Low Vision Clinic Doctor

Job title:  Low Vision Clinic Doctor

Part-time:  2-4 days/month

 

About Earle Baum Center

If you are organized, outgoing and like to help people in a friendly and positive environment,  Earle Baum Center (EBC) Low Vision Clinic Doctor position could be right for you.  EBC is a nonprofit regional community training Center for people with sight loss.  Our campus is in Santa Rosa, CA. on 17 acres and includes a 1-mile vernal pool trail, an accessible labyrinth and wildlife.  EBC serves people with sight loss in Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, and Napa counties. Earle Baum Center provides Low Vision Clinic appointments, counseling, training classes, enrichment programs and support groups.   

 

The Low Vision Optometrist provides specialty low vision care to patients who have experienced a vision loss, are under the care of a primary eye care professional and who wish to improve the quality of their daily living, specifically to meet individual patient-stated goals. Services will include testing, evaluation, and consultation with patients. Treatment may include spectacle correction, low vision aid and technology recommendations and low vision rehabilitation therapy.

  • Reviews ophthalmologic reports from referring providers.
  • Provides functional vision assessments.
  • Keeps thorough record of vision assessment and client counseling.
  • Communicates with referring eye care physicians with written reports.
  • Makes referrals to other agencies when appropriate.
  • Keeps current with new developments in the field of optometry, specifically low vision. Takes courses (in person or online) to further develop low vision skills.
  • Participates in department and team meetings.
  • Maintains all records in accordance with agency and legal requirements.
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Optometry.
  • Licensed to practice in the State of California.
  • Current TB testing and throughout term of employment.
  • Must carry your own malpractice insurance.
  • Ability to demonstrate dedication to client-centered approach to low vision care.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective team approach to rehabilitation services.
  • Understands and complies with HIPAA and agency patient confidentiality guidelines.

 

Ability to demonstrate effective

working relationships with appropriate community services.

 

Ability to demonstrate effective

communication with staff, clients and other providers.

 

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to Kathy Secor at ebc@earlebaum.org

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