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Careers at AdvantageCare Physicians: At AdvantageCare Physicians, our providers and care teams reflect our commitment to population health. Improving the health of our patients is our goal; keeping our patients healthy is our commitment. Using our state-of-the-art electronic medical record (EMR) system, our providers, care teams, and practice administration staff work together to deliver high-quality, comprehensive and convenient care to our patients.

Optometrist - Cambria Heights, Queens

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AdvantageCare Physicians is the largest physician led outpatient medical office in the New York Metropolitan Area.  With 36 medical offices in the Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, we aspire to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve.  This vision is accomplished through focusing our care on the needs of our patients as we partner with them in the pursuit of better health.  Each and every day, our actions should be guided by these principles as we interact with our patients, each other and our communities.  The values that drive the AdvantageCare Physicians culture include a caring attitude, quality focus, collaboration, excellence and good citizenship.  By integrating these behaviors into our day-to-day operations, we can deliver the highest quality healthcare while also creating positive patient experiences.


Job Summary:

 

We are seeking an Optometry trained physician to join us in pursuit of high quality patient care to provide Optometry services including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance. 

 
The ideal candidate: 
  • One to three years of optometry clinical experience in an outpatient setting.
  • Working knowledge of pharmacology and evidence-based treatments for eye conditions and diseases.
  • Excellent understanding of Healthcare Effectiveness Data & Information System (HEDIS) quality measures related to Ophthalmology.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making with a high degree of accountability.
  • Demonstrate competency in diagnosis and treatment to assure high standards of patient care and safety are maintained.
  • Patient-centered approach toward a positive patient experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Interest in Population Health Management. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Diagnose and treat a wide variety of eye disorders and formulate ongoing treatment and disease management plans.
  • Non-invasively treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system.
  • Provide care for patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, including pre- and post- operative care.
  • Diagnose problems or impairments and prescribe corrective lenses.      
  • May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.
  • Prescribe therapeutic measures to correct or conserve vision such as vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Refer patients to ophthalmologists as needed.
  • Review patient histories and perform physical examinations.  Evaluate, diagnose and provide appropriate treatment and patient care. 
  • Recommend suitable management for the patient, including but not limited to, preventive health recommendations and habits.
  • Provide relationship-centered care, taking into account the patient’s psychosocial and physical needs.
  • Collect and record patient information, such as medical histories, reports and examination results.  Maintain complete and accurate medical records.
  • Communicate effectively with the clinical team to ensure total delivery of quality care.
  • Participate in medical staff educational programs and meetings.


Qualifications: 
  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Must hold Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents (DPA) and Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) certifications
  • Seeking both experienced – 2 years or above and newly trained providers
  • Must pass National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) exam
  • Must possess current, unrestricted New York State license or be eligible for licensure
  • Must possess active Medicare/Medicaid Enrollment or be eligible to enroll
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) strongly preferred
  • Must possess strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Comfortable with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system and Microsoft Office 

Medical Office Hours of Operation: 

  • Monday-Wednesday    8:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Thursday                      8:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Friday                           8:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday                       8:00AM – 1:00PM 

Competitive Benefit Package: 

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) Reimbursement
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
 

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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