Annual salary is $125k/year for a four day work week. The role is bonus eligible and relocation is provided.
Internal Number: 7501
Alphapointe is a non-profit agency whose mission is to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Alphapointe offers a great working environment that's both challenging and satisfying as well as an array of benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long term disability, PTO, paid holidays and flexible spending options as well as a generous 401(k).
Job Summary Perform optometric services for vision performance specialty practice concentrating on neuro optometry, developmental vision and low vision care. This position is a 4 day per week position.
Provide care in clinic for patients with vision disorders in three general areas:
Developmental disorders related to reading, learning and job-related performance. Primary population is school age individuals.
Disorders resulting from concussion, stroke, neurological disease. Primary population is motor vehicle accidents and job-related trauma.
Visual impairment from disease, trauma and hereditary conditions. Primary population is the aging patient, although all ages are included.
Perform performance tests for binocular, accommodative, oculomotor, visual perceptual, visual-spatial, field of vision, visual-vestibular, visual processing and visual impairment.
Refer out for eye health examinations. This assures we concentrate our time on the areas of our specialty.
Treat with vision therapy, lens/prism therapies, occlusion therapy, low vision devices (optical and digital), occupational therapy.
Present our many specialty services to the health care and school communities as well as to general public.
Attend special events.
Public speaking and presentations at eye care association meetings.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Licensed to practice in Missouri and Kansas.
Five years of experience working as an optometrist OR post graduate residency in one or more areas of the specialty areas listed.
Excellent personal, organizational and time management skills.
Relationships and Partnerships
Position Alphapointe in the local/regional community as a role model for quality care and services.
Develop and maintain positive, effective working relationships with patients, referring providers and vision professionals in the community.
Alphapointe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Alphapointe is a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Alphapointe is one of the largest providers of comprehensive vision rehabilitation services in the nation, serving thousands of children, adults and seniors annually through a variety of programs and services, including the organization’s low vision clinics in Kansas and Missouri.
Alphapointe is also one of the largest employers of people who are blind in the U.S. with nearly 400 employees, more than half of whom are blind or visually impaired, who manufacture over 140 million products annually. In addition to the headquarters in Kansas City, Alphapointe also has a second location in Queens, N.Y. The organization’s business lines include injection and blow molding, office products assembly, light manufacturing, textiles, janitorial products, contact center services and retail stores at military bases in Missouri and Arkansas.
Alphapointe recently completed its most successful year in the organization’s history with revenues approaching $70 million. During the 2021-22 fiscal year, Alphapointe generated nea...rly $1.5 million in insurance and rehabilitation billings, while serving nearly 4,000 clients from around the nation.
A pillar of the Kansas City community since 1911, Alphapointe was named to the Ingram’s magazine “Best Companies to Work For” in 2022, while members of its leadership team have recently been honored by local publications as the “CFO of the Year,” an “Icon of Education,” one of “50 Kansans You Should Know” and as a member of the “Women Who Mean Business” community.
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