Optometrist at FCI Englewood

Location: Littleton, CO
Date Posted: 09-01-2017
Global Health Care Group is looking for an Optometrist to provide services for the inmates incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood, in Littleton, Colorado.

Available Position: one (1) optometrist for 3 days per month, 8 hours a day, for 1 year

Work Hours: The contract may include an estimated 288 one-hour sessions during the year (approximately three (3), eight (8) hour sessions per month), per the requirements of FCI Englewood. Days of work may be Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding Federal holidays.   (The anticipated schedule includes a 30 minute non-paid lunch break.

Work to be performed at:  The Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood, located at 9595 W Quincy Ave, Littleton Colorado 80123. Services will be performed in the pharmacy located within the Health Services Department of the FCI.

Facility Information: The Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood in Littleton, Colorado, is a low security facility housing male offenders. The institution also has an administrative detention center and an adjacent satellite prison camp for minimum security male offenders. FCI Englewood is located 15 miles southwest of Denver, off U.S. Highway 285 and South Kipling Street.

Description of Duties 
  • Providing verification of credentials, proof of malpractice insurance and medical indemnification insurance in the amount specified in the contract.
  • Evaluation of patients as referred by the medical staff.
  • Providing legible written reports on all patients evaluated, to include but not limited to:
  • Eye exams as requested
  • Diagnosis of eye conditions
  • Removal of foreign objects from the eye
  • Physical findings
  • Tonometry exams
  • Recommendations for treatment and follow-up care
  • Prescribing corrective lenses/frames as appropriate
  • Fitting of eye glasses and adjustment of frames
  • Individualized adjustment of exam equipment as needed
  • Contractor must complete a minimum of 20 and up to 25 scheduled     exams per eight session day
  • Utilize the Bureau of Prisons’ Electronic Medical Record to document the eye exam

The optometrist will wear professional clothing appropriate for the correctional environment in which the contractor will be performing; scrub uniforms are acceptable.
Education and Experience
The optometrist must have the ability to work with an inmate population from a variety of cultural, regional, racial and ethnic backgrounds. 
Must have knowledge of routine office related duties including working knowledge of computers, word processing programs and be able to type. 
The optometrist must possess good organizational skills, good interpersonal relationship skills and be able to work effectively with the medical staff.  The optometrist must hold a diploma from an accredited program and must possess 5 years’ experience in Optometry. 
Additionally, the optometrist shall also hold a current professional license that permits him/her to practice the professional specialty of Optometry in Colorado. 
The optometrist cannot have had a negative employment termination within 36 months prior to initiating vouchering process on them. 

Required Documentation includes:
  • Verification of professional licensure
  • Verification of certification in CPR
  • Valid Photo ID
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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