Duke Low Vision/Vision Rehab OD

Employer
Duke Health
Location
Durham, North Carolina
Posted
Mar 14, 2019
Ref
23359
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Position Type
Permanent
The Duke Eye Center is accepting applications for a highly qualified, full-time optometrist to join the Vision Rehabilitation and Performance Division in Durham, NC. Candidates with residency training and a strong background and interest in pediatric medical eye care and specialty in vision rehabilitation and sports performance are preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The optometrist will be expected to function as an independent practitioner within the Division of Vision Rehabilitation and Performance and provide functional vision evaluations to help contribute to IEP's for children and adolescents with visual impairments. The practitioner should also be able to manage all visual aspects of post-concussion syndrome in young athletes. This position will work closely with occupational therapists and athletic trainers, both within the Division and with Sports Medicine.

The position represents an opportunity for individuals with outstanding clinical skills, experience in the management of pediatric visual impairments, an interest in sports performance and concussion management, and a desire to be in an environment in which optometrists and ophthalmologists work in concert with a multidisciplinary team.

Duke is located in Durham, NC ( http://www.durham-nc.com/ ), a creative, innovative community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham was listed as one of the best places to live by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2017 because of the numerous cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities offered in the area. Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Mike Flintosh via email at mike.flintosh@duke.edu

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