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Optometrist

Location
Lafayette, Colorado
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Aug 2022
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: "

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 Functions:

Examines patients having a full range of visual problems by taking patients case history & reviewing medical records, if available

Examines patients eyes & adjoining structures for evidence of pathology

Investigates the state of patients visual functioning by using a full field of optometric instruments & techniques

Diagnoses visual deficiencies & prescribes corrective lenses

Prescribes & fits contact lenses

Determines visual requirements of the partially sighted

Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic & microscopic lenses, magnifiers & other optical devices to aid low-vision patients

Prescribes & fits contact lenses

Determines visual requirements of the partially sighted

Prescribes low-vision aids such as telescopic & microscopic lenses, magnifiers & other optical devices to aid low-vision patients

Examines patients presenting w/ ocular emergencies

Prescribes medications when appropriate

Refers patients w/ indications of possible ocular pathology to an Ophthalmologist as needed

Refers patients to other appropriate KP providers as needed for further evaluation & required treatment

Participates in departmental & educational meeting including peer review activities within the department & medical facility

In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the KP Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives

Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendorsSupports compliance & Kaiser Permanents Code of Conduct by adhering to federal & state laws & regulations, accreditation & license requirements, by policies & procedures

Responds appropriately to observed fraud & abuse

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.
COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Optometrist

LOCATION: Lafayette, Colorado

REQNUMBER:

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 676944671-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Kaiser Permanente
  • Location: Lafayette, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent