Health Care for Life - Jackson, MS

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Therapeutic Optometrist needed in Mississippi! Our client provides service to the geriatric community throughout the southeast. Our Doctors and staff have been specifically trained in geriatric and inpatient eye care and understand the unique needs of the facility and its residents. We are currently seeking a part time Optometrist to travel to skilled nursing facilities throughout our Mississippi market.

This is a lucrative opportunity to complement existing employment.Therapeutic Optometrist - with license in good standing. Basic job function: •Examines eyes to determine nature and degree of vision problems, or eye disease and prescribes corrective lenses or procedures•Performs various tests to determine visual acuity and perception and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities, such as glaucoma•Prescribes eyeglasses and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision•Consults with and refers patients to other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary •May prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state laws permitsHealth Care for Life will provide you with all the necessary equipment and personnel to conduct thorough eye health clinics at our contracted facilities. We offer a competitive payment structure and a well trained /professional staff. We provide: Tech, auto refractor, retinal camera, hand held slit light and offer several training sessions on the equipment, EMR and billing protocols.

  • We schedule an average or 20-28 patients per day•We strongly prefer at least 2 days per week commitment•Travel required with this position; generally within a 60 mile radius

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