Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
If you're ready for a career that allows you to practice the full scope of Optometry with excellent pay and benefits, a Loan Repayment Program, job stability, and the chance for advancement, you need to get to know the IHS! Explore the diverse professional, geographic, and cultural experiences that many IHS Optometrists say made their careers uniquely rewarding. Please take this opportunity to contact our Optometrists or view the Jobs web site.
The IHS provides curative, preventive, and rehabilitative services through hospitals, health centers and clinics located in primarily rural locations on or near reservations. To the maximum extent possible within the resources available, the IHS will make available an organized and on-going eye care program including the following: ocular health promotion activities, general and specialty examinations, treatments and procedures, required prescription ophthalmic devices and associated dispensing services, and ophthalmic surgery.