The Optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license. The Optometrist will support practice growth by establishing patient relationships and education to the patient on eyecare.
Duties & Responsibilities
Conducting Eye exams
Establishing long term patient relationships through proper patient care and education
Performs verbal interview with patient prior to examination to determine health and ocular history, medical issues, reasons for their visit as well their visual wants and needs
Instructs, recommends and advises patients as to their options for remediation of ametropias, systemic and ocular disease as well as visual wants and needs. Hands-off patient to support staff with recap discussion
Ability to generate patient loyalty and promote the profession of Optometry and Acuity Eyecare Group values
Perform vision tests and analyze results
Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases
Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications
Recommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific)
Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery--for example, examining a patient's eyes the day after cataract or refractive surgery
Evaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers within the proper time frame
Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses how often to have their eyes examined clearly communicating to the opticians and other sales people appropriate recommendations for the best possible lenses with the latest highest technology coatings and designs
Doctorate of Optometry from a credentialed institution,
Must have passed all optometric state boards.
401(k) with Match
Vision Service Plan
Employee Vision Discount Program
*Benefits applicable to full Time Employees only.
* This position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and move about the office.
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