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Optometrist

Company: Key-whitman Eye Center
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

SummaryDiagnoses, manages, and treats conditions and diseases of the eye and visual system; works closely with Ophthalmologist as a team member. Examines eyes and visual system, diagnoses chief complaint, prescribes corrective lenses, and provides treatment or recommendations to Ophthalmologist for surgical evaluation. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions; ie GlaucomaEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesConduct eye exams using optometric equipment and general diagnostic interpretationDiagnose and treat ocular disease and disordersPrescribes medication to treat eye diseases, removes foreign bodies from the eye, and analyses test results and develops appropriate treatment plansPrescribes therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve visionProvides pre-and post-operative careRefers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriatePrescribes eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aidsRefers patients for surgical evaluations related to cataracts and other pathology conditionsMinimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)Doctorate in Optometry; prefers at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specifiedCertification/Licensure: Certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) and licensed by the State of TexasCompleted degree(s) from an accredited institutionPreference for added training in a refractive fellowship programConditions of EmploymentMay be required to submit immunization records for review for required vaccines and TB testingMay be subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status, if applicableMust maintain certification and/or licensure status

Keywords: Key-whitman Eye Center, Mesquite , Optometrist, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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