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Job ID: 63455
Location: Durham, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Physicians Network
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
The Optometrist provides patient care services within the scope of practice for the licensed provider. This is a corporate healthcare environment based in Morrisville, North Carolina delivering premiere quality medicine to employees and their families. Join a team with a strong collegiate spirit focused on patient experience and satisfaction. Convenient and hassle free, we provide high-tech optometry services with free digital retinal imaging. To learn more about Cisco LifeConnections with UNC Health, please click here: https://www.practicelink.com/facility/Cisco-LifeConnections-Health-Center/UNC-Health-Care/
Schedule: Every other Saturday and Monday (bi-weekly) - Monday 8am - 5pm and/or 9am - 6pm; Saturday, 8am - 4pm
1. Comply with organizational policies and procedures.
2. Works collaboratively with leadership, multiple stakeholders and other departments.
3. Demonstrates ability to work in multiple databases, navigate within electronic medical records, and assess compliance with quality metrics.
4. Provides professional optometric services to patients and refers as needed to appropriate medical specialists and other health care professionals to assure appropriate medical care is provided.
5. Documents clinical care in the patient’s electronic medical record.
6. Complies with UNC HCS compliance recommendations for billing appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes.
7. Adheres to the principles of medical ethics.
8. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills with team members, patients, and caregivers.
● Graduation from an accredited school of optometry.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Two (2) years experience as an optometrist.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: NCHEALTH
Entity: UNC Physicians Network
Organization Unit: UNCPN Cisco LifeConnections
Work Type: Per Diem
Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Durham
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
Salary Range $53.47- $66.84 (minimum to midpoint)
Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity.
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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