Works collaboratively with the General Manager and Optometrist
in Charge to ensure each patient receives the best possible care,
and the office achieves productivity and performance goals. Works
collaboratively with the Department of Ophthalmology to ensure the
seamless delivery of eye care to all patients. Supports
professional staffing and office coverage needs and ancillary staff
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Primary eye care a. Ocular health evaluation
+ Eye glass prescriptions
+ Contact lens prescriptions and care
+ Management of eye disease
+ Work with General Manager and Director of Clinical Services to
maintain proper professional staffing and coverage within the
+ Professional growth and compliance with continuing education
requirements to maintain licensure
+ Support ancillary staff training programs
+ Support practice building programs.
+ Develop and support new relationships with Henry Ford Medical
Centers, ERs, and other system entities.
+ Develop and support new relationships with non-Henry Ford
entities if possible including pharmacies, nursing homes, etc.
+ Maintain existing relationships with key individuals.
+ Attend regularly scheduled office and staff meetings
+ Act as a role model for other staff
+ Embrace best practices to ensure that we are providing the
highest possible level of professional care.
+ Successful completion of the program from a school of
+ Previous direct patient care experience.
+ Experience in primary care optometry, preferred.
+ Licensed as an Optometrist in the State of Michigan.
+ Must be T.P.A./D.P.A. certified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
+ Works in a retail optical environment.
+ Requires evening and weekend hours.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter,
III, Henry Ford Health System is a
$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals,
a health plan, and 250+ sites
including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics,
pharmacy, eye care facilities and
other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry
pioneer Henry Ford, the health system
now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member
Henry Ford Medical Group, one
of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200
physicians are also affiliated with the
health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry
Ford is also one of the region's
major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100
million in annual research funding and
remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also
an active participant in medical
education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40%
of physicians currently practicing
in the state and also provides education and training for other
health professionals including nurses,
pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians.
Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make
healthier lifestyle choices or
making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's
all about choice. Henry
Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits
program - My Choice
Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people
it serves. There are
dozens of options for all of our employees including
compensation, benefits, work/life balance
and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to
your personal life. As an
employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an
Employee Assistance Program
(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off,
Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits
and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not
eligible for benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry
Ford Health System is
committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all
individuals without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability, veteran status, size, height,
weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and genetic information,
or any other protected status in accordance with applicable
federal and state laws.