Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry
Internal Number: 15756296
The UNM Health System Eye Care team is committed to providing excellent clinical care with the best patient experience possible. We are looking for a motivated Optometrist who is interested in joining our team to help care for patients in our local and state wide community.
The clinics are located near and in UNM Hospital with services offered in a wide range of ocular diseases and medical eye care that includes various specialties. Working together with other primary, specialty, and surgical care teams, our medically-based collaborative practice focuses on providing patient-centered, community-service based quality and compassionate care for all New Mexicans. Our providers are well respected and work with collegial support and readily available resources.
This is an exciting career prospect, which offers many opportunities for development of new skills, growth, collaborative teamwork, learning, and teaching while contributing to our continued commitment towards providing quality care for patients and the community. Residency in ocular disease or equivalent experience is required. NM License required prior to starting position.
Sign on bonus and relocation assistance is available to external candidates.
Optometry accredited school graduate
Residency in ocular disease, hospital based optometry or equivalent experience
Licensed to practice Optometry in State of New Mexico
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Education Requirements - Preferred:
Optometry residency of 1 year completed
Experience Requirements - Preferred:
Skills in low vision management, specialty contact lenses or pediatrics are beneficial
Physical Demands Requirements:
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. May require walking or standing to a significant degree or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or may require working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of materials is negligible.
Tuberculosis testing is completed upon hire and additionally as required
Working Conditions Requirements:
No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentialing
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