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Optometrist - Full Time - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
Closing date
Apr 27, 2023

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Job Details

Under administrative direction, oversees patient diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of vision problems and diseases.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics.

- Knowledge of medial procedures and terminology related to eyes and vision.

- Interpersonal/human relations skills.

- Analytical skills.

- Attentiveness to detail.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality.

- Knowledge of electronic health records system.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

- Performs examinations for both the internal and external structures of the eye and subjective and objective tests to

evaluate vision; analyzes the test findings; diagnoses and determines appropriate treatments; communicates result to

and educates patients.

- Examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated

structures, as well as diagnoses related systemic conditions.

- Prescribes glasses and contact lenses; prescribes rehabilitation of the impaired eyes.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A degree in medicine from an accredited school of optometry; preferably supplemented with two (2) years of related experience. State license is required.


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Practice with Presence

More opportunity. More support. More voice. More purpose.

Everything you’ve been looking for is waiting for you at SSM Health, one of the leading health systems in the nation. We believe in the healing power of presence: The better we know our patients as individuals, the better we can care for them.

  • More practice setting locations and options. Our healing ministry features 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and outpatient care sites, and 10 post-acute facilities throughout an integrated system covering Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.
  • More support to help you succeed in your practice.  We partner with our physicians to make sure that they have the technologies, in-network specialists, highly trained staff and infrastructure (such as an Epic® EHR) to allow you to provide best-in-class care for your patients.
  • More voice. Our physicians are the hearts and hands of our system. Here you can contribute to building new programs, expand the reach of our system and contribute to ongoing quality initiatives to help us shape the future of care.
  • More purpose. Our core values and mission unite us to work closely together in a more meaningful way. Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Discover the difference of practicing with presence at SSM Health.


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12312 Olive Blvd
Ste 650
St. Louis

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