Optometrist

Employer
TalentCare
Location
Laurel
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Ref
11388
Specialty
Primary Care
Position Type
Permanent

Summary


Have you ever wished there was a way more people would take better care of their vision health? Join an organization giving patients access to vision care in a place where they already go for regular health and wellness products! Connect with patients in a way you never could before, and help those who may have previously disregarded their vision health. Plus, become a valued pillar of the community - someone that patients know they can count on to simply be there when needed.
Perks of this Optometrist Job
  • State-of-the-art equipment allows you to practice the full scope of Optometry, not just refraction
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Emphasis on quality of care rather than quantity of services provided
  • Easy to establish long-term, trusted relationships with your patients
  • Compensation models customizable to your needs and career goals
  • Part-time, full-time, contract or leased services options
  • Above-and-beyond medical benefits and PTO
  • Generous allowance for continuing education
  • Career advancement options, including clinic and regional management and beyond
Ready to join an organization that will flex with your career needs and give you the opportunity to take a patient-centric approach to care? Apply today!

Responsibilities


The Optometrist examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associate structures as well as diagnoses related systemic conditions.

Optometrist Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examines 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, diabetic or macular degeneration and dry eyes.
  • Prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state law permits.
  • Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids.
  • Analyze test results and develop a treatment plan.
  • Remove foreign bodies from eye.
  • Consult with and refer patients to Ophthalmologist.
  • Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract, with pre- and post-operative care.
  • Provide vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills


The ideal candidate is someone who is considered by others as patient-focused, works well in a team environment, and displays positive energy.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required: O.D. licensed to practice in Maryland.