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Full Job Title: Pediatric Optometrist Outpatient Practice

Job Number: 97640

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 4-16-2018



DEPARTMENT: Ophthalmology

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Director of Ophthalmology

TITLES SUPERVISED: Ophthalmology Technicians

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide care in the form of prescription of eyeglasses and contact lenses as well as in the detection of eye disease. The care is provided in the Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents.

Responsibilities
·Clinical
Perform ophthalmology exams in accordance with national optometry standards. Examine patient's eyes, conduct ophthalmology exams to detect vision problems, diseases, and other abnormal conditions. Prescribes eyeglasses and contact lenses, and may prescribe drugs to treat eye disorders. Perform cycloplegic and non-cycloplegic refractions utilizing retinoscope, auto-refraction and manifiest refraction techniques.
·Research
Participate in research/demonstration activities as needed.
·Education/Teaching
Provide education to personnel, patients or family through structured presentations and unstructured interactions while performing exams or resolving questions.
·Administration/Service
Participate as member of department committees as requested. Represent department at professional and other meetings as requested.

Skills & Competencies
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Clinical
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment services. Possess sound knowledge of procedures and regulations specific to the assessment and care of infants, children, and adolescents.

Required:
·Doctor of Optometry
·Pass written National Board examination and National, regional or State clinical exam
·Certified Optometrist
·Two years of clinical experience

Preferred:

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