Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc
  • 03-Aug-2017 to 02-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Medical
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc. is seeking a Board Certified Ophthalmologist to diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries of eyes.

Since, 1969 Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc. has been providing quality health care to the community.  As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we take pride in providing a full scope of services designed to meet all the communities' health care needs.

We believe that health care is a right and not a privilege.  Based on that belief, we have evolved into a health center that offers high quality health care regardless of age, race, sex, disability, religion or ability to pay. Our mission continues to be successful because of committed, dedicated and caring staff.

 

Duties:

  • Examines patient for symptoms indicative of organic or congenital ocular disorders
  • Determines nature and extent of injury or disorder
  • Prescribes and administers medications, and admits patients to hospitals if indicated
  • Directs remedial activities to aid in regarding vision, or utilize sight remaining by instructing patient in eye exercise
  • Participates in the health center's Performance Improvement program
  • Assists in the formulation and implementation of the health center's health care plan.
  • Practices Evidence Base Medicine
  • Uses electronic health record for documentation
  • Completes and signs encounter note(s) within 24-48 hours
  • Orders Lab test(s) in the electronic health record
  • Reviews and signs/dates lab tests results daily both in electronic health record and printed results, when indicated
  • Reviews and signs/dates radiology reports daily
  • Follows recall policy for abnormal tests
  • Uses electronic health record for prescribing corrective glasses via e prescribe and to document patient's medications

 

A Successful Candidate:

  • Effective clinical and communication skills

 

Qualifications:

  • Education:  Board Certification as an Ophthalmologist licensed to practice in the State of Missouri required.
  • Other:  2 years experience along with experience supervising Ophthalmic Technicians. Must maintain hospital-admitting privileges at appropriate hospitals. Must have reliable transportation.
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