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    Summary

    The optometrist selected for this position will provide comprehensive eye care services as well as follow-up care of existing conditions and management of emergency conditions to a diverse population of Veterans.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties of this position will include, but not limited to the treatment of the human eye:

    • Examine the eye by any method, other than surgery, to diagnose, treat, or refer for consultation or treatment of any abnormal condition of the human eye or its adnexa.
    • Utilize instruments, devices, pharmaceutical agents and procedures, other than surgery, intended for the purposes of investigating, examining, treating, diagnosing or correcting visual defects or abnormal conditions.
    • Prescribe lenses, devices containing lenses, prisms, contact lenses, orthoptics, vision training, pharmaceutical agents, or prosthetic devices to correct, relieve or treat defects or abnormal conditions.
    • Screen patients to assist in proper rtouing to appropriate health care provider.
    • Educate patients, residents, students regarding the ocular anomalies, ocular disease, and sight conservation.
    • Participate in research.
    • Familiar with RME and sterilization processing.
    • Duties as assigned by the Chief.

    Work Schedule: 6:45am - 5:30pm, 2 days a week. A schedule change may be considered and negotiated once onboard.
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    0662 Optometrist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524839700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.