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Title:  Optometrist

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $115,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  7010

Summary

The Optometrist is a medical provider who provides optometric care. The Optometrist examines patients to determine the nature and degree of vision problems and/or eye disease. They work closely with Ophthalmologists in which to manage care. This is a Harris Health System psoition. 

Job Duties

  • Examines patients and perform various tests to determine visual acuity and perception.
  • Prescribes eyeglasses, corrective lenses, and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision.
  • Consults with patients and refer them to Ophthalmologists or other health care practitioners if additional medical treatment is determined necessary.
  • Studies 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a clinical or academic setting with direct patient care.
  • Bilingual

 

 

 

 

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

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