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- A great benefits package that includes healthcare coverage, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, and more.
- Competitive compensation with advancement opportunities and tuition / training reimbursement.
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Provide outpatient comprehensive optometric primary care service including: preventative and health maintenance services, acute and chronic care, clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment as well as primary optometric care consultation services.
Primary Responsibilities and Specific Duties:
- Complete all duties, responsibilities, and competencies in a manner that is appropriate to the age groups to whom care/services are being provided.
- Assist in the review of primary care protocols and patient education materials in collaboration with Leader and/or CMO.
- Provide necessary information and signatures for participation in reimbursement arrangements such as Medicare, Medicaid, and other plans.
- Review incoming reports (labs, images, etc.) sign-off, and follow up per guidelines.
- Maintain up to date knowledge of coding and billing requirements. Provide accurate coding in formation in EHR that corresponds to care given and documented progress notes.
- Rotate to other CHC centers as needed to provide coverage.
- Act as a resource for medical support staff. Provide support and encouragement to clinical staff and center Leader.
- Doctorate of Optometry from an accredited university
- Three to five years of experience preferred
- Active Florida License required
- DEA license (optional)
- Certified in prescribing oral medications required
- BLS certification required
- This position requires a high degree of responsibility, excellent interpersonal skills, organizational ability, problem-solving skills, and written and oral communication skills. This position also requires a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and manual dexterity.
- Ability to quickly identify problems as well as their most effective treatments.
- Skilled in addressing patient care needs in a compassionate and empathetic manner.
- Skilled in working in a collaborative, team-based practice.
- Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional and courteous environment.
- Adept at managing reasonable patient expectations and complaints.
- Some knowledge of accreditation standards (AAAHC, HRSA) preferred.
- Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Internet, eClinical Works related software, and online resources).
- Logical, methodical approach to work and capable of meticulous record-keeping.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Commitment and ability to keep up to date with scientific and technological developments/literature.
- Able to work flexible hours as assigned.
- Able to work at other CHC locations as assigned.