Independent Optometrist

Wal-Mart Pensacola , FL 32501

Posted 4 days ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As primary health care providers, doctors of optometry (ODs), take a leading role in patient care with respect to eye and vision care as well as general health and well-being. Optometrists can diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, disorders, and injuries of the eye and related structure, as well as address systemic conditions that can affect the eyes.

What you'll do:

  • Evaluate patients' health condition within the full vision center scope of service to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment in accordance with optometry scope and practice per state board.

  • Perform comprehensive eye examinations using observation, pharmaceutical agents and instruments to determine visual perception, acuity, focus and coordination.

  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests; provide additional treatment as necessary.

  • Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan, including referrals, therapeutic prescriptions and any co-management with external healthcare professionals as needed.

  • Prescribe and fit glasses, contact lenses and other visual aids.

  • Deliver outstanding customer service and engagement in all patient interactions.

  • Assists vision center staff on best practices and procedures; ensuring adherence to state, local and federal healthcare regulations and Walmart vision center guidelines.

  • This job description is merely a summary and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctor of Optometry (OD) from an accredited optometry school

Valid state optometry license


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options

  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents

  • Associate discounts in-store and online

  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more

  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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