With a career at Lowell Community Health Center (LCHC), you will be joining a dynamic team of passionate and talented people. At LCHC, you will continue learning, growing and challenging yourself in your career. At the same time, you will be helping people look and see their best. Our team is looking for talented full-time and part-time optometrists to help us build and develop a new state-of-the art Eye Care Center (opening February 2018) within the Lowell Community Health Center. Our optometrists will have access to automated eye lanes, OCT, retinal camera, on-site optical shop with in-house finishing lab and integration with other health care providers. You will be an essential member of our team that is committed to delivering exceptional care in a multi-cultural environment that improves the health of the patients it serves through prevention, treatment and education. We value individuals who are curious, 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.
We offer a competitive wage, comprehensive benefit package available including: Health Insurance, Dental, Life Insurance, Disability, Paid Holidays and continuing education for full-time employees.
Please visit our website for more information or to apply: www.lchealth.org
This position requires a doctorate in optometry (O.D.), certified by National Board of Examiners in Optometry and current license to practice in Massachusetts (must be TPA-certified). The Optometrist must have current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support and valid DEA number.
Additional Salary Information: Open-based on experience and qualifications
As one of the Top 10 largest employers in Greater Lowell, Lowell Community Health Center is expanding our services and adding additional space for our growing patient population. As the Health Center strives to meet the diverse needs of our community, we are in need of talented, multi-faceted, creative and team oriented individuals who are interested in joining our Health Care Home.
A career a...t the Health Center provides you with a dynamic opportunity to join a team of bold, passionate and talented people. You will be at the heart of building the Health Center’s inaugural Vision Department. As an employee of the Health Center, you will have opportunities for professional enrichment, educational growth, and career advancement. Moreover, you will be an integral part of advancing the Health Center’s mission of working with individuals and families of diversity and helping them look and see their best.
Located in the heart of downtown Lowell, the Health Center is a diverse, community-based health care organization whose programs have been recognized as national models. The Health Center was also named one of the top five health centers in the nation for excellence in cultural competency. The Health Center's employees speak 28 different languages and over 80 staff are trained in medical interpreting.
Patients trust the Health Center. Every year, we touch the lives of nearly 50,000 people – or almost half the population of the City of Lowell.
• More than 90% of Lowell CHC patients are low income, and 46% are best served in a language other than English.
• Since opening our new comprehensive facility in a renovated mill on Jackson Street in 2012, more than 9,000 additional patients have turned to the Health Center for a full range of primary care, including OB-GYN and behavioral health services for adults and children, with over 176,000 visits in 2014.
• We have a Pharmacy serving health center patients and other specialty services including dental.
Our team is looking for full-time and part-time optometrists to help us build and develop a new state-of-the art Eye Care Center (opening February 2018) within the Health Center. You will be an essential member of our team who is committed to delivering exceptional care that improves the health of the patients it serves through prevention, treatment and education.
We value individuals who are curious, dependable, skilled and flexible in their work. In return, we offer our employees a work environment that is exemplary: team focused, positive, fair and provides multiple opportunities to grow and develop.