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First Nations Community HealthSource is a local non-profit community based healthcare facility located in SE Albuquerque.  First Nations Community HealthSource is committed to providing a culturally competent, comprehensive health service delivery system integrating traditional values to enhance the physical, spiritual, emotional and mental well being of American Indian/Alaska Native families and other underserved populations residing in Albuquerque and surrounding areas.

We are searching for a talented and qualified Optometrist to join our team in a full or part time capacity. As an Optometrist, you will be expected to use your skills and knowledge to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. Your duties will include conducting eye examinations, prescribing corrective lenses, and determining patients’ visual alertness.

To qualify for this role, you must be state-licensed and possess in-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills.

Optometrist Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough routine eye inspections.
  • Identify patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness and color blindness.
  • Prescribe corrective lenses and medications.
  • Maintain accurate medical files for all patients.
  • Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
  • Identify and assess eye defects and diseases such as diabetes and liver failure.
  • Record all diagnosis and treatment plans including transfers and therapeutic prescriptions.

Optometrist Requirements:

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree.
  • Must possess a state-issued license for O.D. and optometry.
  • A minimum of 2 years ‘experience as an Optometrist.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders and conditions.
  • Customer service oriented with excellent analytical skills.

Full benefits for this position can be found on our website or discussed during interview. 

Job ID: 269452599

First Nations Community Health Source
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