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Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-18088
Geisinger's Ophthalmology department in Northeast Pennsylvania is growing and adding to the team. We are seeking Optometrists (doctor of optometry, OD) to join our new practice location in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
Compensation and Benefits
Living in Northeast Pennsylvania
For more information, please contact Geisinger Physician Recruiter: Sarah Lipka, firstname.lastname@example.org
Work is typically performed in a clinical and office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
An optometrist is a doctor of optometry, an OD. A health care professional who is licensed to provide primary eye care services. Optometrists examine and diagnose eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts and retinal diseases; diagnose related systemic (body-wide) conditions such as hypertension and diabetes that may affect the eyes; examine, diagnose and treat visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia; and prescribe glasses, contact lenses, low-vision rehabilitation and medications. Optometrists also perform minor surgical procedures such as the removal of foreign bodies.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.