Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric:

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat and help prevent disorders and diseases of the eye. May also provide vision services for treatment including glasses and contacts.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $244,980.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 2,815
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 4.98 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Customer Service
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Learning Orientation
Math Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Administer non-intravenous medications
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Give medications or immunizations
Treat medical condition of patient
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Develop medical treatment plans
Conduct medical tests
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Test patient vision
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Develop treatment plans
Perform medical surgery
Attend to patient's personal care
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Adapt activities to meet patient needs
Administer medical injections
Perform minor surgery
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Treat patients using alternative medical procedures
Test patient nervous system functioning
Provide in home patient care
Conduct medical x-rays
Develop patient therapy programs
Perform emergency medical procedures
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Incorporate nutritional practices and techniques into menus, diets, or individual meals
Provide care to women during pregnancy and childbirth
Develop dietary care plans
Test patient heart functioning
Test patient lung functioning
Deliver babies
Treat dental problems or diseases
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Standardize drug dosages
Apply traction to patients
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Apply bandages, dressings, or splints
Massage patient or client
Fit vision aids such as eyeglasses or contact lenses
Develop exercise or conditioning programs
Implement life support procedures
Administer rehabilitation interventions
Provide occupational therapy to patients or clients
Fit medical supportive devices
Provide care for mentally ill or special needs individuals

Analyzing Data or Information

Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze medical or health data
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Examine patients
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Conduct patient assessments
Conduct physical examinations
Interpret x-ray images
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients
Analyze ocular, optical, or ophthalmologic data associated with eyesight
Perform medical research
Take vital signs
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Analyze dental data
Analyze speech or hearing data
Examine evidence and medical data to determine cause of death
Perform biological testing
Interpret psychological test results

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Prescribe treatments or therapies
Recommend medical devices, drugs, or treatments
Prescribe medication
Diagnose medical conditions
Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests
Prescribe assistive medical devices or treatments
Diagnose conditions of the eye
Implement sanitation practices in health care settings
Follow safety procedures and regulations in medical or medical support environments
Handle infectious materials safely according to procedures
Diagnose spinal misalignments
Diagnose oral diseases or injuries
Implement health or sanitation standards
Administer standardized or state-mandated assessments

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.