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Optometrist

Company: Bms Family Health And Wellness Centers
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Description:The Optometrists diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system, including examining eyes and prescribing corrective lenses.Duties/Responsibilities:Performs comprehensive examinations of the visual system to determine the nature or extent of ocular disorders.Perform vision tests and analyze results.Diagnose vision problems, such as nearsightedness, or farsightedness, and eye diseases, such as glaucoma Etc.Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other visual aids.As permitted by state law, perform minor surgical procedures and prescribe medications to correct or treat visual or eye issues.Provide treatments such as vision therapy or low vision rehabilitation.Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery.Evaluate patients for the presence of other diseases and conditions, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, and refer patients to other healthcare providers as needed.Promote eye and general health by counseling patients.Prescribe medications to treat ocular diseases and disorders.Perform pre- and post-operation checks.Documents and evaluates patients medical histories.Performs, orders, and interprets results of diagnostic or clinical tests. Provides or directs the provision of postoperative care. Develops treatment plans based on patients histories and goals, the nature and severity of disorders, and treatment risks and benefits.Educates patients about maintenance and promotion of healthy vision.Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams of health professionals to provide optimal patient care.Refers patients for more specialized treatments when conditions exceed experience, expertise, or scope of practice of practitioner.Requirements:Doctor of Optometry degree from an accredited institutionValid state optometry licenseStrong knowledge of eye anatomy and the visual systemAbility to diagnose and treat various eye conditions and diseasesStrong communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionalsStrong attention to detail and record-keeping skillsAbility to stay up to date with advancements and techniques in optometry.by Jobble

Keywords: Bms Family Health And Wellness Centers, New York , Optometrist, Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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