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Company: Essen Health Care
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Essen is currently seeking Ophthalmologists . The Ophthalmologist will responsible for repairing traumatic eye injuries, diagnosing eye ailments, and prescribing medications. The Ophthalmologist's responsibilities range from simple duties, such as prescribing corrective lenses, to performing highly advanced duties, such as keyhole or laser surgery.

  • Full-time and Part-time Schedules
  • Comprehensive Pay Structure
  • Access to multiple Physician Specialties
  • Hospital and community-based positions available
  • Culture passionate about improving access to healthcare
  • Great benefits including medical, dental, vision insurance, and commuter benefits
  • Fellows and Practicing physicians welcome
  • Clinical Assistant Provided
  • Geriatric and Adult Patient population
  • Loan repayment available
  • Visa sponsorship availableThe selected candidate will be responsible to perform daily Ophthalmology duties including but not limited to:
    • Providing routine care such as vision testing and prescribing glasses and contact lenses.
    • Performing corrective surgeries, such as repairing injuries and corneas, and removing cataracts.
    • Performing advanced surgical procedures, such as keyhole or laser surgery.
    • Diagnosing and treating eye diseases and injuries.
    • Managing emergency eye clinics, outpatient clinics, or other specialist eye clinics.
    • Treating medical disorders that affect the vision through a holistic approach.
    • Using therapeutic procedures and performing biopsies.The successful candidate will have the following Qualifications:
      • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Ophthalmology.
      • Board Certified or Board Eligible Ophthalmologist
      • Successful completion of an approved Cardiology residency training program.
      • A medical degree in Ophthalmology.
      • Successful completion of an internship and residency in Ophthalmology.
      • A state license to practice Ophthalmology.
      • Expert working knowledge of the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye.
      • Strong physics and math skills, and excellent medical knowledge.
      • Good administrative and managerial skills.
      • Good hand-eye coordination.
      • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs.Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans.Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations. Essen Health care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse population.

Keywords: Essen Health Care, Mount Vernon , Ophthalmologists, Other , Bronx, New York

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