Optometrist - One Day A Week, One Extraordinary Experience
Wexford Health Sources
Location: Pontiac, Illinois
Type: Per Diem
Guaranteed hourly rate, even for no shows, company paid medical malpractice.
Internal Number: 17222
One day a week can make a significant change. The Pontiac Correctional Center, Pontiac, IL is looking for an Optometrist to provide exceptional care. You will restore dignity, address any discomfort, and give someone hope. A great deal of autonomy, flexible schedule, and guaranteed extra income.
POSITION: Optometrist HOURS: 8 hours/week PRN Flexible FACILITY: Pontiac Correctional Center Medical Unit LOCATION: Pontiac, IL ________________________________________________
8 hours part time or PRN/flexible hours
Competitive, guaranteed hourly pay
Unique opportunity to practice in ways you never expected
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest correctional health care providers. Over the past 30 years, our team of dedicated clinical professionals has helped literally millions of justice-involved patients receive life-changing medical and mental health services.
For three decades, Wexford Health has served the Dept of Corrections as Illinois exclusive medical partner.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
The Optometrist is responsible for examining eyes, administering sight tests, giving advice on visual problems and prescribing and fitting glasses or contact lenses. The proper candidate will also work effectively with patients, medical and nursing staff, security staff at all levels, administrative and support staff and consulting physicians.
ICENSING: Must have a current state Optometry license.
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.
EDUCATION: Minimum three (3) years practicing optometry.
Skilled in recognizing the symptoms of shock and fainting.
Must be prepared to provide necessary aid and directed during procedures.
Since 1992, Wexford Health has focused on nothing but correctional health care. We know this industry and its challenges, along with innovative ways to operate successful clinical programs. And with the same majority owners for three decades—plus an experienced executive team with an average tenure of 15 years at the company—we are exceptionally stable, both operationally and financially.
Yet stable does not mean stagnant. Our technology, programming, political acumen, and cultural awareness are at the industry forefront, helping to define today’s correctional health care environment. We match this with superior clinical quality—demonstrated by the fact that Wexford Health has one of the lowest litigation rates in the industry.
If you are looking for a health care partner to provide an optimal blend of time-proven protocols and innovative programming; to deliver economies of scale without sacrificing personalized service; and to offer both stability and flexibility —Wexford Health is your correctional health care team.
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