Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Under the general supervision of Chief of Service and the Assistant
Medical Group Administrator, plans, develops, implements, evaluates
and the supervises the Optometry service delivery and quality
assurance program. Develops and implements programs of peer review
and inservice education. Participates in short and long range
planning for improving delivery accessibility of service in the
Optometry department. Provides comprehensive vision services case
management to members.
+ Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of
Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
+ Coordinates central planning, development, implementation and
evaluation of Optometry programs with appropriate input from the
Chief of Service and Assistant Medical Group Administrator.
+ These include Optometrist and departmental goal setting,
optometry projects, literature, supplies and continuing education,
peer review and productivity, quality of care and service.
+ Responsible for the coordination of the development,
implementation, evaluation and revision of Optometry and
departmental policies, clinical practice agreements and quality
+ Ensures Optometrists compliance with all licensure
+ Oversees orientation and training for Optometrists.
+ Plans, coordinates and schedules the office hours and leaves for
+ Participates in the interviewing and selection process for all
Optometrist candidates, as well as completion of performance
assessments of current staff.
+ Performs other administrative responsibilities such as collection
and compilation of Optometrist statistics, budget development and
+ An Optometry Coordinator also provides direct optometry care and
services to members as listed: Provides visual examinations,
including for pathology.
+ Conducts detection and differential diagnosis of abnormal visual,
ocular and/or systematic conditions.
+ Provides additional specialized testing and therapy such as
contact lens examinations, visual fields (perimetry), tonometry,
orthoptics (for therapy of amblyopia, suppression, diplopia,
extraocular muscle problems and associated conditions), low vision
evaluation for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with
subnormal vision not correctable with standard opthalmic
appliances, fluorescein angiography for diagnosing and documenting
ocular conditions, ocular photography for photo examination of the
external and internal structures of the eye under the direction of
+ Provides treatment of the visual system within the scope of
optometric licensure, including writing prescriptions for
ophthalmic spectacles, contact lenses, orthoptics and non-optical
+ Works effectively as a team member/leader of other areas of
Vision Services which includes Optical Lab and Optical
+ Promotes member satisfaction by ensuring the provision of a high
level of quality of service and care.
+ Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as
+ Minimum two (2) years experience as an Optometrist in the last
three (3) years required.
+ Graduate of a school or college of Optometry accredited by the
State Board of Optometry.
+ High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)
License, Certification, Registration
+ Optometrist License (California)
+ Drug Enforcement Administration Registration
+ National Provider Identifier
+ Knowledge of optometric practice, including anatomy, physiology,
pathology and mechanics of the human eye and visual processes.
+ Detailed knowledge of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics.
+ Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
+ Leadership and supervisory experience preferred.
TITLE: Manager Optometry
LOCATION: Lancaster, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified
applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered
for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local
laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance
Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or
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