Provides support of the day to day activities of the Eye Clinic. Incumbent will provide care as delineated in the clinical privilege list for Optometrists. Conducts primary ocular health examinations including dilated eye exams for diabetic eye care, glaucoma, macular degeneration and other related conditions prevalent in a hospital based eye clinic. Must be adept at managing these conditions with appropriate therapeutic intervention and/or referral protocols.Learn more about this agency
Prescribing and ordering eye glasses
Ordering diagnostic imaging and laboratory studies
Preparing referrals for diagnosis, treatment, and management of systemic and ocular conditions revealed through optometric examination
Patient and family education
Emergency care ( evaluating/managing/triaging emergent, non-surgical eye conditions)
Problem oriented care (managing patients referred with complaints of typical, routine eye disorders)
Preventive health services (performing mandated examinations such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma screenings)
Medical and ocular history; visual acuity measurement'; pupilary function testing; color vision testing; extraocular muscle function and binocularity testing; refractive and accommodative testing; external examination of eye and adnexal structures; biomicroscopic examination of the ocular adnexa, anterior and/or posterior segments of the eye including gonioscopic and fundus lens evaluation; ophthalmoscopic, tonometric, and perimetric evaluations
Other duties as assigned
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Financial Discloser Report: Not Required
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