OptometristJob ID 170799BR Date posted 01/12/2022
- Eau Claire, Wisconsin
- Full Time
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Mayo Clinic’s Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire, WI is seeking a board-eligible/board-certified Optometrist to join our team. We are seeking a motivated, self-starter who is interested in growing with our busy practice. The individual selected for this position will provide eye examinations to diagnose acute eye disease and vision loss, as well as provide contact lens fittings, follow-up appointments and make appropriate referrals to medical providers. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, ocular pharmacology, and management of acute and chronic eye conditions are expected.
This Practice consists of a large multi-specialty eye practice, collegial working atmosphere, up to date diagnostic equipment, and support provided by excellent certified ophthalmic assistants. Teaching/ academic /research opportunities are available. The expectation is physician will assist with teaching/ development of assistants and staff members. Currently practice supports shadowing by Emergency Department NP/PAs of physicians.
• Provide comprehensive care to primary and urgent care patients of all ages. Moderate to high volume of ocular disease pathology co-management between pediatric/neuro, glaucoma, cornea, retina, and general ophthalmology.
• Provide quality care in a compassionate and patient centered environment
• Plan and create learning opportunities for technical staff, physician assistants and MD family medicine residents.
• Educate patients and families on wellness, prevention and treatment plans
• Participate in monthly grand rounds (presenter and attendee)
• Provide occasional weekend on-call services for the practice and its hospital affiliated urgent cares and emergency rooms in the community.
•Doctor of Optometry (OD) Degree from an accredited Optometry School
•Three (3) to Five (5) years post graduate clinical experience or Residency trained, preferred
• ABO certification or be board eligible and obtain certification within the first 3 years of practice
License or certification
State of Wisconsin Optometry Licensure prior to start
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
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