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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    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

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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