Optometrist – O221

  • 3 years ago

Job Information

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    Posted On Jul 23 ,2020

Job Description


  1. Perform thorough routine eye inspections including visual acuity measurement, refractions, Eye pressure measurement, etc
  2. Identify the patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
  3. Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness and color blindness.
  4. Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
  5. Prescribe corrective lenses and medications.
  6. Contact lens fitting and Focimeter use.
  7. Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications.
  8. Provide pre-and post-operative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient’s eyes the day after surgery.
  9. Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan, including referrals, therapeutic prescriptions, and long-term medical management, in patients’ charts.
  10. Maintain communication with Nurses and support staff in order to optimize quality clinical care and service.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  1. Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) Degree.
  2. Current license to operate.
  3. Demonstrates leadership qualities.
  4. Able to work in a stressful situation.
  5. Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Participate in the implementation of patient education, clinical support, and community outreach programs.
  7. Must be able to evaluate the results of a variety of diagnostic tests and decide on the best course of treatment for a patient.
  8. Must be able to clearly explain eye care instructions to their patients, as well as answer patients’ questions.
  9. Customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills.
  10. In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment.
  11. Flexible, team player, and critical thinker.