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Day - 10 Hour (United States of America)

PER DIEM

Summary

The optometrist will perform clinical services at the Cisco Life Connections Health Center. The optometrist shall be trained and experienced in providing manifest refraction, cycloplegic RFY, manual keratometry, corneal topography, low vision service, optical dispensary and contact lens fitting, including
teaching residents and medical students these procedures. The optometrist shall be trained and experienced in the comprehensive eye exam. Candidates should have outstanding clinical training, be experienced in examining and treating children.

Essential Functions
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and
responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education
and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Conduct a comprehensive eye exam. This shall include: visual acuity testing, contrast sensitivity testing, color vision testing, and related areas, external examination, slit lamp biomicroscopy of the cornea and anterior segment, applanation and other tonometric techniques, pupillary testing, visual field testing, extraocular motility examination and dilated fundoscopy.
  • Performs administrative functions such as the ordering of medications, clinic supplies and chart forms.
  • Performs the following procedures: manifest refraction, cycloplegic refraction, manual keratometry, corneal topography, contact lens fitting.
  • Responsible for certain aspects of the sub-specialty preoperative evaluation and postoperative care under the medical direction of the supervising ophthalmologist and department chairman.
  • Take medical history including: determination of chief complaint, review of systems, past and current medical problems including previous surgery, use of medication, allergies.
  • Use topical eye medications for the purpose of examining the eyes and diagnosing eye diseases and problems. Referring patients to ophthalmologist when needed.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
License/Certification​: Optometrist (OPT)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Performance Profile
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to assume responsibility and take accountability for results
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all
  • levels both within and outside the organization and gain their cooperation
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and set objectives and outcomes
  • Ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of Epic systems as well as other information systems, clinical software, and computer applications
  • used in a health care setting
  • Knowledge of infection prevention policies and procedures
  • Skill: Using autorefractor/keratometer for autorefraction
  • Skill: Using binocular indirect ophthalmoscope for Ocular fundus evaluation
  • Skill: Using Octopus 900 Perimeter for visual field examination for several concerns (glaucoma, etc.)
  • Skill: Using slit lamp for Intraocular pressure measurement
  • Skill: Using transluminator

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.