We offer an extensive ophthalmic surgical network of brands with offices throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey. Our centers provide innovative surgical solutions partnered with ophthalmology practices to deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients. OOMC is pleased to provide the highest level of expertise in the ophthalmic treatment space.
As part of the application process, all candidates will be offered the option for an in-person interview with our residency supervisor (George Veliky, OD) once their application is submitted through the ORMatch service and determined to be complete. Proof of vaccination would be required for an in person interview. If candidates aren’t able to visit in person, virtual visits can be scheduled instead.
COMPLIANCE WITH VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS Our residency rotations take clinicians throughout various clinical settings at OMNI’s New York and New Jersey locations, including our Ambulatory Surgery Center. As such we require all incoming class of residents to provide valid record of full vaccination status to ensure our compliance with New Jersey Governor’s Executive Order No. 252, click here.
Applicants are considered “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19 two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine currently authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the WHO.
The applicants may apply for exemptions from this requirement based on their medical status or religious belief. Such requests will be reviewed by our Human Resources team in accordance with Federal and State mandates.
The Omni Eye Services New York/New Jersey Residency in Ocular Disease has a proven record of accomplishment, training some of the most successful optometrists within our profession. Over the years since our initial affiliation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (1999), our program has grown from a 12-month program offering a single resident position to a more robust 13-month program offering five positions; a direct testament to the growth and success of the practice. Omni Eye Services residency in ocular disease offers candidates the opportunity to increase their skills in diagnosing and managing ocular disease as they work alongside subspecialty ophthalmologists within the areas of retina/vitreous, cataract/glaucoma, oculoplastics, cornea/refractive, neuro-ophthalmology & pediatric/adult strabismus. The following is the mission statement of our residency program and really captures the essence of what our program sets out to accomplish:
The mission of the Omni Residency in Ocular Disease is to train the post-graduate optometrist beyond the entry level in the management and co-management of ocular disease through concentrated clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease, pre- and post-surgical ophthalmic care, and systemic disease with ocular manifestations. Individuals who complete the program are expected to be able to deliver an advanced level of clinical care in ocular disease; serve as teachers in optometric institutions; and serve the profession of optometry as experts and leaders in the area of ocular disease.
Graduates of our residency program have gone on to join existing private practices as associates; start their own practice; entered into corporate positions; and several have even entered academic institutions where they currently help train future doctors of optometry.
We currently offer five fully accredited residency positions through the ACOE, in partnership with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. As a condition of matriculation into our residency-training program, candidates must have attained the Doctor of Optometry degree (O.D.) from a school or college accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education.
There are several requirements that are necessary as conditions for successful completion of the residency program including a major presentation at our sponsoring college sometime in the spring of the residency year. Also required will be the preparation and completion of a research paper of publishable quality. Traditionally, the residents will attend a graduation ceremony at the college during which they will receive their certificate of completion of the residency program (usually held immediately after their major presentations at PCO). There are also opportunities for several smaller grand rounds style presentations given with more senior staff optometrists and or MDO’s throughout the year.
Information about all residency programs offered through PCO at Salus University is available on the following link (www.salus.edu). From here, applicants specifically interested in our residency program can find more information here (affiliated programs/non-VA Sites): www.salus.edu.
As a fully accredited residency program, Omni participates in the ORMatch process. Residency candidates can visit the ORMatch website at natmatch.com for more detailed information on how to go about applying.
Applicants who match with Omni Eye Services are expected to commit to the 13 months of residency training, and as employed optometric physicians of Omni, are also expected to sign a standard physician employment contract. Within this contract, employees (residents) can find terms for their employment with Omni. Salary information includes $41,093 for 13 months, paid out every two weeks ($1,580.50).
The resident is required to execute an employment agreement with the practice which includes an agreement not to compete with the practice by accepting employment with a competing ophthalmology practice (a practice within 15 miles of the practices locations) for a period of one year following the conclusion of the residency program unless agreed to by the practice. This does not apply to optometry practices. Specific language available on request.
For any additional questions or clarifications, please reach out to George Veliky, O.D., Center Director (Iselin) & Residency Supervisor, Omni Eye Services, NY/NJ (email@example.com).
Thank you for your interest!
Dr. G. Veliky
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