FT Optometrist Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute-Bel Air

Address: 620 Boulton Street Bel Air MD US 21014

Job ID:

2120

Type:

full-time

Position:

optometrist

Practice Type:

Academic

Salary:

annually

Experience:

1-4-years

Benefits

• Generous benefits package including health insurance, 403B contribution, wellness offerings, family care programs, community discounts, and tuition remission

Job Description

The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is seeking an optometrist to join the Wilmer White Marsh and Bel Air practices. This individual will work independently to provide primary ocular evaluations for patients seeking vision services at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute. Provide comprehensive care and perform general visual examinations and contact lens evaluations on patients in need of evaluation for vision correction and perform the various skills associated with the practice of optometry. Perform visual examinations and contact lens evaluation on adults and pediatric patients in need of evaluation for problems related to ocular irregularities, including but not limited to keratoconus, post-surgical vision impairments, aphakia and distortion secondary to injury or pathology. Refer and/or work in consultation with various ophthalmological specialists to diagnose and treat complicated vision disorders. Refer patients to surgeons for surgical interventions as needed.  Dispense and educate patients about optometric materials prescribed for treatment for ocular conditions. Work in collaboration with the optical manager.

Office

Wilmer Bel Air has seasoned staff and dedicated faculty who serve the northern part of Maryland. We are a community staple and patients rely on us for their complex eye concerns. 

Candidate Description

  • Comprehensive care providers perform vision and medical eye exams within the bounds of individual licensure and Maryland’s legal scope of practice.
  • Common encounters include diabetic eye examinations; evaluation of dry eye disease, cataracts, and glaucoma suspicion; Plaquenil screenings; and triage of urgent eye or vision concerns.
  • On-site referral/consultation for patients requiring surgical or advanced subspecialist care in glaucoma, retina, cornea, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Vision care services include prescription of glasses and soft contact lenses, with the opportunity to build a practice in specialty therapeutic contact lenses. An on-site optical is available with a team of licensed opticians and high-quality materials.  

Candidate Requirements

• Minimum of one (1) year of experience or successful completion of accredited optometry residency program.

Education

• Graduation from an accredited school of Optometry required.

• License in good standing in State of Maryland required.

• National Provider Identification (NPI) required.

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Hiring Manager:

Kristy Davidson, MHA - Assistant Administrator

Company:

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute