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    Summary

    This position will provide eye care services at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The incumbent will provide direct care to patients and independently diagnose all optometry and ocular problems through external and internal physical evaluation of the eye and surrounding tissues.

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    Responsibilities

    • Manages ocular diseases and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases
    • Prescribes topical and systemic medications in the treatment of ophthalmic conditions
    • Co-management of patients with ophthalmology, primary care physicians and other specialty clinicians
    • Provides vision and eye care education and counseling to patients
    • Responsible for recording all patient care examinations, assessments, procedures, and care plans in health records.
    Work Schedule: Intermittent work schedule
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0662 Optometrist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516355600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.