Job opening: Supervisory Optometrist
Salary: $136 965 - 178 051 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located at the Anadarko Indian Health Clinic in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Incumbent provides supervision to any subordinates and provides direct and comprehensive primary, preventive, and therapeutic medical and optometric care to individuals. This position reports to the Clinical Director of the Lawton Indian Hospital.
Due to Ceiling Restrictions, Position is for Full Time Permanent Lawton Indian Hospital Employees Only.
Diagnosis, treats and manages eye conditions and diseases within the scope of the incumbent's clinical privileges.
Provides direct care to patients in a responsible, respectful and caring manner.
Conducts and analyzes procedures that include the following: refraction, contact lenses or corrective lenses evaluation/prescribing, automated visual fields, etc.
Provides and coordinates emergency eye care services including diagnosis and management of trauma and acute pathologies with other health care providers.
Incumbent provides administrative and technical supervision and identified challenges, prioritizes efforts and develops expectations for the program.
Responsible for day to day supervision and direction of optometry staff.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Applicants must have a Doctor of Optometry degree from an educational program that is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) at the time the degree was obtained.
Applicants must have received a passing score on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO)examinations and possess a current, full, and unrestricted license to practice optometry in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Basic Requirements for GS-12 (or equivalent) Grade Level
In addition to the requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) level, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
One year completion of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training; or
One year of professional experience as an optometrist that is equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level.
In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.
GS-13 - Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: diagnosing, managing, and treating conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system such as examining eyes, diagnosing problems or impairments, prescribing corrective lenses, and prescribing therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.
Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address Lawton Service Unit
1515 North Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK 73507
- Name: Napua Gonzalez Aponte
- Phone: 580-354-5106
- Email: [email protected]