Optometrist Job Description Sample
Location: Hu Hu Kam, Sacaton, AZ Department:
Optometry Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied Shifts Hours:
Fill-In Coverage Minimum Rate: Job Details:
- JOB SUMMARY:
As clinical provider, performs, completes and oversees the full range of primary and secondary eye care treatment activities to ensure appropriate diagnosis of ocular conditions in accordance with all standards and practices
1.Graduation from an accredited program of study leading to a O.D. degree
2.Current, unrestricted and valid State of Arizona license to practice Optometry from the Arizona State Board of Optometry
3.Completion of 1 year optometric residency program
4.Current basic CPR designation or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire
Mercy Clinic, a regionally and nationally recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting an Optometrist to join our growing and expanding team, on a PRN basis, on campus of Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Routine & Medical Eye-Exams
Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses
Educate and counsel patients
This Opportunity Includes:
Coverage every Thursday and PRN for days, evenings, and weekends.
Epic Software System, which is an innovative tool that helps us fulfill our commitment to serving patients with the highest levels of safety, quality care and personal service. "One patient, One record."
At Mercy we make a difference by touching the lives of those we serve with compassion and exceptional service
- Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Optometrist position provides direct optometric services to customer-owners in support of the overall objectives of the Optometry program.
Degree in optometry required.
Current Alaska license to practice optometry including diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical endorsement.
Meets all requirements in order to obtain medical staff membership and required privileges of service.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.
Staff Optometrist, Vision Associates
Current eligibility or License by State of Ohio Board of Optometry
Skills and Abilities
Thrives working in a team based, collaborative environment.
Has excellent clinical skills.
Demonstrates affability in relationships with patients, staff and colleagues.
Adept at managing patient expectations and complaints.
Desires to treat children as well as adults in a full-scope optometric practice.
Clinical Job Duties:
Uses pre-testing data, and patient history in conducting dilated eye exams and contact lens exams both pediatric and adult.
Provide pre and post operative care to Ophthalmology surgical patients
Diagnose eye related conditions or disorders such as myopia, hyperopia and presbyopia, esotropia, etc.
Prescribes eye glasses.
Prescribe, and fit patients in use of contact lenses.
Diagnose and treat emergent and chronic eye conditions.
Prescribe ocular medications as allowed by licensure.
Evaluate patient ocular health and refer to staff ophthalmologists or other specialists as appropriate.
Collaborates with colleagues to assist in developing best practices associated with specific disease states.
Have a working familiarity with the frames, lenses and contact lens technologies featured by the group practice.
Conform to internal clinical guidelines and external regulatory compliance requirements for documentation, coding and billing.
Willing to perform other duties as assigned.
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals
Evaluates patients' health condition across and within the full vision center scope of service (for example, visual acuity, visual function and eye health, keratometry, refraction) to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment
Provides evidence-based vision care to ensure patient's health and well-being
Provides overall direction
Represents the company in vision care and patient engagement
Doctoral degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school.
Licensed optometrist in good standing in state of practice.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- Completion of a post-graduate year one (PGY-1) in area of emphasis (for example, family practice, low vision care, pediatric or geriatric optometry, ocular disease).
Adventure Dental, Vision and Orthodontics is part of the Hero Practice Management group. Hero is the only practice management company focused on delivering the systems, processes, and people needed to efficiently deliver quality dental, vision and orthodontic care to children in underserved communities.
With 26 offices across seven states, we have helped over a million children ages six months through 20 years gain access to the care they need since 2006. Working at Hero is both a career and a callingjoin us, BE A HERO!
Serving the needs of the Medicaid population requires a well-oiled machine. Our fast-paced, high volume offices require smart scheduling, effective patient communications, tested processes and a dedicated, well-trained staff.
The Adventure Dental, Vision, and Orthodontics team knows what it takes to provide quality dental, vision and orthodontic care under one roof. We are looking to create long-term relationships with the children and families we serve, and, to achieve that goal, we are dedicated to providing our staff with the support, compensation and lifestyle they need for career happiness.
Navigating the healthcare system can be a challenge for the families we serve. At Adventure, we make it easy and enjoyable for parents to get regular vision, dental and orthodontic care for their children.
Our kid-friendly offices take the fear out of dental visits, and all our staff is trained to put both children and parents at ease. From scheduling to payments, eye wear selection to orthodontics, we make it fun, easy and affordable for children to thrive.
MISSION OF THE ROLE:
The Optometrists mission is to provide preventive and restorative eye care for all patients, diagnosing and treating vision-related symptoms as well instructing staff on how to assist in patient treatment.
OUTCOMES OF THE ROLE
Integrity & Accountability: Demonstrates high integrity in all activities; does not cut corners to achieve goals.
Understand, monitor and ensure effective execution of all policies and procedures by (1) completing administrative tasks correctly and on time (2) supporting organizations goals and values and (3) supporting affirmative action and respecting diversity. Designs & systematically executes proactive, recurring processes to achieve goals. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and develops alternative solutions.
Analyzes market and competition and adapts strategy to changing conditions. Uses research, facts, and analysis to inform decisions and continually improve outcomes.
