Optometrist

Camden, NJ, USA

Job Type

Full Time

Position Summary

We are looking for an Optometrist to perform eye tests and provide excellent eye care to our patients. Optometrist responsibilities include analyzing vision tests, identifying sight problems and prescribing corrective lenses and eyeglasses. To be successful in this role, you should have attention to detail and be able to treat all kinds of patients with kindness and discretion, from young children to the elderly. Note that to be considered for this position, you need to be a licensed Optometrist. Ultimately, you will ensure the accurate diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and injuries.

Responsibilities

Perform comprehensive eye and vision tests
Diagnose defects of the eye, such as myopia, astigmatism and glaucoma
Provide personalized temporary and permanent solutions to sight issues based on each patient’s specific case and medical history
Prescribe medications, eyeglasses and contact lenses
Advise patients on proper eye care techniques
Keep updated and accurate medical records for all patients
Book next appointments in cases where re-examination is required
Train patients on how to use and maintain their contact lenses
Refer eye doctors and ophthalmologists when patients need to undergo a surgery or in cases of severe eye injuries

Certifications and Licensures

Active State of New Jersey RN and Advanced Practice Nurse License.
Active State of New Jersey CDS and DEA License to prescribe and maintain controlled substances
Certification by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
Active BLS certification.

Education and Experience

Master’ Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
Maintaining continuing educational requirements as required for licensure and skills maintenance
2-4 Years’ experience at APN level in outpatient medical center or long term care setting.

A competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is offered, which includes: Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(B) Pension.

CAMcare Health Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us

CAMcare Health Corporation is a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) that has been a trusted name in providing top quality healthcare services to Camden and Gloucester Counties since 1978. We offer seven convenient locations to provide easier access to the care you need. Patients come to CAMcare because they will be treated with great care and compassion by our concerned, highly qualified medical team.