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Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

FAR Group is a global defense solution provider based in Virginia, working with the U.S. government and its allies to deliver comprehensive solutions with a focus on effectiveness and security. -
Through all the strategic business units, FAR Group delivers defense solutions and provides professional services, construction & infrastructure, and security & military products & services. -Job title: - - Optometrist -Location: - - Pinon, AZ - -Job Overview:FAR Group is currently seeking for an outpatient Optometrist in the delivery of patient care to the Indian Health Service. - -Work Schedule:Tour of Duty: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Wednesday; and Fridays. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Thursday, Thirty-six (36) hours per week. Overtime hours after 5:00 pm; Candidate may be subject to working longer hours if patient load demands are present in the Optometry Department.Duties: The Candidate shall provide professional medical services or direct patient care services. Appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the standards of care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of Service Unit's Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations, including attendance at department and medical staff meetings.The Candidate shall independently provide direct eye care services to patients in a responsible, respectful and caring manner.

Professional duties include diagnosis of visual and ocular problems through external and internal physical examination of the eye and adnexa; detection of neuromuscular impairment or anomalies of binocular function, treatment of visual disorders through prescription of corrective lenses and pharmacological means.Treats unusual and/or complex visual and ocular disorders through the application of advanced optometric techniques.Utilizes laboratory and radiology services to evaluate ophthalmic and related systemic conditions.Uses all forms of topical and ophthalmic therapeutic medications, including oral therapeutic medications to manage pathology and trauma.Performs minor surgical procedures including, but not limited to, anterior segment foreign body removal, corneal debridement and suture removal.Provides emergency eye care services on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic trauma and pathology consistent with hospital clinical privileges.Receives referrals from other health care professionals within the health center for specialty consultation and management of ocular disease and coordinates medical eye care with other physicians as appropriate.Direct optometric technicians to assist in the clinical examination as appropriate.Provide appropriate documentation on rendered patient care utilizing the electronic health record (EHR) system. The Candidate is responsible for utilizing the EHR system to obtain, dictate, electronically enter and assure preparation of appropriate medical records for all patients seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data needed to provide comprehensive medical care. Clinical data reports shall be completed in a timely manner and shall be maintained in compliance with Joint Commission (JC) standards.Will consult with Service Unit Optometrists as necessary for guidance on Service Unit treatment, referral protocols and/or complex cases.Assists the Chief of Optometry in other administrative duties as assigned.Communicate with Pinon Health Center Health System Administrator & Chief Medical Officer when appropriate.The Candidate shall be familiar with the cultural, social, political, geographic, demographic, economic, and epidemiological characteristic of the patients and the communities served.Work Flexibility. The Candidate shall rotate into other duty sections as needed to support patient care. -General Requirements:
The Candidate shall provide three current letters of reference from other health care providers familiar with the Candidate's clinical practice skills within the same discipline.One letter must be from the Chief of Staff/Medical Director or Immediate Supervisor at the hospital in which the Candidate either holds or last held staff privileges. If the Candidate has just completed a residency program, one of the letters shall be from the program director or service chief. - - - - -Certifications and Licenses:Training/Experience. The Candidate shall have completed an accredited Optometry Residency Program with a minimum of six months experience in the specialty. There must be no lapse of services of no more than six (6) months prior to beginning tour of duty with Chinle Service Unit - Pinon Health Center. -Certification/License/Registration. The Candidate shall be board-eligible or board-certified with the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and shall possess a current, valid, unrestricted license in any state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States, If the Candidate is asked to perform outside the normal training parameters of his/her specialty, then the Candidate shall provide certification of hospital privileges.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License.The Candidate shall maintain a valid and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS) certifications and are mandatory.Motor Vehicle Operator's License. If required by the position, the Candidate shall possess a valid state driver's license.Health Requirements/Conditions of Employment: Medical Evaluation. The Candidate shall provide a fitness for duty certificate issued by a licensed physician to perform the proposed job. -Immunization: The Candidate shall provide documentation as evidence of immunization as required by NAIHS immunization policy for the following:Hepatitis A - Two dose series at zero and six months.Hepatitis B - Three dose series at zero, one, and six months or documented immunity. A signed declination of Hepatitis B vaccination series will be accepted. - - - - - - - - - - -Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) - Two doses or titer documentation. Varicella (chickenpox) - Two doses, titer documentation or history of varicella/shingles. Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap/Td) - one dose of Tdap, then tetanus (Td) booster every 10 years thereafter.Meningococcal - Two vaccines (MenACWY and MenB) recommended for microbiologists routinely exposed to N. meningitidis. -Language Requirements and Cultural Awareness. The candidate shall read, understand, speak, and write English to effectively communicate with patients and other health care workers, and shall be respectful of the local, American Indian and Alaska Native culture. -Powered by JazzHR

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