Mission Driven & Patient-First: Passionate about delivering high-quality care and service and responding promptly to costumers needs.
Develops implementation plans and communicate changes effectively by (1) building team commitment (2) supporting those affected by change and (3) evaluating results. Competently examine patients, diagnose diseases and effectively treat and perform all necessary procedures. Educate by setting up a friendly relationship with the patients to educate them about the complications of treatment and duration of healing process by (4) preparing a doctor case file including medical history (5) informing patients on general care and health of eyes at regular time intervals and (6) staying informed on latest vision treatment techniques. Evaluate by responding promptly to patients needs by (7) managing difficult or emotional customer situations (8) developing innovative approaches and ideas and (9) soliciting customer feedback to improve service.
Compassionate & Teamwork: Works well with members of Heros leadership team in pursuit of the companys goals.
Puts team above self, doing whatever it takes to make the broader organization win. Work collaboratively with the Hero Practice Support Center team to (1) implement new programs and initiatives (2) provide feedback and ideas on improvement areas. Provide vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates by (3) displaying passion and optimism (4) remaining open to others ideas (5) being able to work in a fast-paced environment with different personalities and (6) including staff in planning, decision making and process improvement. Builds a community within the practice that fosters teammate satisfaction and retention by (7) developing strategies to achieve organizational goals (8) being available to staff (9) accepting feedback from others, developing subordinates skills and encouraging growth.
Demonstrates attention to detail and able to handle a diverse workload.
Able to multi-task and complete tasks correctly and on time.
Exhibits strong interpersonal skills, listening to patients and staff members needs and possesses a friendly demeanor.
Identifies issues and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Preferred knowledge of EagleSoft/Dolphin Database, DentaQuest and RevolutionEHR software and Paychex Human Resource and Payroll Systems; must have proficiently with all Microsoft Office programs
Must be a graduate of an accredited U.S. School
Current O.D. license in the state where the practice is located
Must have a Medicaid Provider number and NPI number
Responsible for keeping license active, current and in good standing
Some travel, less than 10% of the time.
SALARY & BENEFITS
Full-time, exempt position. Competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k).
This position requires full range of body motion. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally 50.
Create exceptional value in the lives of our patients/customers by delivering the highest quality Optometric care. This includes providing excellent patient service including clinical diagnosis, treatment and management of visual and ocular disorders and diseases.
Uncovering patient visual needs and prescribing to meet/exceed those needs. Achieve/exceed expectations regarding Quality Assurance standards, business metrics and associate management guidelines. Understands and embodies company Values and adheres to all company policies and procedures.
Examines eyes and performs various tests to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Prescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids to correct or conserve vision.
Educates the patient and recommends lens options to correct or enhance visual needs.
Consults with and refers patients to an Ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
Evaluates visual display terminal needs.
Supervises apprentice opticians and other associates while on apprentice permit.
Assists the office management in determining office needs.
Additional responsibilities as identified based on business needs.
Participates in the store and organizational goals.
Assist general manager as needed in the overall leadership and management of the office.
Manages the quality assurance protocols/guidelines set forth by the QA Committee and ensures adherence within the store.
Adhere to privacy and confidential and proprietary company policies and procedures (i.e. HIPAA).
Participate in any/all training and educational activities necessary to fulfill at least the minimum requirements as specified within your departmental goals. This is in addition to, the completion of any activities necessary for the maintenance of professional affiliations or organizational requirements.
Diligently maintain the cleanliness of all equipment, workstations and the overall facility on a daily basis.
As required by changing business needs, complete additional responsibilities as assigned up to and including working a flexible schedule.
Graduate of Accredited School of Optometry
State License to Practice Optometry
DPA (Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents) certified
TPA (Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents) certified
Experience & Background:
Capable of examining a number of patients based on scheduled appointment requirements.
Well versed in diagnostic evaluation.
If you are prohibited from working on a government contract, this may disqualify you from consideration for this position.
Visionworks provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or disabled veteran, or any other status protected by Federal, state or local law.
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Avosys is seeking to hire an Optometrist for a Healthcare Facility in Tucson, Arizona.
Documentation of patient encounters, referrals and coding in Composite Health Care Systems (CHCS) Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).
Examination, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures, as well as diagnosis of related systemic conditions utilizing refractive, pharmaceutical, and rehabilitative (low vision, contact lens, and binocular vision) procedures.
Utilization and prescription of pharmaceutical agents for the examination of the eye and adnexa as well as treatment and management of vision disorders, diseases, and conditions of the eye and adnexa.
Utilization and prescription of ophthalmic and other rehabilitative prosthetic devices (including spectacles, contact lenses, low vision devices, etc.) and training in their use.
Ordering of diagnostic laboratory studies (including preparation of specimens for cultures, sensitivity testing, smear and histological analysis, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, serology/ immunology, nuclear medicine, urinalysis, etc.); ordering of diagnostic imaging studies (ultrasound of the eye, head, neck, heart; ocular fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography; radiology of the eye, orbit, head, neck, chest including X-ray, CT, MRI, MRA with and without contrast; etc.).
