Optometrist (Clinical)

Civilian Corps Fort Stewart , GA 31315

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

This position is located at Winn Army Community Hospital, Hiinesville, Fort Stewart GA.

This is an employed civilian Optometrist (Clinical) position that affords job security, a competitive base salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, 2 weeks paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, CME opportunities, and a first-class health and retirement benefit package. We are seeking ordinary people with extraordinary hearts to care for our men and women in uniform, their families and veterans.

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Winn Army Community Hospital is a 112-bed community hospital which will feature a new Women's Health and Mammography Center. Our healthcare team provides primary and specialty care for a patient population of over 70,000. As a civilian family practice physician you will play an integral role in providing exceptional healthcare to the Soldiers and Families in our great Army and the 3rd Infantry Division.

Key supporting specialties at Winn include OB/Gyn, general and orthopedic surgery, EENT, Psychiatry, Dermatology, and Urology. Enjoy the benefits of a full inpatient and outpatient EMR with digital radiography.

Located in Coastal Georgia you can enjoy good schools, new industry and community growth, and exceptional coastal recreation and golf in the local area. The Hinesville/Savannah, Georgia area is located less than 30 minutes from the beach. We enjoy a low cost of living and a vibrant Savannah night life with great restaurants. Multiple top notch universities are in the area including Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Many of our physicians enjoy living in the upscale suburbs of Savannah including Richmond Hill, Pooler, and Hinesville, and many of these locations include direct deep water access. These are quintessential small town communities with close access to the city of Savannah.

Links: https://winn.amedd.army.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx

http://www.cityofhinesville.org/

https://home.army.mil/stewart/index.php

Responsibilities

As a Optometrist (Clinical) you will:

  • Provide diagnosis, management, and treatment of all patients that are within the scope of optometric practice and credentials

  • Treat pathology and injuries of the eye and adnexa using therapeutic drugs

  • Perform advanced optometric procedures in the detection and treatment of unusual visual deficiencies (i.e., cycloplegic and manifest refraction, biomicroscopy, direct and binocular indirect opthalmoscopy)

  • Monitor the maintenance of ophthalmic equipment and instruments

  • Perform oversight of the optometry staff

  • Provide eye and vision consultative services to patients and medical staff

Qualifications

US Citizenship required

Applicants must have received a passing score on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NEBO) examinations and possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice optometry in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

One year of specialized experience as an optometrist


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Optometrist (Clinical)

Civilian Corps