Optometrist (Low Vision) (Repost)
Job ID: 20NSH73462
Jul 8 (198d ago)
PS35S: $98,199- $119,008 - $142,204
Graduate of accredited school or college of optometry. Currently licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Optometrists. Completion of a Low Vision residency preferred. Optometrist experience preferred. Computer literacy required. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
Examines eyes to determine nature and degree of vision problem or eye disease and prescribes corrective lenses or procedures. Examines eyes and performs various tests to determine visual acuity and perception and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities, such as color blindness. Prescribes eyeglasses and other vision aids or therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision. Consults with and refers patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment is determined necessary. Prescribes medications to treat eye diseases. Specializes in Low Vision.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.