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Optician

Requisition Number 19-4142 Job Location Lawton, Oklahoma

We have an opening for a PRN Optometristto work at ouremployer health centerlocated in Lawton, OK!

Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.

Purpose of the Position:

Under the direction of the Site Medical Director and Health Center Manager, the Optometrist is responsible for assuring that all patients receive quality vision care. The Optometrist monitors the effectiveness of the vision Clinic to assure that the highest standard of healthcare is provided at the lowest possible cost.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as the primary day-to-day interface with the Clinic Medical Director and Health Center Manager
  • Assures that the Vision Clinic component is fully operational during Clinic hours and that services are available as scheduled
  • Supervises opticians and other optical staff in cooperation with the Health Center Manager
  • Provides and assures that patients receive appropriate routine eye exams and urgent care, as well as other vision care that is appropriate in the care setting
  • Assures that referrals are made in a timely manner to out of the Clinic specialists or other providers when medically necessary
  • Assures that the patient's treatment is monitored and coordinated
  • Assures that the documentation of care as represented in the medical records meets established standards of quality
  • Acts as a day-to-day resource to physicians and medical Clinic staff regarding vision care issues.
  • Reviews medical utilization data in concert with the Health Center Manager and staff physicians and participates in studies to develop cost benefit information for the primary care vision Clinic
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings and maintains records of such meetings
  • Participate in the recruitment as requested
  • Works cooperatively with the other members of the Clinic management team to assure a smooth vision Clinic operation
  • Assists the Health Center Manager in responding to patient concerns about care issues and works to solve problems and improve patient care
  • Assists in the preparation, investigation, and follow-up of incident reports
  • Develops vision care protocols, policies and procedures to assure compliance with accepted standards of quality
  • Assists in the promotion of the vision/medical Clinic
  • Works collaboratively with Operations, Health Center Manager and the Clinic Medical Director on all patients care issues
  • Prepares monthly reports on Clinic operations
  • Maintains OSHA compliance standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Valid D.O. state license. Board certified or eligible in Optometry
  • Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for healthcare provider
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in a leadership position

If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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