Title:  Optometrist

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  up to $115,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8975


The Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to fill an open Optometrist position located as the El Franco Lee clinic.  This position is full-time and affiliated with Harris Health Systems.

Job Duties

The Optometrist 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry (OD).
  • Current license as an Optometrist by the Texas Optometry Board.

Preferred Qualifications

Residency trained Optometrists.
Experience in a clinical or academic setting with direct patient care.





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