Optometrist, Gouverneur Health

The State University of New York College of Optometry is seeking applicants for a full time Optometrist at Gouverneur Health. Gouverneur is a Diagnostic and Treatment Center located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and is part of New York City’s Health + Hospitals Corporation.

As a direct care provider, the OD will participate in the effective and efficient delivery of the highest quality eye and vision care consistent with the mission and vision of both the SUNY College of Optometry and Gouverneur Health. The OD will also assist in the supervision of students during externship rotation assigned in the fourth professional year. The OD will hold an appropriate faculty rank within the SUNY College of Optometry and will be a member of the medical staff of Gouverneur Health.

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a desire to collaborate with colleagues in an interprofessional setting, and the ability to assess and manage ocular and visual health for patients of all ages and backgrounds. Previous experience in a hospital or clinic setting is preferred. Requirements include a Doctor of Optometry degree, the successful completion of an optometric residency program, and a license to practice optometry in New York State prior to employment. A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience, will be provided. This position may include evenings and some Saturdays. The expected start date is September 2017.

Applicants should provide a CV, a statement of career goals and interests, any publications, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Completed application packets should be sent to rsoden@sunyopt.edu and cotlera@nychhc.org

For additional information about this position, please contact:

Dr. Richard Soden, Director of Health Care Development
Email: rsoden@sunyopt.edu

Dr. Nikki Cotler, Director of Eye + Vision Services Gouverneur Health
Email: cotlera@nychhc.org

For further information about the College, including our Annual Security Report, visit www.sunyopt.edu/careers

The SUNY College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.