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Title:  Optometrist

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3261
Job Purpose

The Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine has an Optometrist position available.  This positon will be located at an offsite location for Harris Health at the El Franco Lee location.

 


The Optometrist at Harris Hospital System will examine patients to determine the nature and degree of vision problems and/or eye disease.  The Optometrist's primary duties will include, but are not limited to: examining patients and performing various tests to determine visual acuity and perception; prescribing eyeglasses, corrective lenses, and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision; consulting with patients and referring them to Ophthalmologists or other health care practitioners if additional medical treatment is determined necessary; studying eye diseases and how to prevent and cure them. 

Job Duties
  • Examine patients and perform various tests to determine visual acuity and perception.
  • Prescribe eyeglasses, corrective lenses, and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision.
  • Consult with patients and refer them to Ophthalmologists or other health care practitioners if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
  • Study eye diseases and how to prevent and cure them.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctor of Optometry (OD).
  • Current license as an Optometrist by the Texas Optometry Board.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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