Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Dec 17, 2018

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking an enthusiastic optometrist to join us in our residency clinic to perform medical exams with a strong focus on pathology and medical testing. No routine vision or contact lens exams. Candidate must possess current medical knowledge of testing and treatment for eye injuries and diseases as we see a high level of unusual pathology.

Candidate will be on a clinical track (non-research/academic). Selected candidate will collaborate with residents, attendings and clinic management to develop best practices associated with specific disease states and expand approached to patient care.

Candidate must also effectively serve same day/urgent add-ons to help with tremendous patient demand. Candidate must have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills, including identifying those patients that might enhance resident surgical education. Candidate will interact with Residents, Attending Physicians, Ophthalmic Technicians and participate in continuing education, development and meetings with clinic staff and trainees as appropriate.

Please submit your application files including a cover letter and curriculum vitae via interfolio to https://apply.interfolio.com/58836

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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