AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

  • Optometrist

    ID
    2018-5334
    Office Name
    Empire
    Type
    Full Time
    City
    Brooklyn
    Union / Non-Union
    Non-Union
    Primary Location
    US-NY-Brooklyn
    Daily Schedule
    Mon - Fri 8a-4:30p
    Dept/Spec
    Optometry [72037]
  • Overview

     

    AdvantageCare Physicians is the largest physician led outpatient medical office in the New York Metropolitan Area. With 36 medical offices in the Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, we aspire to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. This vision is accomplished through focusing our care on the needs of our patients as we partner with them in the pursuit of better health. Each and every day, our actions should be guided by these principles as we interact with our patients, each other and our communities. The values that drive the AdvantageCare Physicians culture include a caring attitude, quality focus, collaboration, excellence and good citizenship. By integrating these behaviors into our day-to-day operations, we can deliver the highest quality healthcare while also creating positive patient experiences.


     

    Job Summary

     

    We are seeking an Optometrist to join us in pursuit of high quality patient care.

     

    The ideal candidate should have:

     

    • 1-3 years clinical experience in an outpatient setting
    • Patient-centered approach toward a positive patient experience
    • Interest in Population Health
    • Must hold DPA and TPA Certifications and have successfully completed all parts of the NBEO examination Ability to exercise independent judgment, relative decision making with a high degree of accountability required
    • Working knowledge of pharmacology and evidence-based treatments for eye conditions and diseases required
    • Excellent understanding of HEDIS quality measures related to Ophthalmology required
    • Outstanding interpersonal and problem resolution skills required

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Diagnoses and treats a wide variety of eye disorders
    • Non-invasively treats conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system Provides patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, with pre- and post-operative care.      
    • Diagnoses problems or impairments, prescribes corrective lenses
    • Performs refractions and prescribes, fits and adjusts eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids
    • May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions
    • Prescribes therapeutic measures to correct or conserve vision such as vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation. 
    • Educate patients about their condition and the treatment plan
    • Maintains patient record
    • Refers patient to Ophthalmologist as needed

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

     

     

    • Completion of Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from an accredited Optometry school required
    • Successful completion of all parts of the NBEO examination required
    • Fulfill appropriate ongoing CME requirements required

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