CVS Health Employed Optometrist - 2027 Bellerose in Bellerose, New York
At the Optical Center Inside CVS, our mission is to help people on their path to better health, and look great while doing it. Our focus is world class quality of patient care, combined with best in class customer service and technology to deliver an outstanding eyecare and eyewear experience. We offer flexible work schedules and a competitive compensation packages. As part of the largest pharmacy healthcare company in the US, a career with the Optical Center Inside CVS offers opportunity for leadership growth and development.
The Employed Optometrist is responsible for delivering key results through our brand pillars: innovation, collaboration, caring, integrity, and accountability. The Optometrist is a leader within the organization, and is the primary person responsible for ensuring great patient outcomes thru quality of care and best in class patient experiences. This individual is also responsible for ensuring proper staff clinical performance and behaviors. Exceptional organization skills are required for success in this role, in addition to collaboration with multiple stakeholders within and outside the organization.
Committed to great clinical and experiential outcomes through:
NPS – would the patient refer to a friend or family
Addressing all of the patients visual occupational and lifestyle needs
Thoroughly explains each step of the exam process
Actively listens to the patients concerns and questions
Provide the patient with an assessment of their overall eye health and vision performance
Conducts all professional services in accordance with state licensure guidelines and professional standards of care. Follows internal clinical protocols and professional referral guidelines.
Ensures patient receive accurate diagnosis and treatment plan on initial visit
Builds rapport with the patient to understand needs
Strong communication and collaboration with optical staff to ensure a seamless patient experience
Provides on the job training and guidance as needed for optical leaders and associates
Clinical standards orientation
Front desk/check in procedures
Appointment timelines communication
Associate “Think on your feet” behaviors
Explaining of all preliminary and OD clinical tests.
Contact Lens Training
Phone greeting skills
Collaborates and communicates routinely with Optical Manager office strengths and opportunities
Takes pride in the appearance of the office and exam lanes
Leverage technology to enhance the overall patient experience and ensure proper patient follow up
Maintain and ensure proper medical equipment calibration and maintenance
Active state license with no open or active issues.
Knowledge of optometric industry trends, technology, product, and processes.
Developed communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong Leadership and critical thinking skills
Strong track record of cross-functional collaboration
Problem Solving ability
Recognizes and builds on strengths, open to working on opportunities
Working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records systems, and digital refraction systems
- 5 to 8 years work experience preferred
- Doctor of Optometry required
It’s a new day in health care.
Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.
We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.
CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.
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