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Optometrist

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Salary: 100,000

Website Healthrak LTD

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Requirements:
.Excellent communication skills

.An interest in health and a desire to improve people’s quality of life

.To be able to work with precision

.An ability to put nervous patients at ease

.To be able to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks

.To be able to adapt to new equipment and techniques

.To be well organised

.Completion of a Doctor of Optometry program

.Passed optometry exams to prove mastery of relevant knowledge

.Demonstration of clinical skills, often by examination

.Completion of an application process as prescribed by the state board of optometry

Responsibilities
.Document history including complaint and relevant symptoms, ocular health, medication usage, medical and family history, current vision aide if applicable,
and any other pertinent data

.Examine eyes using observation, pharmaceutical agents and instruments to determine visual perception, acuity, coordination and focus.
Tests may include subjective refractions, retinoscopy, lensometry, slit lamp examination, visual fields, pupil and mobility testing, genioscopy, and tear function testing
Based on exam, diagnose diseases and anomalies such as color blindness or glaucoma

.Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan, including referrals, therapeutic prescriptions and long-term medical management, in patients’ charts

.Prescribe and fit vision aides such as contact lenses and eyeglasses

.Perform eye surgeries, cataract, and provide pre- and post-operative care

.Maintain communication with ophthalmology, optical and support staff in order to optimize quality clinical care and service

.Provide any necessary low-vision rehabilitation and vision therapy to improve visual issues

 

To apply for this job email your details to hello@healthrak.com