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$140,000 - $160,000 per year

Full-Time Optometrist
Reports To: Chief of Primary Eye Care

131-72 40th Road
Flushing, New York, 11354
United States

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, an award-winning federally qualified community health center in New York City, is seeking a full-time Optometrist to join its Primary Eye Care service in Flushing, Queens, servicing underserved Asian Americans in a high quality, vibrant and compassionate environment.


  • Provide quality optometric eye care, including conducting eye exams, diagnosing vision problems, prescribing eyeglasses, medical co-management of cataracts, glaucoma and other diseases affecting the eye, and medical treatment for routine eye problems
  • Work with the Internal Medicine team to ensure that patients are receiving comprehensive medical care
  • Represent the Health Center in the larger community and participate in educational workshops as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited school of optometry
  • Licensed to practice optometry in the State of New York
  • Residency-trained candidates preferred
  • Bilingual in English/Mandarin a plus
  • Saturday availability necessary

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $140,000 - $160,000 per year
  • Medical insurance
  • Employer-paid dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Employer-paid malpractice coverage through FTCA
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts for transit, parking, health and dependent care
  • Paid time off (6 weeks)
  • Continuing medical education time and allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • National Health Services Corps loan repayment program available, and
  • The Health Center is qualified for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program

Interested parties may contact Annie Ma, HR Manager, at or

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