Title:  Optometrist

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $115,000 to $135,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13346

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. 

 

Fellowship training is a plus.  Role is located in an off-site Harris Health Clinic.

Job Duties

  • Examine patients and perform various tests to determine visual acuity and perception.
  • Prescribing 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 requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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

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