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Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.

Our team is looking for a talented per diem or part-time optometrists to help us grow our practice in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Work 30 – 60 hours per month and enjoy the benefits of a flexible work schedule!

 You will be an essential member of a growing team that is committed to delivering exceptional care focused on improving the health of the patients it serves through prevention, treatment and education.  We value individuals who are curious, innovative, dependable, skilled and flexible in their work. In return, we offer our employees a work environment that is positive, fair and provides opportunities to develop professionally.

I.  Job Summary
 Reporting to the Director of the Amoskeag Health Eye Care clinic, the Optometrist will supervise clinic staff and two fourth year MCHPHS optemetry students. In addition, s/he will
• Provide comprehensive, culturally competent eye care services (primary eye care, binocular vision, ocular disease, contact lens, etc.) to patients five years and up.
• Perform all administrative components of patient care management, including timely completion of progress notes, consults, referrals, coding and encounters for all patient care activitiesSupervise two fourth year MCHPHS optometry students

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 The assigned duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide excellent customer service to all patients and staff in a multi-cultural setting
• Provide excellence in eye care that meets the standard of care
• Maintain open lines of communication with staff and administration
• Must be flexible and adaptable based on practice requirement
• All other duties as assigned and needed

III. Knowledge
 The Optometrist must be knowledgeable in primary care optometry, ocular disease management and contact lens care.  The Optometrist must understand billing and coding requirements for eye care. The Optometrist must possess strong decision-making skills, highly effective verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.  The Optometrist must be proficient with computers, information systems and have experience working in an EHR environment.

IV. Education and Experience
 This position requires a doctorate in optometry (O.D.) from an accredited school or college of optometry, and a current license to practice Optometry in New Hampshire. The Optometrist must be eligible for Optometric Professional Liability Insurance and eligible to be a Medicare billing provider. Residency training or 2-3 years’ experience required.

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Date Added: October 28, 2019

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