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Providence Optometrist in Canyon Country, California

Description:

Providence is calling an Optometrist (Per diem/Variable shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Canyon Country, CA.

We are seeking an Optometrist who will provide a broad gamut of eye health and vision services within the scope of the Optical Department.

In this position you will:

  • Perform job functions timely and efficiently

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline.

  • Perform comprehensive eye health and vision examinations.

  • Provide diagnoses and treatment of eye diseases and vision disorders.

  • Prescribe glasses and contact lenses.

  • Prescribe vision rehabilitation and vision therapy.

  • Counsel patients regarding their surgical alternatives and vision needs as related to their occupations, avocations and lifestyles.

  • Meet the Department quality of care standard in the performance of all essential job functions.

  • Provide complete and accurate documentation in the patient medical report.

  • Maintain patient flow.

  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care.

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws.

  • Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.

  • Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment.

  • The customer service standards of the organization are reflected in daily work habits.

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Achieve patient satisfaction, demonstrating the customer service standards of the organization.

  • Adhere to established policies contained in the Personnel and Optometry Department manuals.

  • Physician and fellow staff members are treated courteously.

  • Respond to requests from other departments in a timely, positive and friendly manner.

  • Provide open communication with patients, promoting patient education and wellness.

  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions, take appropriate action and follow tasks through to completion.

  • Recognize and analyze the implications of new situations and develops workable solutions to maintain productivity.

  • Respond cooperatively to Supervisors, Managers and Staff Members, promoting teamwork.

  • Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice

  • Follow proper safety precautions.

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Demonstrate proper use of protective equipment.

  • Use proper body mechanics when assisting patients, moving equipment, etc.

  • Dispose of used products in the appropriate manner.

  • Maintain appropriate licensure/certifications

  • Demonstrate behaviors which are consistent with the Code of Conduct and aligned with the organization's mission, vision and shared values.

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Report promptly any suspected or potential violations to laws, regulations, procedures, policies and practices, and cooperates in investigations.

  • Conduct all transactions in compliance with all company policies, procedures, standards and practices.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of all applicable compliance and legal requirements of the job based on the scope of practice of the position.

  • Ensure that appearance and personal conduct are professional at all times.

  • Performance Criteria:

  • Excellent attendance record.

  • Wear appropriate clothing for job functions.

  • Work at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with staff and physician offices.

  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.

  • Maintain organizational and patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Doctor of Optometry program, obtaining and O.D. degree from an accredited school or college of Optometry.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, physiology or other health science related field.

  • Current license to practice optometry in the State of California

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years of experience working as an Optometrist.

About the organization you will serve:

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, San Gabriel and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Optician

Location: California-Canyon Country

Req ID: 275179

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