This position includes an excellent Benefits Package: *Competitive Salary *$45,000 Sign-on Bonus (Gross up for tax purposes). *401K with 6% matching *$5,000 Relocation Incentive *Medical, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Term-Life, Supplemental Life, FSA, EAP *$3,500 Annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance with 40 hours of PTO to attend CME Sessions. *FTCA (Federal Tort Claims Act) Malpractice Coverage *Personal & Sick Leave Accrual *9 PTO Federal Holidays with 2 PTO Floating Holidays *Loan Repayment Options (NHSC LRP, I.H.S. LRP and AZ State Loan Repayment Program) *1-4% Merit Increase based on Employee’s Annual Performance, and *FDIHB offers 1 to 4-bedroom homes.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: CHIEF001378
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (OUF)
SALARY RANGE: Dependent on Experience (DOE)
***APPLICANT MUST HAVE A VALID UNRESTRICTED INSURABLE DRIVERS LICENSE***
***RESUME AND REFERENCES ARE REQUIRED***
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides supervision and instruction to staff in administrative, technical and professional matters.
Works under the administrative supervision of the Director of Medical Services. Clinical work is performed with considerable professional independence.
Provides daily leadership reflecting the adopted mission and core values of the organization.
Assumes responsibility for interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Establishes or approves overall work schedule and determines individual or work group assignments.
Develops and implements plans/programsfor improvement expansion and/or contraction of patient care services to meet changing patient care needs or staffing levels.
Develops care program for Tséhootsooí Medical Center and Nahata’Dziil Health Center.
Conducts full scope optometric evaluations, diagnoses and prescribes appropriate optometric treatments.
Conducts specialty optometry procedures such as refraction, pediatric exams, geriatric exams, ocular surface disease, glaucoma management, low vision evaluation and therapy, and in-office removal of foreign bodies, commensurate with documented training and experience.
Provides eye pathology consultation services; and provides eye pathology treatment consistent with experience and granted privileges.
Conducts school, pre-school, diabetic, hypertensive, and/or other appropriate specialty screenings.
Attending continuing education courses to keep informed of new technology and advances in the optical industry.
Acts as Tséhootsooí Medical Center Eye Safety Consultant.
Acts as principal liaison between optometry staff, clinic coordinator and FDIHB Medical Staff, regarding medical matters and policies. Attends mandatory Navajo Area Optometric meetings continually.
Conducts eye related statistical analysis and research.
Conducts educational programs for patients, staff, and others.
Adhere to FDIHB Medical Staff Bylaws, Personnel Policies and Procedures, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS
Four (4) years of direct work experience in a clinical setting.
Doctor of Optometry (OD) Degree from a school accredited by the Accreditation Council of Optometric Education (ACOE).
Active unrestricted State Licensure from any U.S. State or Territory.
Amidst evolving complexities of healthcare Fort Defiance Indian Hospital Board, Inc. (FDIHB) remains committed to the delivery of quality healthcare and accessibility in northeastern Arizona. As we continue to bring inspired physicians to the diverse cultures of the American southwest where icons such as the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley characterize the high-desert plateaus, FDIHB's core value of a work-life-balance defines rural healthcare systems of the future. We look forward to the opportunity to review your qualifications at www.fdihb.org!
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