Children's National Hospital
Washington, DC


Children's National Hospital is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. The Ophthalmology department is seeking a full-time orthoptist to work side by side with our 8 pediatric ophthalmologists at our main campus in Washington DC.

We are the largest pediatric ophthalmology clinic in the DC area and affiliated with Georgetown and George Washington university. Three different ophthalmology residency programs rotate through us, and we are proud to be the oldest pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program in the country.

Job duties include patient intake with history and workup and testing as needed (VA, stereo, lensometer, objective and subjective refraction, VF, fundus photo, etc.), sensorimotor evaluation of pediatric and adult strabismus patients and amblyopia management. The possibility to hold orthoptic clinic exists depending on the candidates’ experience.

We look for a team player who demonstrates dependability and great communication skills, is driven and well organized and interested to teach fellows and residents.

We support continuing education including AAPOS/AAOC conferences and local ophthalmology meetings/journal club, and offer health insurance, 401K along with other benefits.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and CV to:

William Madigan, MD
Professor & Chairman
Ophthalmology Department, Children’s National Hospital
111 Michigan Ave. NW, Washington DC 20010
E-mail: [email protected]