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Job ID: 289794257  |  Last Updated: 12/3/2019

Optometrist

Employer
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
Location
New York, NY
Applicant Contact
Lea Carpenter
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
http://pagny.org/ https://www.pagny.org/careers/

Job Description

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.
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
**FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE**
Qualifications:
Doctor of Optometry (O.D) degree
Bachelor's Degree
EOE M/F/D/V
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