Optometrist

Ina, Illinois   |     Regular Part Time    |     Job ID:18803

SUMMARY

Wexford Health

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POSITION: Optometrist 
HOURS: One day/week
FACILITY: Big Muddy River Correctional Center Medical Unit
LOCATION: Ina, IL
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A great doctor is hard to find and just as hard to forget. Make an unforgettable impact on the lives of many. Community healthcare at Taylorville.

  • Autonomy
  • Excellent pay
  • Unique opportunity to practice in ways you never expected
  • No overhead
  • Medical malpractice insurance is paid by the company
  • Flexible schedule

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Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers. Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.

 

For three decades, Wexford Health has served the Dept of Corrections as Illinois exclusive medical partner.

 

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Optometrist is responsible for examining eyes, administering sight tests, giving advice on visual problems and prescribing and fitting glasses or contact lenses. The proper candidate will also work effectively with patients, medical and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative and support staff and consulting physicians.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Examines the eyes of patients of all ages to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality and defects in vision.
  2. Checks for signs and symptoms of general health conditions.
  3. Communicates with patients to get detailed case histories.
  4. Uses specialist electronic equipment for diagnosis and testing.
  5. Writes prescriptions for glasses, contact lenses and other optical appliances.
  6. Other duties as required and/or assigned.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

 

LICENSING: Must have a current state Optometry license.

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.

EDUCATION: Minimum three (3) years practicing optometry.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting.
  • Must be prepared to provide necessary aid and directed during procedures.

EOE/M/F/D/V

POSITION: Optometrist 
HOURS: One day/month
FACILITY: Big Muddy Correctional Center Medical Unit
LOCATION: Ina, IL
________________________________________________
 

  • Excellent pay
  • Unique opportunity to practice in ways you never expected
  • No overhead
  • Medical malpractice insurance is paid by the company
  • Flexible schedule

_____________________________________________________

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers. Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.

 

For three decades, Wexford Health has served the Dept of Corrections as Illinois exclusive medical partner.

 

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Optometrist is responsible for examining eyes, administering sight tests, giving advice on visual problems and prescribing and fitting glasses or contact lenses. The proper candidate will also work effectively with patients, medical and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative and support staff and consulting physicians.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Examines the eyes of patients of all ages to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality and defects in vision.
  2. Checks for signs and symptoms of general health conditions.
  3. Communicates with patients to get detailed case histories.
  4. Uses specialist electronic equipment for diagnosis and testing.
  5. Writes prescriptions for glasses, contact lenses and other optical appliances.
  6. Other duties as required and/or assigned.

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

 

LICENSING: Must have a current state Optometry license.

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.

EDUCATION: Minimum three (3) years practicing optometry.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting.
  • Must be prepared to provide necessary aid and directed during procedures.

EOE/M/F/D/V

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