The Ophthalmic Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients seen in the Optometry or Ophthalmology departments. He or she will ensure the safety and comfort of patient and families according to legal, organizational and professional standards.
The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients seen in the Optometry or Ophthalmology departments. He or she will ensure the safety and comfort of patient and families according to legal, organizational and professional standards.
Job Title: Ophthalmic Assistant (OA/COA) – Optometry
Clinic Location: Memorial Villages
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Range: $38,422 – $56,413 (Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.)
Required: High School diploma or GED from an accredited program
At least 1-year previous Medical Assistant or Ophthalmic Assistant experience if not a graduate of an approved Medical/ Ophthalmic Assistant program.
6 months experience if a graduate of an accredited Medical/Ophthalmic Assistant program.
At least 1 year of experience under an Ophthalmologist with ophthalmic certification or Graduate of an accredited vision technology school.
1 year in ophthalmic setting
2 years of previous work experience under an ophthalmologist.
Certified as an Ophthalmic Assistant.
Able to use equipment and related supplies for selected patient population. CRT experience.
Able to use NCT, Autorefractor, computer related equipment, Lensometer and able to perform K-readings.
Able to use NCT, auto refractor, perform gross visual fields and gross motility exam, slit lamp operation, applanation tonometry, operate IOL master, evaluate pupils, use of OCT/HRT, pachymetry, corneal topography and Humphrey Visual Field Knowledge and dosage of ophthalmic drops.
Able to Scribe, use portable tonopen,, Goldman VF, Fundus photography, Fluroscein Angiography, Immersion Intraocular lens
Required: Current BCLS
Preferred: Windows based computer skills
Working Environment: Clinic
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Why Kelsey-Seybold Clinic?
- Medical, Vision, and Dental
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Company Matching 401K
- Employee Reward and Recognition Program
- Paid time off for vacation, sick, and holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Continuing Medical Education allowance
Ophthalmic Assistant (OA/COA) – Optometry