Education and Training:
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or doctorate in Optometry (OD)
- Accredited by the Fellow of American Academy of Optometry
- Complete continuing education hours to maintain licensing requirements
- Licensed in the State of Washington
- Registered through the National Board of Examiners in Optometry
- Applicants must graduate from a school of Optometry accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association and approved by the Washington State Board of Optometry
- Applicants must provide an official form from the school verifying required training for diagnostic, therapeutic and oral prescription of drugs, and training in the injection of epinephrine for anaphylactic shock.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Proficiency with modern eye care techniques and equipment
- Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain scientific information to patients
- Ability to perform repetitive tasks while maintaining focus
- Listening skills
- Attention to detail
- Requires sufficient knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation to prepare professional correspondence and write and edit report text
- Requires sufficient human relations skill to work productively and cooperatively with other work teams, exercise patience when dealing with internal and external customers, and convey technical concepts
- Better than average work performance and above average attendance
- Excellent customer service skills, self-starter, able to multi-task and is detail orientated
- Good telephone etiquette
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Strong computer skills and experience with healthcare databases and applications
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Licenses and Certificates:
- Must have/maintain a valid WA state licensure: OD
- Requires a valid driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes vehicle insurance and maintain throughout employment
- Must have BLS/ACLS certification
- Must have/maintain an NPI number.
Note: Pursuant to Tribal Policy, if this position is safety sensitive it is subject to pre-employment drug testing. In addition, this position is subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing.
TRIBAL MEMBER AND INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL APPLY; PREFERENCE WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TO HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO ARE MINIMALLY QUALIFIED.
If required of this position, you must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes’ Vehicle Insurance. In addition, this position may be subject to pre-employment background clearances. If applicable, these clearances must be maintained throughout employment. Documented Covid-19 vaccination is required.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 290, Inchelium, WA 99138, Contact Leeann Romero, 509-722-7686 or firstname.lastname@example.org