Per Diem Optometrist
Healthstat, Inc

Job Info

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assures that the Vision Clinic is fully operational during Clinic hours and that services are available as scheduled
  • Supervises opticians and other optical staff in cooperation with the Health Center Manager
  • Provides and assures that patients receive appropriate routine eye exams and urgent care, as well as other vision care that is appropriate in the care setting
  • Assures that referrals are made in a timely manner to specialists or other providers when medically necessary
  • Assures that the patient's treatment is monitored and coordinated
  • Assures that the documentation of care as represented in the medical records meets established standards of quality and is properly entered into electronic medical record system.
  • Acts as a day-to-day resource to physicians and medical Clinic staff regarding vision care issues.
  • Reviews medical utilization data in concert with the Health Center Manager and staff physicians and participates in studies to develop cost benefit information for the primary care vision Clinic
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings and maintains records of such meetings
  • Participate in the recruiting process to include referrals, interviews and/or skills assessments
  • Works cooperatively with Clinic management team to assure a productive and smooth vision Clinic operation
  • Assists the Health Center Manager in responding to patient concerns about care issues and works to solve problems and improve patient care
  • Assists in the preparation, investigation, and follow-up of incident reports
  • Develops vision care protocols, policies and procedures to assure compliance with accepted standards of quality
  • Assists in the promotion of the vision/medical Clinic
  • Maintains OSHA compliance standards
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Valid O.D. state license. Board certified or eligible in Optometry
  • Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for healthcare provider
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in a leadership position

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