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Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Optometrist - ** Sign-On Bonus, Relocation Assistance, and Student Debt Repayment Assistance Available! **Summary of PositionMission-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. Education:

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) Degree Professional Licensure:
    • Current valid/unrestricted NC Optometry License (Required) Starting Pay - $200K+ Sign-On Bonus, Relocation Assistance, and Student Debt Forgiveness through HRSA are available for this position!Key Responsibilities:
      • 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.Benefits:--- Monday - Friday 8a-5p--- Weekends, evenings, and holidays off--- 10 paid holidays per year--- Paid Time Off (Take time when you need it!)--- Excellent Insurance--- So much more! Kintegra Health Core Requirements1. Patient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patient2. Build not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the person3. Integrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customers4. Cooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job description5. Culturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. PI217072853

Keywords: Kintegra Health, Gastonia , Optometrist, Other , Gastonia, North Carolina

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