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Optometrist Per Diem - Varies

Company: Legacy Community Health
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary - Per Diem Optometrist

Examining the eyes of patients of all ages to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality and defects in vision.

Checks for signs and symptoms of general health conditions (for example diabetes). Must be flexible with hours and open to traveling to different clinics.

Essential Duties & Functions

  • Communicates with patients to get detailed case histories.
  • Performs test using specialist equipment for diagnosis.
  • Issues prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses.
  • Fitting and checking prescribed lenses in order to correct vision defects.
  • Offering advice and reassurance about matters related to vision.
  • Offering help and advice for patients choosing frames and lenses.
  • Writing referral notices to doctors.
  • Undertaking continuing education and training (CET).
  • Managing staff, including dispensing opticians and clerical staff.
  • Liaising with sales representatives from vision care product suppliers.
  • Develop and maintenance of Clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols as needed.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Certifications, Licenses, & Training

(minimum requirements)

  • Doctor of Optometry with current licensure.

Required Years of Experience

(minimum requirements)

  • Experience working at an FQHC or working with the underserved.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

  • Must be able to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize

Keywords: Legacy Community Health, Houston , Optometrist Per Diem - Varies, Other , Houston, Texas

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