Sample Optometrist Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX} is not only one of the largest retailers in the world, we have become a leading provider of quality optometry services for people of all ages. We offer a wide variety of designer frames, contact lenses, advanced lens technology, and expert optometric care to meet the ever-changing optical needs of our diverse client base. We’re currently seeking an experienced and licensed optometrist who wants to become a leader within our organization to ensure that all patients receive the highest-quality optometric care. You will be empowered with state-of-the-art exam equipment, along with cutting-edge medical testing units to enable you to reach your professional goals while achieving company growth.

Objectives of this Role

  • Provide unmatched patient care by conducting all services in accordance with protocol and accepted standard of care
  • Ensure all patients receive accurate diagnoses and appropriate recommendations to guarantee all visual lifestyle needs are addressed
  • Establish a positive doctor/patient relationship under the pressure of a fast-paced, high volume clientele
  • Effectively communicate with medical technicians and office staff to ensure a seamless patient experience

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Examine patients’ eyes to determine the nature and degree of vision problems or eye disease, and prescribe corrective lenses or procedures
  • Perform various tests to determine visual acuity and perception and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities
  • Perform pre and post-op exams for refractive surgery patients
  • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision
  • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologists if more specialized treatment is necessary

Skills and Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry
  • State licensure
  • Knowledge of current optometric theory and technology
  • Strong communicator with problem-solving ability and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work long hours