Sarrell Dental & Eye Centers is seeking an Optometrist to join our team in the Birmingham, AL area.
Sarrell Dental & Eye Centers is a non-profit for Alabama’s children serving Medicaid patients throughout the state. Sarrell Dental first opened in Anniston, AL in 2004 as a dental facility for children and expanded into the optical realm in 2006. With the growing need for vision services and the convenience of having both optical and dental care in one location, Sarrell Eye Centers now serve patients in 7 practice locations across Alabama.
Sarrell Eye Centers are located in Alexander City, Anniston, Bessemer, Boaz, Clanton, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa, with two new locations coming soon to Athens and Dothan.
We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our committed team of providers as we continue to make a positive impact on the children of Alabama! We offer a competitive daily rate and comprehensive benefits that include a retirement plan and paid time off. Sign-On Bonus is available for select positions.
Conducting routine eye examinations, including visual field tests
Diagnose and provide appropriate vision treatment plan to patient including discussion and explanation of treatment plan with patient and/or guardian
Educate patients and guardians on the importance of maintaining proper vision health
Communicate with the optical technician and/or patient coordinator regarding patient treatment plans
Prescribe Medications as necessary and appropriate
Execution of proper follow up and continued care of patients involved in multi–step treatment plans, particularly for those patients referred for specialty care
Assists in outside specialist referrals
Responsible for taking preliminary case history including current medical and ocular conditions and drug allergies.
Performs pre-testing with assessment of visual acuities, pupils, eye muscle alignment, visual fields, color vision, depth perception, tonometry, and pupillary distance
Instills eye drops for purpose of dilation
Makes adjustment to frame and lens position to fit patient's facial structure by heating, shaping or bending frames
Repairs damaged frames
Use lensometers to determine and /or verify lens prescriptions
Diploma from accredited School of Optometry
Licensed to practice in the practicing state (AL)
Continuing Education (CE) as required by state
Current CPR certification
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefits including medical, life & professional liability insurance, retirement plan with employer match, PTO.
Internal Number: Bham area
About Sarrell Eye Centers
In 2013, Sarrell Dental & Eye Centers affiliated with DentaQuest, a leading oral health company and largest Medicaid dental program administrator in the country. The affiliation between Sarrell Dental & Eye Centers and DentaQuest is strengthening our focus on patient care. With the growing need for such services and the convenience of having both optical and dental services in the same office it's a great time to join our dynamic group!