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Optometrist

Company: Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc. (PATHS)
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Optometrist Classification Reports To Chief Medical Officer Date October 2021 JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY To provide vision care in the diagnosis and treatment of patients of the PATHS SchoolBased Clinic and PATHS Medical Offices. Responsible for providing comprehensive vision care that is consistent with accepted professional standards to children ages from kindergarten to twelfth grade as well as adults. Expected to consistently work to ensure patient satisfaction and maintain positive relationships with the PATHS' staff and school personnel. Works as part of a care team that practices evidenced based medicine in aPatient Centered Medical Home model of care. Education and/or experience Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) Competencies Minimum of one years' experience in human/social services, preferably in a healthcare environment. Training or direct experience in counseling, interviewing, service plan development, decision making, and information and referral services is preferred. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. Provide general and comprehensive vision services to all ages.2. Assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of vision policies and procedures.3. Conduct routine eye exams, diagnose and evaluate vision conditions and maintaining accurate records to support diagnose/evaluation.4. Prescribe medications to treat ocular diseases and disorders.5. Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.6. Assist with the development and implementation of Vision Quality Assurance.7. Train and evaluate assigned staff.8. Other assignments by Chief Medical Officer as necessary. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. AAP/EEO Statement PATHS' provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Signatures This job description has been approved by all levels of management:Manager Date HR Date Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.Employee Signature Dated Job Type: Full-timePay: $104,078.00 - $136,544.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Relocation assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceHealthcare setting: Community health center OutpatientSchedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Doctorate (Preferred)License/Certification: Optometry License (Preferred)Ability to Relocate: Danville, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Multiple locations

Keywords: Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc. (PATHS), Danville , Optometrist, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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