Sault Tribe
  • - Health
  • MI, USA
  • Year Round - Part Time

The Optometrist, under the direction of the Chief Optometrist, is responsible for performing vision tests and analyzing results. The position is responsible for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of ocular disease and; determination of refractive conditions for spectacle correction and contact lens services; prescription of eyeglasses, contact lenses and medications.  The position is responsible for providing pre and post-operative care to patients undergoing eye surgery. The position is responsible for evaluating patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and referring patients to other healthcare providers as needed. The position is responsible for promoting eye health by counseling patients.            

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)

 

  • Patient Care including      screening, diagnosis, and treatment of Ocular disease.                                
  • Determination of      refractive conditions for spectacle correction and contact lens services.  
  • Knowledge and application      of Ophthalmic Optics.                                                                          
  • Utilization      and interpretation of OCT Cirrus, Visual fields, and other diagnostic      equipment.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)

 

  • Coverage      for other locations.
  • Insertion      of eye drops.
  • Other      job related duties as assigned.

 

CONTACTS:

 

Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, Board of Directors, customers, outside vendors/service providers.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Position is sedentary, primarily sitting/lifting of maximum of 10 pounds. Physical factors include constant use of hearing (good listening skills), near/midrange/far vision, depth perception, color vision and typing; frequent standing, walking, sitting, reaching, manual handling, field of vision and bending; and occasional carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling and travel. Working conditions include occasional exposure to noise and air quality. Potential hazards include constant contact infectious patient/client contact, computer use and equipment (medical); frequent exposure to needles and syringes and equipment use and occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, electric shock and chemicals. Protective equipment/clothing needed to perform the job including protective hand gloves and surgical face masks.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Education: Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) required.

 

Experience: One year of previous experience employed as an Optometrist.

 

Certification/License: Must have and maintain current Michigan Optometry License required. DPA (Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents) Certification required. TPA (Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents) Certification required. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Electronic Health Records preferred. Computer skills required. Must maintain confidentiality. Native American preferred.

 

REMUNERATION:                        Negotiable

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