Consultation with attending physicians and others, when requested, to augment the care of patients; referral to appropriate health care providers of patients with medical, surgical, psychiatric, and rehabilitative conditions; health education and sight conservation programs to inform patients of potential ocular complications of disease processes and to prevent loss of sight or reduced visual performance as a result of safety hazards or environmental influences; emergency care not within scope of other approved privileges to prevent imminent vision loss; providing appropriate military specific documentation such as (but not limited to) narrative medical summaries for Medical Evaluation Boards and medical profile paperwork.
Perform clinical procedures to include refractive status determination; binocular vision status determination; ocular and adnexal health evaluation; external, anterior segment, and fundus photography with interpretation; ocular electro diagnostic measurement with interpretation; ocular diagnostic imaging (ultrasonographic and laser) measurement with interpretation; ocular angiographic (fluorescein and indocyanine green) photography with interpretation; epilation of lashes; expression of adnexal glands; examination, testing, dilation and irrigation of the lacrimal apparatus; insertion of temporary and permanent punctual plugs; removal of non-perforating foreign bodies from the eye and adnexa; uncomplicated repair of non-perforating ocular and adnexal lacerations; suture removal from the eye or adnexa; corneal debridement and intrastromal repair of recurrent epithelial erosions; corneal scraping for culturing.
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from a 4-year school or college of optometry in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) in the year of the applicant's graduation and approved by the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General.
Possess a permanent, full, and unrestricted therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA) license to practice optometry in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia. License cannot be under investigation nor have any adverse action pending from a State Board or national licensing/certification agency.
Two years of general TPA practice of optometry or one year of ACOE accredited post-graduate residency training in an appropriate specialty area.
Employed full-time in the practice of optometry or in training for 24 of the last 36 months.
Completion of the USAF Aviation/Special Duty and Warfighter Refractive Surgery Certification Course is required.
Possess and maintain current Basic Life Support certification.
Sufficient experience to be able to adequately perform optometric tasks, to include, but not limited to the following:
Participate in the installation's occupational vision program involving functions performed by the optometry clinic.
Perform a primary role in the visual readiness and optimization of active duty personnel for both war and peace mission accomplishment.
Participate in squadron process improvement activities, evaluation of squadron performance, and optometric- related research and provide training to ophthalmic technicians, other optometrists, and other wing staff as appropriate.
Working knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
Location: Tucson, AZ USA
Potential for Teleworking: No
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
EXAM NUMBER : Y5611E
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION:
Due to the Manpower Shortage Recruitment, new appointments and current incumbents shall be compensated at Step 7 of the applicable salary range. This is in effect until June 30, 2018 or until it is determined that a shortage no longer exists, whichever is sooner
Effective 10/01/2017: $4,952.36 - $7,382.83
Examines, diagnoses and corrects to maximum efficiency patients' non-medical visual problems through use of corrective lenses, both spectacle and contact, and other optical aids. Essential Job Functions
Interviews and examines patients having a full range of vision problems, consulting medical charts when available.
Determines, using a full field of optometric instruments and equipment, such things as patients' visual acuity; amplitude of accommodation; refractive state at far and near point; and accommodation, convergence, and biocular coordination at far and near point.
Conducts fundus (living eye) examination through biomicroscopy, including viewing with fixed lens and camera.
Utilizes ophthalmometry for high astigmatic diagnosis.
Employs low vision aids such as telescopic and microscopic lenses for the correction of sub-normal vision.
Determines proper remedial alternatives and discusses and interprets findings with patients and/or parents; suggesting appropriate remedial method.
Refers patients with indications of possible pathological condition to an ophthalmologist for additional examination.
Consults with ophthalmologist when appropriate.
Calculates proper prescription employing formulas ranging from those necessary to calculate simple, single corrective lenses, through those necessary to calculate contact lenses, prisms, iseikonic and ophakic lenses.
Instructs resident ophthalmologists and paramedical personnel in the field of ophthalmic instrumentation and procedure by planning and developing a course of training under the direction of a chief of ophthalmology services; conducting lectures and demonstrations, and observing clinic practice.
Prepares, justifies and submits the annual optometry budget based upon estimates of space and equipment needs and projected workload.
A license to practice optometry issued by the California State Board of Optometry.
PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking my be involved.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
Applicants must attach a legible copy of the license issued by the California State Board of Optometry at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online.
The required license must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificate will not be accepted.
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible register.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services, as they occur.
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on this examination will be added to the Eligible Register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.
No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONand you may be DISQUALIFIED.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualification for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Application electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.
Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax them to (323) 869-942 or email the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include your name, the exam number and exam title.
Social Security Number Language:
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
Computer and Internet access at Public libraries:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
No sharing USER ID and Password:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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Responsibilities of the Optometrist
- Lead all clinical aspects of center to ensure best patient care.
- Perform comprehensive eye health and vision examinations.
- Contact lens fittings.
- Diagnose disease and vision disorders.
- Counsel patients regarding their vision needs.
- Maintain complete, timely and legible medical records.
- Doctorate of Optometry degree (OD) from an accredited medical school
- License in the state of Connecticut to practice
- Excellent clinical and patient relation skills
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