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Full Time Optometrist; Kerman, CA

Full-Time OD Positions

Kerman, California

Telephone: 559-203-6719

Email: HR@vht.org

Date Posted: January 23, 2023

BASIC FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Optometry Director, the Optometrist is responsible for providing general optometry care for the patients of Valley Health Team. In addition, the Optometrist may be directed by the Optometry Director to perform other duties in accordance with funding agencies requirements, contractual agreements, policies and procedures, and protocol established by the Board of Directors of VHT.

Examine individuals requesting care, diagnose their eye conditions, prescribe and carry out, or direct others in carrying out, appropriate eye care treatment, or refer individual for specialty consultation or treatment in conformance with approved clinical protocols and guidelines.
Record patient-optometrist transactions as they occur in the patient’s optometry record so that the optometry record accurately and completely reflects the nature of the contact, the condition of the patient and the care or treatment provided; in addition, the Optometrist shall complete referrals, data collections instruments and other records or paperwork as shall be required from time to time by the organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Graduate of an accredited U.S. Optometry School
2. Current California State license to practice Optometry
3. Current Basic Life Support card
4. Must show professionalism at all times especially when working with patients
5. Ability to be flexible with work schedule and available to work at all site locations
6. Must have own transportation, valid California Driver’s License and current proof of automobile insurance coverage
7. Demonstrated ability to provide world-class patient experience using CICARE principles and practices. Ability to be proactive and to go above and beyond the call of duty; take initiative to provide a world class patient experience in all encounters via email, phone or in person.