• Per Diem Optometrist

    Location US-NY-New York
    ID
    2018-3717
    Type
    Sessional
    Department
    Ophthalmology
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan our teams provide care for over 313,000 outpatient visits, nearly 70,000 emergency room visits and more than 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with New York Medical College.

    We are currently seeking a Per diem Optometrist at Metropolitan Hospital Center 

    Responsibilities

    • Perform vision tests and analyze results
    • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma
    • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses and medications
    • Provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation
    • Provide pre-and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery, examining a patient's eyes the day after surgery
    • Evaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers as needed
    • Promote eye health by counselling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses

    Qualifications

    • Doctor of Optometry ( O.D) degree
    • Bachelor's Degree

    EOE M/F/D/V

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