Kp Jobs in Bakersfield – Optometrist

Job 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of a one year ACOE accredited residency program.
  • Current California license issued by the State Board of Optometry.
  • A hiring manager may specify Preferred Qualifications, which are desirable and above and beyond the requirements specified in the Minimum Qualifications section above.
  • Experience in medical management of ocular pathology through either previous employment in ophthalmology practice or residency training.
  • California Certificate to use Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents.
  • Graduate of a school or college of Optometry accredited by the California State Board of Optometry.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish (clinical Spanish).
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
  • 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.
  • Proficient in managing glaucoma and certified by state board.
  • Completion of a one year ACOE accredited residency program.

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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