Optometrist – 24 hours in Los Angeles

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
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  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Optometrist – 24 hours

Location :  Los Angeles, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Provides visual examinations, including those conducted to identify the presence of  pathology.  Conducts detection and differential diagnosis of abnormal visual, ocular and/or systematic conditions.  Provides complete high quality optometric/vision care services to members.
Essential Responsibilities:Upholds Kaiser Permanente’s Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.Provides treatment of the visual system within the scope of optometric licensure, including writing prescriptions for ophthalmic spectacles, contact lenses, orthoptics and non-optical aids.Provides additional specialized testing and therapy such as contact lens examinations, visual fields (perimetry), tonometry, orthoptics (for therapy of amblyopia, suppression, diplopia, extraocular muscle problems and associated conditions), low vision evaluation (for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with subnormal vision not correctable with standard opthalmic appliances), fluorescein angiography (for diagnosing and documenting ocular conditions) and ocular photography (for photo examination of the external and internal structures of the eye under the direction of Ophthalmology).Maintains compliance with all current organizational, state and federal regulations pertaining to Optometry.Reports and coordinates with the Coordinating Optometrists to ensure member satisfaction and promote financial viability of the Permanente Vision Services Program.Works effectively as team member with other areas of Vision Services which includes Optical Lab and Optical Dispensing.Promotes member satisfaction by ensuring the provision of a high level of quality of service and care.Establishes and maintains courteous and cooperative relations with the public, patients and other personnel.May perform other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:Experience N/A.Education Graduate of a school or college of Optometry accredited by the California State Board of Optometry California Certificate to use Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents.License, Certification, Registration Current California license issued by the State Board of Optometry. National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
Additional Requirements: Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and to apply the principles, theories, practices and techniques of optometric practice, including anatomy, physiology, pathology and mechanics of the human eye, visual processes and  detailed knowledge of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics. Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays. May rotate to other MOB’s within the Medical Center Service Area*.
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a one year ACOE accredited residency program. A hiring manager may specify Preferred Qualifications, which are desirable and above and beyond the requirements specified in the Minimum Qualifications section above. Please keep in mind that any such Preferred Qualifications should be job related and relevant (i.e., directly related to the duties and responsibilities described in this Job Description) and stated in non-prejudicial language.

 

Other Details

Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,1515 N. Vermont Medical Offices

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 06:00 AM

Working Hours End: 07:30 PM

Job Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B16|AFSCME|KPASCO

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Sunset-Vermont MOB – Optometry-Regular Clinic – 0806

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

 

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