Job Description

Extended Job Title
Optometrist (Ophthalmology/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
This position provides technical support to the Ophthalmology staff and residents. Examines eyes to determine nature and degree of vision problem or eye disease and prescribes corrective lenses or procedures.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Will provide optometry services for academic medical center, provide patient care services in outpatient and inpatient setting
  • Will participate in the overall teaching program for teaching and training of residents and medical student to include presentation of lectures.
  • Assist in overall clinical administrative operations making suggestion as to how to improve operational efficiency practice within the Department of Surgery.
  • Will participate in committees and other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Will ensure compliance and HIPPA and billing regulations will adhere to institutional and departmental policies and procedures.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrate record of effectiveness in operating practice office.
  • Additional coursework in business administration
  • Experience in clinical research and teaching.
  • Must have an issued DEA license and need Glaucoma Certificate.

HSC - El Paso

Ophthalmology Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Health Care Professional


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Graduated from a recognized School of Optometry (O.D.)
  • Licensed as an Optometrist in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas
  • No previous experience.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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