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Optometrist

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola

  • As part of Ascension - the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system - Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is a 566-bed facility that offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically, and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
  • Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach, Panama City, and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart - Northwest Florida's only children's hospital - and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida.
  • In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region's only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.
  • Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a full-service diagnostic centers, women's health and maternity services, the Studer Family Children's Hospital, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.

About Pensacola

  • Home to pristine white beaches and the iconic emerald waters of the Gulf Coast (consistently voted one of the top beaches in the country)
  • Pensacola boasts a rich history including: pre-Civil War forts, archaeological sites, the title of America's first settlement, and is home to the US Navy's flight demonstration squadron - The Blue Angels.
  • Cost of living below the national average
  • The perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center, Pensacola's temperate and climate offer a friendly community and an unparalleled quality of life.
  • Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the region's greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area.

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Provide primary vision care ranging from sight testing and correction to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of vision changes.

  • Examine eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or

color blindness.

  • Analyze test results and develop a treatment plan.
  • As appropriate, prescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses, vision therapy and low-vision rehabilitation.
  • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
  • Recommend, participate in, and work to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Optometrist preferred.

Education:

  • One of the following required:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
  • Doctor of Optometry (OD)
  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Visa Eligibility

None

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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