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Military Service - U.S. Air Force, Optometrist

United States
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Position Summary

As an Optometrist in the U.S. Air Force, you ll provide primary eye care for all Airmen and their families. You ll also instantly become an integral part of the healthcare system and do everything from prescribing correctional lenses to diagnosing conditions related to the ocular system.

Primary Responsibilities
Examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases and disorders of the eyes.
Prescribe treatment and ophthalmic devices, such as glasses and contact lenses.
Perform clinical procedures necessary to correct vision.
Manage optometry activities and supervise technicians.


The Air Force benefits package is unparalleled in the civilian world. Benefits include:
30 days of vacation with pay each year
Outstanding healthcare coverage for you and your family
Food and housing assistance
Generous retirement program
Continuing medical education opportunities
Free or low-cost world travel opportunities


This job requires military service with a contract as a commissioned officer in the Air Force. The application is for a specific position within the Air Force.

To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:
Doctor of Optometry
An unrestricted state license to practice optometry
Completion of eight-week Officer Training School
Must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 18 and 41
Must be willing to relocate

About the Air Force

The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, fight and win-airpower anytime, anywhere. We offer over 200 careers ranging from healthcare to engineering, and we live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. Join us and see how far you ll go.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations
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  • Job Reference: 673974595-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Military Service - U.S. Air Force
  • Location: United States
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent