Part Time- Optometrist
Optometry | Northfield, OH | Part Time
InGenesis, Inc. has been providing high-quality staffing and consulting solutions to commercial, military, federal and state government clients since 1998. We specialize in servicing the healthcare industry, and have vast experience staffing healthcare providers in diverse specializations, including nurses, physicians, allied health and ancillary professionals. Founded and still based in San Antonio, Texas, InGenesis is an SBA 8(a)-certified, woman-owned minority business. With dedication and innovation we aim to achieve dynamic working relationships among our clients and qualified healthcare professionals.
This is a part time position located at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare, Northfield, OH.
JOB DUTIES IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE: (These duties are illustrative only. Incumbents may perform some or all these duties or other job -related duties as assigned.)
Conducts routine, periodic & emergency examinations using specialized diagnostic equipment (e.g., refractometer, indirect & direct opthalmoscope) to discover defects that can be corrected by prisoms, lenses or other optical accessory, determines by examination & evaluation of medical history whether corrective treatment or physician referral is indicated and prescribes, fits, adjusts and repairs glasses for patients.
Acts as consultant to other professional & para -professional staff regarding forms of eye pathology; evaluates medical records to determine corrective optometric treatment.
Plans, schedules & directs comprehensive eye screening program; prescribes, fits, adjusts & repairs glasses; instructs patients in proper eye care & care of glasses; writes m medical & technical reports.
MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of optometry which must include coursework in each of the following areas: practical, theoretical, physiological
& optic optometry, pathology, anatomy & physiology of eye; federal & state laws & rules governing practice of optometry.
Ability to deal with many variables & determine specific course of action; gather, collate & classify information about data,
people or things; demonstrate dexterity to use hands skillfully.
MINIMUM CLASS QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Certificate of licensure to practice optometry, per Section 4725.09 of Revised Code.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN THE CLASSIFICATION AFTER EMPLOYMENT:
Annual renewal of license with requirement of 12 hours of continuing medical education.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: