The optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license.
The optometrist will support practice growth by establishing patient relationships and education to the patient on eyecare
Duties & Responsibilities
Conducting Eye exams
Establishing long term patient relationships through proper patient care and education
Performs verbal interview with patient prior to examination to determine health and ocular history, medical issues, reasons for their visit as well their visual wants and needs
Instructs, recommends and advises patients as to their options for remediation of ametropias, systemic and ocular disease as well as visual wants and needs. Hands-off patient to support staff with recap discussion
Ability to generate patient loyalty and promote the profession of Optometry and Acuity Eyecare Group values.
Perform vision tests and analyze results
Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases
Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications
Recommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific)
Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery--for example, examining a patient's eyes the day after cataract or refractive surgery
Evaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers within the proper time frame
Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses how often to have their eyes examined clearly communicating to the opticians and other sales people appropriate recommendations for the best possible lenses with the latest highest technology coatings and designs.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $91,250 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.