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  • Optometrist (Clinical)

    Location US-LA-FT. POLK
    Job ID
    2018-4890
    # Positions
    2
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    $73,375 to $95,388 per year
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    No
  • Overview

    This position is located at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Optometry Service, Fort Polk, Louisiana. 

     

    WHO CAN APPLY:  ONLY CURRENT MEDCOM EMPLOYEES OPTOMETRIST (CLINICAL) - 

     

     

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

     

    Responsibilities

    As an Optometrist (Clinical), you will:

    • Provide diagnosis, management, and treatment of all patients that are within the scope of optometric practice and credentials.
    • Treat pathology and injuries of the eye and adnexa using therapeutic drugs.
    • Use knowledge and understanding of advanced optometric procedures and instrumentation techniques and their applications in the detection and treatment of unusual visual deficiencies (i.e., cycloplegic and manifest refraction, biomicroscopy, direct and binocular indirect opthalmoscopy).
    • Monitor the maintenance of ophthalmic equipment and instruments.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

     

    Must be a US Citizen.

     

    Current license to practice optometry in a State, District of Columbia, or a territory is required.

     

    Successful completion of a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) accredited by the Council on Optometric Education.

     

    All Health Care Providers must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.

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