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Optometrist

Job Description

Did you know? Physicians can receive loan repayment credit by the National Health Service Core for being employed by CHSI. 


We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Optometrist to join our new clinical team for a rewarding career in the city of Bloomington, CA!.


The Doctor of Optometry is responsible for the daily delivery of quality optometry care and medical administrative duties related to the delivery of that care. This position will examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. This position is responsible for the Optometry Department site productivity, budget and reporting.


A few incentives we offer:



  • 100% Paid Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Malpractice Insurance Provided

  • Retirement Plan Option

  • Stipend / Allowance (must meet criteria)

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability Coverage

  • CME Benefits / Professional License Reimbursement


 


KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Examine eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.

  • Analyze test results and develop a treatment plan.

  • Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids.

  • Prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state laws permit.


QUALIFICATIONS


Education and Experience



  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association is required.

  • Two (2) years' experience in a General Optometric Practice.

  • Have working knowledge of ophthalmic equipment to perform eye examinations.

  • Be skilled in fitting eye-wear and contact lenses.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is an asset in this role and highly preferred.


Professional License Required: Current California State Optometry License 


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:



  • Must have through skill and knowledge in the use of Ophthalmic equipment.

  • Must possess good "customer service" including verbal and written communication.

  • A high standard of professionalism and professional ethics and conduct is expected in speech, manner, attitude and appearance at all times.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.

  • Ability to deal effectively with changing situations and stressful environment.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.



Company Description
Welcome to Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) where our mission is to improve the health and well being of the indigent population in medically under-served communities by providing a dignified setting to allow those who could not otherwise afford such services, access to low or no cost quality health care by skilled and caring Providers and staff. With 6 clinic locations in San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego County, CHSI participates in a nationwide effort to extend a safety net of health services to those who lack access to health services, especially the low-income, under-insured (or uninsured) individuals with limited means to pay for quality health services. We seek the best trained clinical and professional staff and strive to provide care in a culturally sensitive manner.
Our vision is to improve the health status of our community by developing partnerships and collaborations that help fund and provide expanded access to high quality health care services and education while delivering high quality health care to the under-served community.



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