Travis AFB, CA 94533

Job Category: Physician Job Number: 4079 Compensation Range: $165,172.80 to $175,572.80

Job Description

Currently recruiting an Optometrist to provide care to active duty military members and their families at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California. The Optometrist is a full-time position, 80 hours per two weeks, 8 hour day shifts, Mon. - Fri., between 7: 30 AM to 4: 30 PM. Full benefits, including 22 days paid vacation/sick leave and 11 paid Federal holidays.

  • Examine, diagnose, treat or prescribe courses of treatment for those suffering from diseases, injuries, or disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as diagnose related systemic conditions.
  • Promote prevention and wellness, vision conservation, education and training activities, vision screenings, and positive eye and vision health behaviors.
  • Advise and make professional clinical recommendations as to courses of action on problems and considerations of national scope in all areas of optometry.
  • Provide full spectrum of clinical services to treat the most complex optometric related patient conditions.
  • May require travel to attend and complete the USAF Refractive Surgery Co-Manager Workshop offered by the USAF School of Aerospace Medicine. The Government will direct travel to, and attendance in, the course. Travel to attend the Air Force Corneal Refractive Surgery Symposium on a yearly basis.
  • Participate in squadron process improvement activities, evaluation of squadron performance, and optometric-related research and provide training to ophthalmic technicians, other optometrists, and other wing staff as appropriate. Process improvement activities will include, but not limited to peer reviews.
  • Credentialing: Meet peer review documentation requirements for credentialing standards and AFMS coding audits.
  • Examination, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures, as well as diagnosis of related systemic conditions utilizing refractive, pharmaceutical, and rehabilitative (low vision, contact lens, and binocular vision) procedures.

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from a school or college of optometry accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) and approved by the Air Force Surgeon General in the year of the applicant s graduation. Graduate from a school or college approved by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association
  • Minimum of 2 years Optometric Experience, within the last 3 years.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as an optometrist.
  • Each healthcare worker shall possess and maintain current certification in either the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Gov' t computer systems).

  • Competitive starting salary
  • 22 days paid vacation per year!
  • 11 paid Federal holidays per year
  • Health & Welfare benefit contributes toward health insurance and short- and long-term disability
  • Dental & Vision plans, 401(K)


The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

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