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Optometrist- FQHC-LA (Physician )

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Ophthalmology opening in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Recruiting in partnership with Valley Health Partners , who is a committed partner of Lehigh Valley Health Network Optometrist Opportunity with a NPO recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center-Look Alike (FQHC-LA) in Allentown PA This position will be responsible for the care, direction, and progression of patient care in the area of general Optometry in the outpatient setting of VHP. Responsible for offering high quality eye and vision care with thorough examination and comprehensive treatments. Conducts eye exams using optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretation. Diagnoses and treats ocular disease. Prescribes, fits, and adjusts eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids. Directs staff and assists in the development of the overall practice. Opportunity Highlights:

  • An FQHC-LA does not turn patients away based on their ability to pay and removes financial barriers for receiving care. FQHC-LAs provide whole-person care, creating opportunities for the health center to go beyond the traditional four walls of medicine to address barriers that often are the root cause of poor health.
  • VHP being a nonprofit organization - participation in National Health Service Corps and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs.
  • The practice will be a new renovated site with all new state of the art equipment to provide both Optometry and Ophthalmology services.
  • Practices core values of Respect, Compassion, Excellence, and Connectedness
  • 100% outpatient office setting working Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
  • Partnering with the people of our community to achieve health and wellness through the delivery of extraordinary care that is compassionate, accessible, and affordable in a family-centered and culturally sensitive environment. Job Qualifications:
    • A network Champion for the underserved with a passion for Optometry
    • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
    • A Current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
    • New Grads will be considered
    • J-1 Sponsorship available
    • Bilingual is preferred (Spanish or Arabic, specifically) EOE For immediate consideration please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response. Christine Sheahan Provider Sourcing Specialist Click Here to Apply Click Here to Apply

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown , Optometrist- FQHC-LA (Physician ), Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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