The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
The duties of this position include: Providing optometric eye care services and staffing support to General Ophthalmology and the Contact Lens Service. Contact Lens Service duties include staffing support in University Contact Lens Service to include routine eye care, insertion of punctual plugs, contact lens fitting and evaluation. General Ophthalmology duties include support of general adult eye clinic. Professional education: assist with professional education events and courses presented by ophthalmologists, optometrists and other allied health professionals. Administrative tasks: complete required documentation such as care report forms; maintain patient records.
Education and Experience: Requires a Doctor of Optometry degree; current Oregon and Washington licensure.
Knowledge and Skills: Strong clinical and patient assessment skills including refractometry, keratometry, retinoscopy, tonometry, pachymetry, and the ability to perform and analyze corneal topography, ability to perform routine eye examinations and provide routine eye care. Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires excellent organizational skills and strong communication and patient relations skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential. Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative. Must be pro-active and detail oriented. Ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical. Ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical. Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.
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