OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT II - OPHTHALMOLOGY - Position #2018-265
- Date Posted:
- Full Time
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Banning - Monday - Friday - 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Assistant II assists the Ophthalmologist and Optometrists in performing a wide
range of both basic and advanced Ophthalmic testing, and has a strong knowledge
base for work in the eye care field. Advanced knowledge of Ocular diseases and
Ocular emergencies required. Position requires advanced technical skills, and
knowledge in Ophthalmology testing; frequently performs but not limited to: Fundas
photographs (Disc, Macula,etc), Fluoroscein Angiograghy, Axial Eye Length and
Diagnostic B-Scan echography, