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Optometrist - School Based HealthCare
Primary Health Solutions Hamilton, OH

Optometrist - School Based HealthCare

Primary Health Solutions
Hamilton, OH
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Come make a difference with us! We are the destination for servant leaders to provide comprehensive and exceptional care. We meet people where they are and partner with them on their journey towards wellness. Primary Health Solutions is a non-profit, safety-net healthcare provider serving Southwest Ohio with centers and school-based centers in Hamilton, Fairfield, Middletown, Oxford, Dayton, and Trenton. We have been serving the community since 1997. At Primary Health Solutions, we want to help build communities where everyone is healthy and happy. We’re with you every step of the way, with the care you need for each stage of life from infants to seniors and provide Primary Care, Women's Health, Behavioral Health, Dental and Vision services. We’re committed to growing the capabilities of our people. Join our community where you can work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities. Are you ready to do impactful work that truly means something? Join us as we continue to RISE (R-respect, I - innovate, S - stewardship, E - excellence). We are seeking a dynamic candidate to join the Primary Health Solutions team as an Optometrist at our School Based Health Centers. A day in the life of an Optometrist: Clinical Duties: Provides primary vision care to the Primary Health Solutions’ patient population in accordance with protocol and accepted standard of care. Consults with staff physicians in making decisions with patient care. Evaluates and treats patients in the health centers and school based setting providing continuity of patient care. Provides nighttime, weekday or some weekend and holiday call coverage as part of work schedule. Provides patient and family education and counseling. May participate in training of students as requested. Medical Administrative Duties: Maintains complete medical records, including history, exams, and telephone message summaries. Completes appropriate progress notes in each assigned work area plus other special patient forms. Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls and letters to patients and referring physicians. Participates in health collaborative / health improvement activities. Provide clear instructions for all ocular health tests. Administrative Duties : Carries out medical administrative functions necessary for quality patient care and compliance with accreditation requirements. Participates in committee activities and chart reviews. May participate in Quality Improvement and Risk Management activities and committee work in assigned areas. Attends Department/Center meetings as assigned. Core Competencies: Customer Service: Committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets proper customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met. Communication: Understand and communicate effectively with others using a variety of contexts and formats, which include writing, speaking, reading listening and interpersonal skills. Dependability: Meets commitments, works independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, stays focused under pressure, meets attendance/punctuality requirements. Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems. Productivity: Manages a fair workload, volunteers for additional work, prioritizes tasks, develops good work procedures, manages time well, and handles information flow. Requirements Success Requirements: Doctor of Optometry, licensed by the Ohio Board of Optometry. Two years experience working with indigent populations and community based programs preferred. Experience in pediatrics/vision therapy preferred. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to gain knowledge of current practice management system, electronic medical record, Microsoft Word, Internet, and Intranet. Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work effectively and independently with all levels of clinical and administrative staff within the health centers and with community leaders. Strong leadership qualities leadership experience. Demonstrated program development and implementation skills. Ability to represent the organization effectively in a variety of settings and with diverse communities. Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures. Company Benefits and Perks: We embrace an inclusive culture and encourage everyone at Primary Health Solutions to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of family-friendly benefits available to all of our employees: Retirement Plan with 3% Employer Contribution Employer Paid Life Insurance Plan Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution Generous Paid Time Off Corporate Discounts Wellness Program Success Coach SmartDollar *HRSA Loan Repayment Eligible* Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

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Hamilton, OH
45011 USA

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