• Optometrist

    Job Locations US-NV-Nellis AFB
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/26/2018 8:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2445
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is seeking an Optometrist to support the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, in Las Vegas, NV. Please apply online today to learn more about this great opportunity!

     

    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40+ states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Normal schedule is Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm, with a one hour lunch (40 hours/week)
    No Holidays/No Weekends
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:

     

    • Examination, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures, as well as diagnosis of related systemic conditions utilizing refractive, pharmaceutical, and rehabilitative (low vision, contact lens, and binocular vision) procedures.
    • Utilization and prescription of pharmaceutical agents for the examination of the eye and adnexa as well as treatment and management of vision disorders, diseases, and conditions of the eye and adnexa.
    • Utilization and prescription of ophthalmic and other rehabilitative prosthetic devices (including spectacles, ballistic protective/gas mask inserts, contact lenses, low vision devices, etc.) and training in their use..
    • Provide pre and post-operative care of corneal refractive surgery patients.
    • Ordering of diagnostic laboratory studies (including preparation of specimens for cultures, sensitivity testing, smear and histological analysis, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, serology/ immunology, nuclear medicine, urinalysis, etc.); ordering of diagnostic imaging angiography; radiology of the eye, orbit, head, neck, chest including X-ray, CT, MRI, MRA with and without contrast; etc.).
    • Consultations with attending physicians and others, when requested, to augment the care of patients; referral to appropriate health care providers of patients with medical, surgical, psychiatric, and rehabilitative conditions; health education and sight conservation programs to inform patients of potential ocular complications of disease processes and to prevent loss of sight or reduced visual performance as a result of safety hazards or environmental influences; emergency care not within scope of other approved privileges to prevent imminent vision loss.
    • Performs clinical procedures to include refractive status determination; binocular vision status determination; ocular and adnexal health evaluation; external, anterior segment, and fundus photography with interpretation; ocular diagnostic imaging (ultrasonographic and laser) measurement with interpretation; epilation of lashes; expression of adnexal glands; examination, testing, dilation and irrigation of the lacrimal apparatus; insertion of temporary and permanent punctual plugs; removal of non-perforating foreign bodies from the eye and adnexa; uncomplicated repair of non-perforating ocular and adnexal lacerations; suture removal from the eye or adnexae; corneal debridement and intrastromal repair of recurrent epithelial erosions; corneal scraping for culturing.
    • Consultations with Flight Medicine physicians to augment care of aircrew and special duty personnel. Performs, documents and interprets specialized vision tests described in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
    • Applicant should expect roles in coordinating Aerospace Optometry care for AF aviation career fields, administrative duties to assist developing our airmen in their career field progression and also providing clinical guidance/education of students in the Physician Assistant Intern Program.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Doctor of Optometry from an ACOE accredited program
    • Active/Unrestricted Optometry license from any state
    • Minimum 2 years experience
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check

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