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Organization:

Western North Carolina Community Health Services

Location:

Asheville, North Carolina • All Counties

Date Needed:

November 01, 2021

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

PhD

Experience Required:

<1 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

October 07, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in helping us create a community optometric clinic as part of a local community health center?
Do you want to work as an integral part of a dynamic, integrated whole-person health care team?
If so, we have a full or part-time position that has been created just for you. In this setting you can concentrate on your optometric skills as they relate to primary care with concentration on co-managing patients with chronic disease conditions, including diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma. You will be part of a healthcare team which includes family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, mostly serving lower income individuals and families who’ve not had access to high quality eye care.

Western North Carolina Community Health Services, Inc. (WNCCHS), a Federally Qualified Health Center in Asheville, NC is seeking a NC Board Certified Optometrist to join a highly integrated team of 15 family medicine practitioners, 5 dentists, and 8 behavioral health clinicians, in a community health center setting. The candidate will provide optometric care to adults and children from internal referrals and will evaluate, monitor, and treat eye conditions including glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and other eye-related diseases.
Candidate should be NC Board Certified as well as TPA certified.
Candidates may submit CV and cover letter (MS Word or PDF formats) by e-mail to employment@wncchs.org . WNCCHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer; racial/ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

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