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Summary of Position:
Mission-driven Optometrist to lead the Optometry Program at Kintegra Health. Candidate will personally provide vision services to pediatric and adult patients on a mobile unit. The mobile clinic will travel to schools and established Kintegra Family Medicine locations on a rotating schedule.
Qualified Optometrists, along with their clinical team, will provide mobile vision services to students through Kintegra’s Vision Access Program (VAP). The VAP is made possible through its collaboration with school personnel and inspired by its mission to provide the gift of sight to children with vision impairment.
Optometrists will provide adult vision services to established patients at Kintegra Family Medicine locations. Optometrist should be able to assess patients for the presence of diabetic-related eye disease and other underlying chronic conditions. All screenings and services will be conducted on the mobile unit.
The mobile clinic is equipped with state-of the-art optometry apparata and is designed for optimal patient workflow.
Candidates with mobile and/or large vehicle driving experience is desired. Driving training will be provided at Kintegra’s expense.
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) Degree
Current valid/unrestricted NC Optometry License (Required)
Proficiency with modern eye care techniques and equipment
Familiar with Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma
Motivated self-starter interested growing Optometry Program
Strong communicator and leadership skills
Passion to serve
Adaptable to work in a mobile environment
Minimum Qualifications for position:
Previous medical office or FQHC experience preferred.
CPR and all applicable certifications required (must be obtained within 30 days of employment)
Understands ethics of confidentiality.
Previous computer experience or training required.
Successful candidate must submit to TB testing and any vaccinations recommended by OSHA Guidelines.
Sets an example as a medical professional by observing work start and stop times, giving adequate notice for absences and following clinic’s operational and personnel policies and procedures.
Able to communicate and relate well with patients, providers and clinical staff.
Maintains appropriate licensure and certification including meeting and/or exceeding CME requirements.
Observes standards of medical care.
Sitting and standing for long periods of time.