Optometrist

$94,023 - $103,785 yearly
  • La Clinica de la Raza
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Mar 11, 2019
Part time Health Care / Medical

Job Description

Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:

Healthcare Delivery

  • Examine eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness
  • Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids.
  • Analyze test results and develop a treatment plan
  • Perform all routine vision and ocular examinations in order to provide appropriate corrections.
  • Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, with pre- and post-operative care
  • Train assistants to perform screening and other functions as appropriate
  • Prescribe therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision

Patient Experience

  • Educate and counsel patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements and safety factors.
  • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary
  • Implement continuing education and screening programs

Collaboration & Mentorship

  • Act as administrative and operations resource to optometry student interns
  • Attend staff meetings as deemed necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
  • Knowledge of modern optometric methods, procedures, practices. Contact lens experience essential.
  • Knowledge and experience in ortho-optics and visual training preferred
  • Knowledge of evidence based approaches to optical care
  • Cultural competence working in diverse/low income communities

Abilities

  • Ability to perform eye examinations on children and adults
  • Ability in exercising sound judgment in quickly evaluating emergency situations; in rendering prompt decisions
  • Ability to write concisely and legibly; communicate effectively; and relate congenially to patients and staff
  • Ability to meet requirements for obtaining UPIN and for participation on insurance panels
  • Ability to English/Spanish (preferred)

Experience and Other Certifications

  • Graduation from an accredited school of optometry, Doctor of Optometry degree
  • Requires valid California Optometry license
  • One year internship and/or experience in a community clinic or private practice
  • Experience supervising student interns desirable

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Deadline to Apply

March 1, 2019