Optometrist

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 Location:  US:PA:Lancaster

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  Day

Recruiter:  Please contact Nabat Henderson, nhenderson@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information

Penn State Health is offering an exciting opportunity for a full-time Optometrist to join our team. We are opening a new pediatric-focused practice site in Lancaster PA that will be staffed by a pediatric ophthalmologist, a pediatric optometrist, an orthoptist, and technical support. The practice will exist within a larger pediatric specialties center and contain ancillary testing and imaging capabilities. The successful candidate needs to have an interest and expertise in caring for children or have extensive practical experience in the evaluation of pediatric eye conditions. Pediatric optometry residency desired but not required.

The candidate will have demonstrable skills in:

  • Evaluation and management of strabismus and amblyopia
  • Comprehensive assessment of infants
  • Evaluation of children with autism, genetic conditions, and other developmental disabilities


What we're offering:
Competitive salary and generous benefits
A collaborative environment rich with diversity
Participation in resident and medical student education
A high quality program with a national reputation for teaching, research, and state of the art patient care
Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches


What we're seeking:

MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
Completion of accredited training program
Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania
BC/BE in optometry
Must be able to obtain valid federal and state narcotics certificates

About Penn State Health:
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,500 people systemwide.
The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,300 physicians and direct care providers at more than 125 medical office locations.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non bargained