Optometrist

By | January 31, 2023

Optometrist

Optometrist

Primary Location Lafayette, Colorado

Job Number 1054862

Date posted 03/29/2022

Description:

UFCW Local 7 –  $63.94 – $74.37

“May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums:  https://www.lmpartnership.org/local-contracts.”

Under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Optometry, examines eyes to determine visual status & performance by means of instrumentation & observation, & prescribes corrective procedures.

Essential Purposes

• Takes the patient’s case history and reviews any accessible medical records before performing a complete examination of patients with a variety of visual issues.

• Checks the patient’s eyes and other structures for any signs of pathology

• Examines the patient’s visual functioning utilizing the complete range of optometric tools & methods.

• Recognizes visual impairments and issues corrective lenses

• Writes prescriptions and fits contacts

• Determining the partially sighted person’s visual needs

• Writes prescriptions for low-vision aids such magnifiers, telescopic and microscopic lenses, and other optical devices to help those with limited vision

• Writes prescriptions and fits contacts

• Determining the partially sighted person’s visual needs

• Writes prescriptions for low-vision aids such magnifiers, telescopic and microscopic lenses, and other optical devices to help those with limited vision

• Examines people who have eye emergencies.

• Writes prescriptions for drugs as necessary

• When necessary, refers patients with signs of potential eye pathology to an ophthalmologist.

• Refers patients to further qualified KP providers as necessary for additional evaluation and necessary care.

• Takes part in departmental meetings and educational events, such as peer reviews conducted within the department and medical facility.

• Accountable for continuously demonstrating service behaviors & values described by the KP Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission, as well as specific departmental/organizational efforts, in addition to established technical needs.

• Accountable for constantly displaying the knowledge, abilities, skills, and attitudes required to deliver excellent service while taking into account cultural differences to one another, to members, and to customers, vendors, and contracted providers.

adheres to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, accreditation and license requirements, rules, and processes in order to support compliance and Kaiser Permanent’s Code of Conduct.

• Reacts appropriately to fraud and abuse that are seen

 

Read also employees expected conduct for this job

 

Basic Qualifications:
• Graduation from an accredited college of optometry w/ a Doctor of Optometry degree, plus currently licensed as an Optometrist in the State of Colorado including certification in the use of diagnostic & therapeutic pharmaceutical agents
• National Provider Identifier (NPI) & Taxonomy code required at time of hire
Preferred Qualifications:
  • North Float Optometrist – covering the North metro Denver area.

 

Primary Location: Colorado, Lafayette, Rock Creek Medical Offices
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 12:00 AM
Working Hours End: 11:59 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: C02|UFCW|Local 7
Job Level: Entry LevelDepartment: Rock Creek Medical Offices – Optometry – 1608
Pay Range: $66.51 – $77.36
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

 

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