Job Opportunities

Chief Development Officer

Department: Development

Position Summary:Provides leadership and management of overall Development program, day-to-day departmental operations, including but not limited to clarifying goals, establishing timelines and milestones.

Provides insight for the senior leadership team into improving the effectiveness of fundraising activities.

Advises Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer on strategic and administrative matters related to short term and long term initiatives.

Leads campaign and planned giving programs: provides overall campaign planning with feasibility of projected dollars to be raised, budget target, and donor recognition levels.

Designs and implements a moves management process that effectively identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards individual donors, corporate and foundation supporters.

Recruits and mentors a qualified Development team with professionals responsible for corporate and foundation grants, grateful patient program, annual giving, major gifts, special events and annual membership programs such as the 1832 Society.

Maintains relationships with current donors and develops relationships with potential donors to secure immediate and future gifts.

Provides direct supervision of development professionals, including hiring, performance assessments and reviews.

The Chief Development Officer at Wills Eye Hospital, supported by a team of Development Professionals in the Development Department, reports to the Ophthalmologist-in-Chief. The successful candidate will be a proven leader in best practices in fundraising and experienced in translating a fundraising vision and strategies into success across a complex institutional environment.
 

Ideal Experience: BA/BS required, master’s preferred, 8 to 10 years fundraising experience with management of comprehensive philanthropy programs, at least 5 years in a senior leadership role.

Proven track record in strategic fundraising and the ability to effectively research, identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors capable of major and planned gifts. The highest integrity and personal ethics. Outstanding communication skills. High energy coupled with a strong work ethic and a desire to have impact. Strong organization and process-management skills.
 

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to:
Cynthia C. Farano, PHR
Chief Human Resources Officer
cfarano@willseye.org

EOE

Wills Eye Hospital was established in 1832 as a gift from merchant James Wills to the City of Philadelphia. Wills Eye Hospital has grown from the nation’s first hospital specializing in eye care to a global leader in ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report ranks Wills Eye as #2 in the nation. Wills Eye is a premier training site for all levels of medical education, including resident and fellowship training programs which are among the most competitive in the country. Its clinical expertise, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, and advanced surgical capabilities make Wills Eye a worldwide referral center where more than 300,000 patients are treated annually. Today, Wills Eye continues to shape the science and medicine of ophthalmology, thanks to its talented physicians, researchers, and staff who are dedicated to improving and preserving sight.

Administrative Assistant - Part Time

Department: Pediatric Ophthalmology & Ocular Genetics

Hours: 20 hours per week

Primary Function: Under the direction of the Chief of Pediatrics & Ocular Genetics and Ocular Genetics Counselor, assists with the operations of the Ocular Genetic service from an administrative perspective and acts as primary contact for patient administrative matters

Requirements: 2 to 3 years working as an administrative assistant in a healthcare setting; bachelor's degree preferred.

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to Human Resources by:

Fax: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE

Ophthalmic Assistant – full time- temporary

Department: Cataract and Primary Eye Care

Hours: 40 hours per week, daily hours to be determined

Primary Function: Performs an extensive number of data collection funcctions as delegated by the physician to allow for proper diagnosis of patients' condition.    

Requirements: OTwo to four years experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant; certification preferred. Experience with NexGen Electronic Medical Records systems preferred.

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to Human Resources by:

Fax: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE

Surgical Scheduler

Department: Pediatrics and Ocular Genetics

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Responsibilities: Schedules surgeries in the Nextgen system; works closely with nursing management to organize and schedule; schedules surgeries for physicians in Pediatrics Clinic.

Requirements: 3 to 5 years experience performing related duties in a healthcare setting; working knowledge of insurance coverages Ability to multi-task.

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to Human Resources by:

Fax: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE

Administration Assistant

Department: Pathology

Responsibilites:  Assists the Director of the Laboratory with the management of the office to insure effective departmental operations. Responsible for preparation, distribution and archiving of pathology reports and other clerical support.

Requirements:  3 TO 5 years experience functioning in and administrative support position and oversight of staff. Proficiency in Microsoft word, coding and insurance knowledge required. Bachelor’s degree in Business or Healthcare preferred. 

Interested applicants, please send resume to Human Resources:

Fax: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE

RN - Part Time - 20 hours per week (call as required)

Department: Wills Eye Hospital Operating Room

Hours: Flexible

Requirements: Graduate of accredited nursing program with valid PA license; current BLS and minimum 1 year Operating Room experience, preferably in Ophthalmology.

Please submit your interest statement with resume to: hr@willseye.org

EOE

Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Operating Room Nurses

Department: Wills Eye Hospital Operating Room

Hours: Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem

Primary Function: RN's to circulate and scrub ophthalmology surgical cases.

Requirements: Minimum one year experience scrubbing and circulating

We provide competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to Human Resources by:

FAX: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE

OR Technician - Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem

Department: Wills Eye Hospital Operating Room

Hours: Flex Hours 

Primary Function: Responsible for providing technical support to the surgeon during the operative procedure by passing instruments and maintaining the sterile field

Requirements: 1 year experience in health care environment and graduate of an accredited surgical technology program.

We provide competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Interested applicants, please provide interest letter and resume to Human Resources by:

Fax: 215-928-7239

Email: hr@willseye.org

EOE