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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located at Fort Polk, LA.

    A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.

    Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who are new to Federal service.

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide diagnosis, management, and treatment of all patients that are within the scope of optometric practice and credentials.
    • Treat pathology and injuries of the eye and adnexa using therapeutic drugs.
    • Diagnose and treat any visual anomaly and pathologic conditions of the ocular adnexa.
    • Perform visual and ocular examinations on all types of patients, such as refractive surgery patients, pediatric patients, geriatric patients, and contact lens patients.
    • Provide eye and vision consultative services to patients and medical staff.
    • Serve as a Visual Conservation Officer performing a variety of duties dealing with eye protection and eye injuries of service members and civilian workers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% Business Travel required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0662 Optometrist

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