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Optometrist, Fort Gratiot

Company: Henry Ford Health System
Location: Fort Gratiot
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY

Works collaboratively with the General Manager and Optometrist in Charge to ensure each patient receives the best possible care, and the office achieves productivity and performance goals. Works collaboratively with the Department of Ophthalmology to ensure the seamless delivery of eye care to all patients. Supports professional staffing and office coverage needs and ancillary staff training.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Primary eye care

+ Ocular health evaluation

+ Eye glass prescriptions

+ Contact lens prescriptions and care

+ Management of eye disease

+ Work with General Manager and Director of Clinical Services to maintain proper professional staffing and coverage within the clinic.

+ Professional growth and compliance with continuing education requirements to maintain licensure

+ Support ancillary staff training programs

+ Support practice building programs.

+ Develop and support new relationships with Henry Ford Medical Centers, ERs, and other system entities.

+ Develop and support new relationships with non-Henry Ford entities if possible including pharmacies, nursing homes, etc.

+ Maintain existing relationships with key individuals.

+ Attend regularly scheduled office and staff meetings

+ Act as a role model for other staff

+ Embrace best practices to ensure that we are providing the highest possible level of professional care.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

+ Successful completion of the program from a school of optometry.

+ Previous direct patient care experience.

+ Experience in primary care optometry, preferred

+ Licensure as an Optometrist in the State of Michigan required.

+ Must be T.P.A./D.P.A. certified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

+ Works in a retail optical environment.

+ Requires evening and weekend hours.

Overview

Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's

major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

Benefits

Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Keywords: Henry Ford Health System, Sterling Heights , Optometrist, Fort Gratiot, Other , Fort Gratiot, Michigan

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