Optometrist (Gouverneur)

SUNY College of Optometry
March 17, 2023
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Position Title Optometrist (Gouverneur)

Position Description

Position Location: 33 West 42nd Street NY, NY 10036

The State University of New York College of Optometry is seeking applicants for a full time Optometrist at NYC Health + Hospitals Gotham Gouverneur. Gouverneur is a renovated and well equipped Diagnostic and Treatment Center located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and has integrated electronic medical record with New York City's Health + Hospitals Corporation. The Eye + Vision Services department is staffed by a collaborative team of optometrists, ophthalmologists, and ophthalmic technicians and is fully outfitted with state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment.

As a direct care provider, the OD will participate in the effective and efficient delivery of the highest quality eye and vision care consistent with the mission and vision of both the SUNY College of Optometry and NYC Health + Hospitals. The OD will also assist in the supervision of students during externship rotation assigned in the fourth professional year. The OD will hold an appropriate faculty rank within the SUNY College of Optometry and will be a member of the medical staff of Gouverneur.

The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a desire to collaborate with colleagues in an interprofessional setting, and the ability to assess and manage ocular and visual health for patients of all ages and backgrounds. Previous experience in a hospital or clinic setting is preferred. Requirements include a Doctor of Optometry degree, the successful completion of an optometric residency program, and a license to practice optometry in New York State prior to employment. A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience, will be provided. This position may include evenings and some Saturdays. The expected start date is Spring 2023.

Salary Range: $115K-$120K. We are a qualifying employer in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

For additional information about this position, please contact:

Dr. Richard Soden, Director of Health Care Development

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Nikki Cotler, Director of Eye + Vision Services Gotham Gouverneur

Email: [email protected]


The State University of New York, College of Optometry, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with disability, members of underrepresented groups, or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected] .

To view the College's Annual Security Report, visit https: // sunyopt.edu/?s=annual+security+report

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