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Optometrist

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 93473
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085033021-Ophthalmology

Overview

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Optometrist to join our reputable eye care practice and provide comprehensive vision care services to our diverse patient population. As an integral member of our team, you will play a crucial role in assessing, diagnosing, and managing various eye conditions, as well as promoting overall eye health and well-being.

JOB SUMMARY: Examine, diagnose, treat, and manage disorders of the visual system, eye diseases, and injuries. Prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) from an accredited School of Optometry and 3 years of practical Optometrist experience. 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Licensed optometrist in good standing in the State of North Carolina. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provide outpatient care for patients with eye-related disorders and conditions. 
  • Conduct routine eye examinations, including visual field tests. 
  • Determine each patients visual acuity, field of vision and hand-eye coordination 
  • Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications
  • Evaluate eye-related symptoms, such as discharge, redness and inflammation 6. Prescribe corrective lenses when required
  • Refer patients to board-certified ophthalmologists when required for more holistic eye care 
  • Educate patients on proper eye care 
  • Identify eye health safety factors that could impact vision, such as working around chemicals or in front of a computer 
  • Advise patients about proper eye hygiene and care 

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