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Company: Barrington Eye Care
Location: Barrington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About the JobThe Optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license. The Optometrist will support practice growth by establishing patient relationships and education to the patient on eyecare. Duties & ResponsibilitiesConducting Eye examsEstablishing long term patient relationships through proper patient care and educationPerforms verbal interview with patient prior to examination to determine health and ocular history, medical issues, reasons for their visit as well their visual wants and needsInstructs, recommends and advises patients as to their options for remediation of ametropias, systemic and ocular disease as well as visual wants and needs. Hands-off patient to support staff with recap discussionAbility to generate patient loyalty and promote the profession of Optometry and Acuity Eyecare Group valuesPerform vision tests and analyze resultsDiagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseasesPrescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medicationsRecommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific)Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery--for example, examining a patient's eyes the day after cataract or refractive surgeryEvaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers within the proper time framePromote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses how often to have their eyes examinedclearly communicating to the opticians and other sales people appropriate recommendations for the best possible lenses with the latest highest technology coatings and designsQualificationsDoctorate of Optometry from a credentialed institution,Must have passed all optometric state boards.Benefits401(k) with MatchMedical/Dental/Life/STD/LTDVision Service PlanEmployee Vision Discount ProgramHSA/FSAPTOPaid Holidays*Benefits applicable to full Time Employees only. Physical Demands* This position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, utilize equipment necessary to perform the job, and move about the office.Full-Time / Part-TimeFull-timeEducation RequirementsDoctorateTravel RequirementsNegligiblePractice NameBarrington Eye CareWork LocationOn-SitePDN-99253cf0-b42c-41ce-af7a-34050f98062f

Keywords: Barrington Eye Care, Waukegan , Optometrist, Healthcare , Barrington, Illinois

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