and the practice has a 50-year old reputation for world-class retina care. TRI is a tertiary referral center utilizing state-of-the-art equipment at 15 fully-staffed offices located in and around the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. 

Benefits package includes:

  • Competitive starting salary

  • Incentive bonus

  • Health insurance

  • 401k retirement savings plan

  • Allowances for travel, business, and professional development

  • Full partnership after 5 years

  • Support and funding for original research

 Patient care remains our highest priority at The Retina Institute.  All surgery is performed locally in hospital-based and ambulatory surgery centers.  In addition, TRI maintains a 2-year fellowship training program as education continues to be a focal point of our practice.  We host two annual meetings for the eye care community and the group partakes in numerous clinical trials. 

Successful candidates must:

  • Be personable, flexible and devoted

  • Act with professional integrity and maintain the highest ethical standards

  • Possess excellent communication skills

  • Be able to cultivate referring doctor relationships

  • Adhere to compliance measures

  • Promote an atmosphere of unity and collaboration

  • Enjoy mentoring in the clinics and operating room

  • Participate in research projects, conferences and other educational programs

 St. Louis combines Midwest values with big city culture. The city offers safe, affordable housing combined with an excellent educational system.  Enjoy the diverse array of attractions, sports venues, and culinary experiences.  All these features and friendly people make St. Louis a great place to live and work.  

Interested applicants should forward their CV and letter of introduction to:
 
Nancy Bolozky, Physician Liaison
Email: 
nancy.bolozky@rc-stl.com