Psychiatrist - Winter Garden

CHC follows the CMS requirements which requires all team members to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination.

A career at Community Health Centers offers a unique opportunity to join a team that makes a real impact in our community every day, by improving individuals' health while enhancing their quality of life.

Top Reasons to Work at Community Health Centers

    • No weekends for the majority of our centers, 10 Paid Holidays and early Fridays
    • 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.
    • Awarded “Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation” in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
    • Awarded “Top 100 Workplaces for Growing Families” by Orlando Sentinel.
    • Modernized and attractive health centers, that patients love.

Job Summary:

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:

  • Adhere to current disease management protocols, and key clinical pathways, and use them to improve clinical performance.
  • Participate in Collaboratives and health care programs of federal and state governments approved by the Executive Team. Work with QI to ensure compliance with clinical measures.
  • Complete required documentation and assigned tasks on time (jelly-beans, EHR processes, telephone encounters, locking charts, payroll sheets, etc.).
  • Understand the requirements of CHC's Exposure Control Plan. Assure compliance with this plan by support team members assigned to assist you. Personally utilize universal precautions when practicing in the clinical setting.
  • Facilitate needed referrals, including social services for patients requiring services not offered at CHC in coordination with referral services representatives and care team nurses.
  • Precept students as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Provide off-hours and Saturday clinic coverage as assigned by Leader and/or CMO.
  • Report as needed to Leader and/or CMO any pertinent information or situations that impact on patient care or CHC liability.
  • Attend and participate in mandatory CHC meetings (center specific quarterly meetings, corporate meetings, and other meetings designated by Leader).
  • Complete all required training courses on time and maintain proper certification.
  • Participate in Peer Review and Quality Assurance activities as requested.
  • Respond to requests and provide feedback for clinical support staff or center leader evaluations.
  • Make recommendations to Leadership regarding the purchase of clinical supplies, instruments, equipment, and repair and/or maintenance of these.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop best practices associated with specific disease states and expand approaches to patient care.
  • Maintain proper and professional appearance at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Leader and/or CMO.



  • 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

Other requirements:

  • 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.