Licensed Optometrist

Conduct comprehensive eye examinations to assess visual acuity, refractive errors, binocular vision, and eye health. Diagnose and treat various eye conditi...

Conduct comprehensive eye examinations to assess visual acuity, refractive errors, binocular vision, and eye health. Diagnose and treat various eye conditi...

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Licensed Optometrist

Saudi German Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 07 May, 2024
Apply before 31 May, 2024


Experience

6 – 10 years

Location

Dubai

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Conduct comprehensive eye examinations to assess visual acuity, refractive errors, binocular vision, and eye health.
  • Diagnose and treat various eye conditions, including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and ocular diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration.
  • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other optical aids to correct vision problems based on patient needs and lifestyle considerations.
  • Provide personalized recommendations for eye care, including preventive measures to maintain optimal ocular health and minimize the risk of eye diseases.
  • Perform specialized procedures such as fitting specialty contact lenses, orthokeratology, vision therapy, and low vision rehabilitation for patients with visual impairments.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as ophthalmologists, primary care physicians, and opticians, to ensure comprehensive patient care and appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Stay updated on advancements in optometric technology, treatment modalities, and industry trends through continuing education and professional development activities.
  • Maintain accurate patient records, including medical history, examination findings, treatment plans, and follow-up care.
  • Educate patients about proper eye care practices, including the importance of regular eye exams, protective eyewear, and lifestyle factors affecting ocular health.
  • Adhere to professional ethics, legal regulations, and standards of practice governing optometry to ensure the highest quality of care and patient safety.

Job Skills

Education:

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from an accredited optometry school.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience as a practicing optometrist, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Proven track record of diagnosing and treating a diverse range of eye conditions and disorders.

Licensure and Certification:

  • Active and unrestricted DHA license to practice optometry in the UAE.
  • Additional certifications or credentials in specialized areas of optometry.

Job Location

Dubai

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Saudi German Hospital

Saudi German Hospital

  • Company category
    Healthcare
  • Employees
    51-200
  • Location
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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