Starling Physicians is searching for a full-time Optometrist to join our expanding Ophthalmology department. The schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Saturdays as needed. The practice is part of a large multi-specialty group with robust referral base. Looking for a team player to join this very well regarded, long established, collegial practice.
Starling has over 250 physicians and advanced practitioners in other specialties in addition to its Ophthalmology group. We are conveniently located in 30 locations throughout Central Connecticut.
Examines, diagnoses, treats, and manages disorders of the visual system, eye diseases and injuries. Provides prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed. Works as part of an ophthalmic care team of optometrists and ophthalmologists in a multi-specialty practice.
Provides direct care to patients in a responsible, respectful and caring manner.
Independently diagnoses all optometric and ocular problems through external and internal physical evaluation of the eye and surrounding tissues, detects impairments or anomalies of binocular function; treats visual disorders through examination, prescription of corrective lenses, vision training and/or pharmacological means; treats unusual visual disorders through application of advanced and complex optometric techniques.
Performs comprehensive eye exams, reviewing patient’s history, selecting and administering specialized tests and measurements, and administering non-medical/surgical treatments.
Designs and implements individual treatment programs and selects and applies corrective/therapeutic devices.
Provides leadership that supports departmental policies and goals.
Proposes and implements strategies to assist in the advancement of Optometric practice in the delivery of care to patients.
Doctoral degree of Optometry from an accredited graduate program required.
Starling Physicians is one of the largest physician-owned multispecialty groups in Connecticut. We are proud of our renowned medical providers, wide range of services, coordinated approach to care, and strong focus on building enduring relationships with our patients.
We are unique in our size, scope, and philosophy:
50+ primary care physicians to keep you healthy, treat illness, and coordinate care
140+ specialists who are experts across the medical spectrum
A dedicated and friendly staff who go above and beyond to deliver a better healthcare experience
Convenient onsite services including diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, physical therapy, infusion centers, and dialysis access care
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