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Optometrist - Full Time - SLUCare Physician Group

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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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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