The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School is seeking an optometrist to join our Department of Ophthalmology.
Duties and Responsibilities: We are looking for an individual to serve an integral role in our department, with important responsibilities including providing routine comprehensive care, refraction and contact lens fitting, screening and triaging patients with medical issues, assisting in management of patients with glaucoma and diabetic eye disease evaluations. Duties will also include working with our neurology and neuro-surgical services in the assessment of the visual status of patients with neurologic disease, for example those with pituitary tumors. The precise balance between comprehensive and medical management will in part be determined by need. This is a staff position, however, should academic potential be demonstrated, transitioning to an academic appointment may be considered. The University of Texas is an extremely stimulating environment with unparalleled opportunities.
“UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.”
Education and experience: Applicants should have a degree in optometry and eligible to for licensure to practice Texas
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