July 25, 2014
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BLOG: Managing associate optometrists in your practice, part 3

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Hiring a new optometrist — or properly managing the doctors you have — should start with a position description. This should include the following elements:

Scope of practice

The practice’s optometrists will practice to the highest levels permitted by state practice regulations and payer stipulations, and within the boundaries set by the medical director.

John B. Pinto

Supervision

Optometrists will report to the medical director of the practice (or can report to the optometric director, a chief OD selected in larger practices, who in turn reports to the medical director.)

Click here to read the full blog entry by John B. Pinto, Practice Consultant and OSN Section Editor.