The Per diem Optometrist with Eisner Health is a temporary position offering coverage to a provider scheduled to go on maternity leave. Upon completion of the temporary period there is potential for a transition to permanent status, depending on department growth.
Eisner Health is seeking an experienced Optometrist to provide specialized eye care, in a community clinic setting, by conducting eye exams, addressing issues of disease and/or injury, and educating patients regarding their eye care options. Successful candidates will treat patients with compassion and work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary staff to meet patient needs. Successful candidates will have a proven record of excellent patient care and a valid state license to practice Optometry. The responsibilities of the Optometrist includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Perform eye exams to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.
- Provide culturally sensitive, compassionate service for diverse, low-income patient population.
- Collaborate with health center management to uphold policies and meet stated targets for quality care measures and productivity.
- Review & analyze test results and develop treatment plans.
- Prescribe, supply fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids.
- Prescribe medications to treat eye issues as applicable.
- Educate and counsel patients on vision correction options.
- Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner as necessary.
- Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, with pre- and post-operative care as applicable.
- Prescribe therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision.
- Educate patients, family members and others involved in the patient’s eye care.
Requirements and Qualifications:
- A Doctor of Optometry Degree from one of the colleges of optometry listed as accredited by the Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association (COEAOA).
- Current, unrestricted California License from the State Board of Optometry.
- Current CPR Certification.
- Bilingual, English & Spanish highly preferred.
- Minimum 2 years of experience preferred.