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Optometrist

Company: Gardner Health Services
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGardner Health Services is currently recruiting to fill an Optometrist position. This is a permanent 32-hour per week position and is eligible for Gardner's full benefits program including medical, dental and vision coverage. The position is based out of the South County Health Center located at 7526 Monterey Road Gilroy, CA 95020. Currently, this position is assigned a schedule to work 8:30am - 5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The Optometrist provides direct primary eye care and guidance to Gardner patients and/or makes appropriate referrals. The position supervises Optometry Technicians and other support staff. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent experience and ability to provide strong customer service to patients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is important. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Apply now!Minimum Qualifications:The minimum qualifications of this position is listed below. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Doctorate degree from a school of Optometry approved by the state of California.
  • A current California License to practice optometry.
  • Certificate in Ocular Pharmacology issued by the State Board of Optometry.
  • An average of 50 post-graduate hours in Optometric-Medical education in the last 2 years.
  • Membership or fellowship in a minimum of two (2) of the following professional organizations: American Academy of Optometry, American Public Health Association, American Optometric Association, or California Optometric Association
  • Current DEA license number (For Regular Part-time/Full-time Optometrist that work 20+ Hours)*If selected, other documents and certifications may be required as part of the hiring and credentialing process*Compensation:Compensation and level of position placement will be determined based on relevant experience and education.Optometrist: $61.98/Hourly PLEASE SEE ATTACHED FOR THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONCOVID-19 Vaccination RequirementAs an employer in the Healthcare industry in Santa Clara County, Gardner Health Services follows all directives set by the County Health Officer. Click here for the latest directive, which requires all Healthcare employees to be fully vaccinated, unless otherwise exempted. Please review the attached order to determine your suitability, and we are happy to answer any questions you may haveWorking at Gardner Health ServicesEmployees at Gardner Health Services define the meaning of community service. Gardner employees are passionate about helping people in the community of which they are a part. Staff members are deeply valued both by the community in which they serve, their fellow colleagues, and company administration. A strong sense of teamwork, empathy, and dedication exists amongst Gardner staff that truly embodies what health care professionals should be. Gardner Health Services takes tremendous pride in seeing the growth and professional advancement of its employees. Employees enjoy a healthy work/life balance and a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Additionally, job security is excellent and has led to longtime retention of Gardner personnel. Whether you are new to the healthcare industry and looking to get exposure to a possible career in healthcare or a seasoned veteran who wants to make an impact in the community, Gardner Health Care has a position for you.Gardner Health Services offers market competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package for eligible employees, including minimal out-of-pocket expenses for health, dental and vision insurance for an entire family. Also included is 401(K) profit sharing contributions, life insurance, an employee assistance program, annual education reimbursement, and a generous paid time off and holiday leave bank.Who We AreGardner Health Services is a dynamic and progressive company dedicated to providing the best healthcare services with a community-oriented approach. Gardner's mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive medical and mental healthcare, including prevention and education, early intervention, treatment and advocacy services which are affordable, respectful, culturally, linguistically and age appropriate. Compromised of 10 various clinics with locations in the Bay Area of California stretching from Gilroy to Atherton and focused in the San Jose area, Gardner's services are strategically located to ensure adequate coverage in the region and areas with the highest needs. Gardner provides a full range of medical services including pediatrics, dental and vision care as well as a robust program dedicated to mental and behavioral health. Gardner Health Services and its staff are deeply engrained in the community in which they serve and continually strive to go above and beyond to take care of the community and its members. Gardner Health Services is an equal opportunity employer

Keywords: Gardner Health Services, San Jose , Optometrist, Healthcare , San Jose, California

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