Optometrist or Ophthalmologist

San Benito Health Foundation

About the organization

I would like to invite you to make San Benito Health Foundation your community Patient Centered Health Home (PCHH).
A health home is a place where you will receive all of your primary medical care, dental and wellness needs. We are an integrated health home who coordinates comprehensive care for all of our patients regardless of their ability to pay. We have served San Benito and the surrounding counties since 1975 and were designated as a Federally Funded Community Health Center in July 2007. The Foundation offers Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Comprehensive Perinatal Service Program (CPSP) and the supplemental nutrition program Woman, Infants and Children (WIC). San Benito Health Foundation offers preventative services meant to keep you and your whole family healthy.

Duties

This position provides vision care to patients of San Benito Health Foundation; promotes positive patient relations, and participates in quality improvement activities. The optometrist is responsible for providing patients with quality vision care procedures including diagnosis, recommendations and treatment, as well as providing vision education and prevention services to patients and staff. Provides direct vision care, which includes vision tests and analyze results, diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma. Prescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications.

Optometrist is a full-time, exempt position that provides patients with quality vision care procedures including diagnosis, recommendations and treatment. As well as, direct vision care, which includes vision tests and analyze results, diagnose sight problems, and eye diseases. Other job duties include prescribing eyeglasses, contact lenses, medications, and vision education and prevention services to patients and staff.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Degree from an accredited school of Optometry
Current and valid license to practice optometry issued by the California State Board of Optometry Examiners
Current BLS Certification
Spanish/bilingual is strongly preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

SBHF offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes medical, dental vision, and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan. Bilingual/Spanish is a must. We welcome applications from new graduates.

To apply for this position please email [email protected] make sure to include your resume.

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