Staff Optometrist
Boston, MA 
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Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Description Under the general direction of the Director and Ophthalmology appointed Medical Director, works independently using accepted optometric procedures to examine and care for patients requiring comprehensive eye examinations, contact lens care, emergency ward follow up care, glaucoma co-management, and same day service attention.
Qualifications Doctor of Optometry degree with Massachusetts License in Optometry, one year ASCO accredited residency training program (ocular disease or cornea and specialty contact lens training preferred), and fellowship or candidacy for fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. In addition, proficiency in the fitting of hard contact lenses (PMMA, RGP) in conventional, bitoric and bifocal designs, and soft contact lenses (daily and extended wear) in conventional, toric, and bifocal designs is required. Contact lens fitting experience should include the correction of refractive errors, aphakia, keratoconus, grafted and repaired traumatized eyes. Experience with scleral lens fits, pediatric fits, hard lens modifications, clinical research studies, data processing, pachymetry, corneal topography data and endothelial cell evaluation are desirable. At least two years of full time work experience in an office practice or other clinical setting providing comprehensive and contact lens services is preferred. EEO Statement

Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.

Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
243 Charles Street
Boston 02114
Job: MD/PHD/Fellows/ PostDocs
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear Associates (MEA)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MEA Optometry
Job Posting: Apr 22, 2024


Mass Eye and Ear Associates is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Doctorate
Required Experience
2+ years
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