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Vision is Priceless -Job opportunity

  • Tuesday, February 08, 2022 9:54 AM
    Message # 12584142
    Nefos Login (Administrator)

    VISION IS PRICELESS – 1099 OPTOMETRIST

    Job Summary

    Vision Is Priceless is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that was founded in 1996 to fulfill the need

    in our community for vision screenings and to provide access to free vision care—including eye

    exams, prescription glasses, and specialty care—for the uninsured and underserved. Through

    our Sight in Schools program, we are working to help students in Northeast Florida reach their

    academic potential and address health disparities in our community. The role of the

    optometrist is to provide dilated eye exams for students using a mobile eye lane. The doctor

    will also supervise student frame selection.

     The optometrist job is a 1099-contract that provides exams from August through

    May/June. The doctor will work up to 4 days per week, Monday – Friday, 9:30 am –

    2pm. The Sight in Schools program follows the Duval County School calendar.

     The position does not receive benefits however, exams will not be administered during

    school holidays and breaks.

     The annual rate of pay is at a minimum $50,000 and a maximum of $100,000. The rate

    of pay is in alignment with number of exams performed during the school year. At a

    minimum, 1,000 student exams are to be provided and a maximum of 2,000.

     The optometrist must be willing to travel at their own expense to school locations

    throughout Duval, Clay, and Nassau County.

     Provider is required to hold their own professional liability insurance and be licensed in

    the State of Florida.

    Key Position Responsibilities

     Provide primary vision evaluations: check VA’s, assess binocular vision, perform a full

    refraction, and prescribe appropriate correction, and assess ocular health.

     Prescribe vision devices, tests patient on all applicable equipment to determine the

    most suitable for his/her condition and instruct patient in the proper use of it.

     Confirm patient diagnosis is properly documented according to Vision Is Priceless

    policies.

    Qualifications

     Successful track record of working with children.

     Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.

     Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

     Bi-lingual with English and Spanish or other language a plus.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VISION IS PRICELESS, PLEASE VISIT

    WWW.VISIONISPRICELESS.ORG. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN EMAIL THEIR RESUME AND

    COVER LETTER TO CHERYL@VISIONISPRICELESS.ORG OR CALL 904 403 7035 WITH ANY

    QUESTIONS.

    COVID-19 Considerations: As a direct healthcare provider and to protect the health and well-being of our employees, Vision Is

    Priceless has implemented best practices for ensuring a clean and safe work environment. VIP is an equal opportunity employer

    and does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, party or political affiliation, sex, sexual

    orientation or gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any illegal or prohibited factor.


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