The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
McGovern Medical School

The Optometrist examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associate structures as well as diagnoses related systemic conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities: • Examines eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma, diabetic or macular degeneration and dry eyes. • Prescribe medications to treat eye diseases if state law permits. • Prescribe, supply, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids. • Analyze test results and develop a treatment plan. • Remove foreign bodies from eye. • Consult with and refer patients to ophthalmologist. • Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract, with pre- and post-operative care. • Provide vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications The ideal candidate is someone who is considered by others as patient-focused, works well in a team environment, and displays positive energy. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required: O.D. licensed to practice in your state. Type: Full Time (Salaried)

How to Apply

Please email your CV to eva.suzette.d.bagalman@uth.tmc.edu


Suzette Bagalman

6400 Fannin, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Posting #

2021-04-19 (AdID:553)