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Optometrist-Franklin Medical Offices

💼 Graduate Job

Denver

AI generated summary

  • You need a Doctor of Optometry degree and a Colorado Optometrist license, with certification in pharmaceutical agents. 2 years clinical experience preferred.
  • You will examine patients' eyes, diagnose visual deficiencies, prescribe corrective lenses, fit contact lenses, and refer patients to specialists as needed.

Graduate Job

HealthcareDenver

Description

  • “May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums: https://www.lmpartnership.org/local-contracts.   
  • Under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Optometry, examines eyes to determine visual status & performance by means of instrumentation & observation, & prescribes corrective procedures.

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college of optometry w/ a Doctor of Optometry degree, plus currently licensed as an Optometrist in the State of Colorado including certification in the use of diagnostic & therapeutic pharmaceutical agents
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) & Taxonomy code required at time of hire
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Min two years clinical experience and ocular disease residency preferred.

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Examines patients having a full range of visual problems by taking patient’s case history & reviewing medical records, if available
  • Examines patient’s eyes & adjoining structures for evidence of pathology
  • Investigates the state of patient’s visual functioning by using a full field of optometric instruments & techniques
  • Diagnoses visual deficiencies & prescribes corrective lenses
  • Prescribes & fits contact lenses
  • Determines visual requirements of the partially sighted
  • Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic & microscopic lenses, magnifiers & other optical devices to aid low-vision patients
  • Prescribes & fits contact lenses
  • Determines visual requirements of the partially sighted
  • Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic & microscopic lenses, magnifiers & other optical devices to aid low-vision patients
  • Examines patients presenting w/ ocular emergencies
  • Prescribes medications when appropriate
  • Refers patients w/ indications of possible ocular pathology to an Ophthalmologist as needed
  • Refers patients to other appropriate KP providers as needed for further evaluation & required treatment
  • Participates in departmental & educational meeting including peer review activities within the department & medical facility
  • In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the KP Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives
  • Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendorsSupports compliance & Kaiser Permanent’s Code of Conduct by adhering to federal & state laws & regulations, accreditation & license requirements, by policies & procedures
  • Responds appropriately to observed fraud & abuse

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Denver