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Optometrist - South Division


San Fernando, South West Full time Posted On 04.21.2016 Employer

Description


To examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses and provide treatment
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts tests to determine if a patient is far-sighted or near-sighted and prescribes corrective eyeglasses, contact lenses or other treatment options like low-vision rehabilitation or vision therapy in helping blind persons
  • Tests for glaucoma and other eye diseases caused by systematic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure and refers patients to an Ophthalmologist if necessary
  • Educates and counsels patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, safety factors, correct reading habits and good nutrition and hygiene
  • Schedules servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating or fine-tuning of devices and equipment to ensure that results are accurate
  • Ensures that customer receive service that exceeds their expectations to encourage repeat visits
  • Performs any other related duties requested by the Optical Store Manager


Overview


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Job ID:

19896

Title:

Optometrist - South Division

Location:

San Fernando, South West

Category:

Health Care

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

04.21.2016


Tags


Medical-Health : Optical


Job Requirements


  • BSc in Optometry from a school accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT)
  • At least three (3) years’ experience
  • Experience with contact lenses will be an asset
  • Registered with TTORC and in good standing
  • Proficient in the use of optical diagnostic devices
  • Strong customer service focus

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