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Optometrist

Company: United Indian Health Se
Location: Eureka
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Provides comprehensive vision services to UIHS Clients including complete eye examinations and treatment for a full range of complex optometric conditions. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.---Plans, coordinates and exercises professional judgment in initiating and implementing administrative and clinical decisions when providing vision services.---Provides clinical care as granted via the UIHS credentialing and privileging process.---Examines patient to determine general physical condition.---Responsible for examining vision, eye, and related structures to determine the presence of vision anomalies, diseases, and/or other abnormalities; treating eye conditions by prescribing and adapting spectacle lenses, contact lenses, optical aids, etc.---Elicits and records information about client's medical history.---Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on client's condition.---Analyzes reports and findings of tests and of examination, and diagnoses condition.---Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs.---Refer clients to other health professionals for further diagnosis and treatments. ---Adheres with accreditation and compliance standards/guidelines.---Attends department meetings and other meetings as assigned.---Maintains a professional, organized, and clean working environment by following organizational policies, guidelines, and safety standards.---Assists in development of departmental policy, procedures, and quality improvement activities within the clinic as directed.---Performs all duties in accordance with the UIHS Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no administrative responsibilities but does provide clinical oversight of the Optician as it relates to direct client care. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Educational degrees must be from a US Department of Education accredited school---Must have a valid certificate of completion from a School of Optometry with a degree of Doctor of Optometry.COMPUTER OPERATIONS---Demonstrated use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming in 3rd and 4th generation languages, relational databases, and operating systems) and intermediate software packages (word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.) ---Must be able to work in an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. LANUGUAGE SKILLS:---Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. ---Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. ---Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. ---Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:---Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. ---Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.REASONING ABILITY:---Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. ---Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:---Must possess a valid license to practice optometry from the state of California ---Shall possess a valid CPR/BLS certificate. ---Must meet all other requirements for clinical staff membership as outlined in the UIHS Clinical Staff Bylaws---Shall possess a valid driver's license. ---Must be able to be covered by agency's vehicle insurance and provide proof of valid private vehicle coverage. ** Applicant must pass a drug screen (including THC) and a background check **

Keywords: United Indian Health Se, Redding , Optometrist, Healthcare , Eureka, California

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