Optometrist - Part-time - Vision To Learn Mobile Optometry - Des Moines, IA
About the Practice
Vision To Learn is the largest school-based vision care nonprofit in the country. VTL exists to address one basic premise – if you can’t see, you can’t learn. More than 2 million students go to school each day without the glasses they need to see the board, read a book, or participate in class.
Since the program was founded in Los Angeles in 2012, Vision To Learn has provided more than 1.5 million vision screenings, 300,000 eye exams, and over 240,000 pairs of glasses to kids in need throughout areas of California, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania, and we are rapidly expanding our work to support kids in communities across the United States.
Vision To Learn is seeking a qualified candidate for an Optometrist licensed to practice in and around Des Moines, IA to work up to 3 days/week M-Th. Must also be willing to travel to the Waterloo region on occasion.
What You’ll Do:
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 their condition, and instruct patient in the proper use of it
Confirm that patient diagnosis is properly documented in the internal systems
What You’ll Need:
As the position will work on a mobile clinic, must be flexible to commute throughout the greater Des Moines geography.
Successful track record of working with children
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Must pass Department of Justice background check (LiveScan) and drug test
Experienced using EMR systems. Microsoft Office experience is preferred
Spanish or other language skills a plus
Why You’ll Love this Opportunity
Environment - Team players are critical to Vision To Learn’s growth and success. We’re committed to building a diverse staff and to creating a culture that holds equity as a value and a priority. VTL welcomes applicants who bring a variety of perspectives, experiences, and competencies. As a direct healthcare provider and to protect the health and well-being of our employees, VTL has implemented best practices for ensuring a clean and safe work environment. Employees will be asked to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and pass a Department of Justice background check/fingerprinting (LiveScan), TB, and drug test.
Schedule & Influence - Working with Vision To Learn offers ODs, a schedule that allows for great work-life balance, and the ability to make a real difference in lives every day.!
If you are interested in working in a fluid, constantly moving environment that will allow you to grow both personally and professionally while making a positive impact on young people's lives, apply today through Eyes On Eyecare!