Help us create exceptional value in the lives of our patients by delivering extraordinary eye care. Examine, diagnose, treat and manage disorders of the visual system, eye diseases and injuries. Confidently and correctly prescribe glasses and contacts as needed. Demonstrate attention to details; review prescriptions and identify special and complex needs. Perform work accurately and thoroughly despite time pressure and patient volume. Assist in identifying situations involving unsatisfied patients and act quickly for resolution.
- Demonstrate extensive product knowledge; take the initiative to accurately describe the features and benefits of various lenses and frames.
- Perform vision tests and analyze results.
- Diagnose, treat, and manage vision and eye health conditions.
- In addition to prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, be knowledgeable in treatment options using pharmaceuticals, low vision, vision therapy, and surgical procedures.
- Look to specialize in an area of professional interest, such as vision therapy or low vision rehab, glaucoma, etc.
- Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient one day postoperatively.
- Evaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers as appropriate.
- Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Strong communicator and listener to patients and associates.
- Strong interpersonal skills (friendly, caring, patient).
- Leadership and teamwork skills.
- Sharp decision-making skills.
- Experience with different technologies.
- Doctor of Optometry degree program and maintain a license to practice in the state of South Carolina and Georgia preferred.
- Previous experience in a practice (Preferred but not required).