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Director of Optometry

Norton Sound Health Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Nome, AK posted May 12, 2021.

Looking for a unique and rewarding challenge? Come find your dream job beside the Bering Sea…Relocate to Nome, Alaska!

NSHC is recruiting for a Director of Optometry . Work in our 18-bed, state-of-the-art, critical access hospital in the uniquely rustic town setting of Nome, Alaska! Immerse in the Alaska Native culture and share your passion for healthcare with the people of the Bering Strait region. Visit our website at www.nortonsoundhealth.org/ .

Job Description – Manage the Eye Care Services Department and provide the full spectrum of clinical services to patients.

· Rewarding challenge

· $5,000 Hiring bonus

· Competitive salaries

· 30-day Rent free* housing (*taxable)

· Supportive team environment

100% employer-paid healthcare premiums

Job Requirements:

Essential Functions:

·    Perform leadership functions including selection, scheduling, training, performance management and discipline;  Instill passion in assigned staff for NSHC’s mission, vision, and values, paying particular attention to the maintenance of a safe and productive work environment

·    Demonstrate personal initiative and accountability while overseeing the department’s budget;  Forecast needs, allocate resources and/or take corrective action as necessary

·    Maintain quality and efficiency standards in the department, make recomendations for improvement, and implement and report results as necessary

·    Utilize clinical process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation to assess the patient’s condition and needs, set outcomes, implement appropriate actions, evaluate the patient’s progress and oversee staff to ensure continuity of care

·    Analyze data regarding standards of practice, patient care and trends, identify necessary actions to respond to data, evaluate results and take corrective action when necesssary

·    Participate in activities that promote eye care health and educate patients and families

·    Perform other duties as assigned