Northeast Florida Optometric Society

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  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:03 PM
    Message # 9884869
    Paulina DeJesus (Administrator)

    We are seeking a, caring optometrist for a temporary position in a busy established

    ophthalmology practice. In this role, you will ensure excellence in patient care by conducting eye

    exams, addressing issues of disease and/or injury, and educating patients regarding their eye care

    options. You will treat patients with compassion and work collaboratively with the rest of our

    staff to meet all their needs. Successful candidates will have a proven record of excellent patient

    care and a valid state license to practice optometry.

    Optometrist Duties and Responsibilities

    · Perform standard eye exams for patients on a daily basis

    · Check for evidence of disease, injury, or other problems impacting vision

    · Provide prescriptions for corrective lenses as needed

    · Listen to and address patient’s questions and concerns

    · Educate patients regarding the eyecare and vision correction options

    · Analyze results from all tests conducted and share results with patients

    · Prescribe medications when needed

    · Utilize all necessary equipment properly, ensuring it is in good working order

    · Coordinate with the rest of the staff as needed to meet patient’s’ needs

    · Check prescription and fit of corrective lenses

    · Record all tests, prescriptions, and treatments in patient electronic chart

    · Refer patients to trusted specialists as needed

    Optometrist Requirements and Qualifications

    · Doctor of Optometry (D.O.) required from an accredited educational institution

    · Current state optometry license, valid and in good standing

    · Solid working knowledge of all ophthalmic equipment needed to conduct examinations

    · Experience prescribing and fitting corrective lenses

    · Current medical knowledge of testing and treatments for eye injuries and diseases

    · Continued commitment to remaining up to date on the latest research and techniques

    · History of excellent patient care

    · Positive attitude and team-oriented approach to patient care

    · Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    · Reliable with a strong work ethic and commitment to patient care

    · Compassionate and professional chair-side manner

    · Able to maintain a clean and safe work space

    Please contact: 

    Stacy L. Smith, Administrator

    Southside Office:

    6269 Beach Boulevard, Suite 4  |  Jacksonville, FL 32216

    Phone: (904) 722-3937  |  Fax: (904) 722-3938

    Nocatee Office:

    190 Marketside Avenue, Suite B  |  Ponte Vedra, FL 32081

    Phone: (904) 249-3937  |  Fax: (904) 990-6696

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