Optometrist wanted - Busy OD / MD practice

Eye Doctors of Washington - D.C., DC

POSITION:                  Optometrist


DEPARTMENT:           Primary Eye Care       


Job Summary:        The individual will be responsible for primary eye care and medical management of eye diseases within the scope of licensure. Expectations will be for a skill set in specialty contact lenses as well as pre-operative and post-operative management of anterior segment surgery and LASIK.


Education and Experience:

1.     Licensed optometrist in the states of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

2.     Two years experience.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

1.     Provider of quality patient eye care.

2.     Analytical problem-solving skills.

3.     Strong organization with attention to detail.

4.     Empathetic personality with concern for patients’ needs.


1.   Patient Care

a.     Co-manages the medical/surgical patient, whenever feasible.

b.     Performs patient examinations within the scope of licensure.

c.     Performs emergency patient examinations.

d.     Manages contact lens and Optical department operations:

·       Creates and implements a revenue goal for the contact lens and Optical department.

·       Creates and implements, with the bookkeeper and medical director, a contact lens and Optical department budget.

·       Maximizes contact lens examinations.

·       Provides contact lens instruction to patient, for insertion and removal.

·       Manages and operationally administers contact lenses and Optical:      

-     Ordering

-     Inventory

-     Ordering of lens supplies and solutions

3. Communities and Practice Growth

a.    Grows optometric and ophthalmology practice.

4.   Leadership

a.    Develops a leadership role in the practice to assist the physician partners.

Develops leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities

Eye Doctors of Washington

Eye Doctors of Washington

D.C., DC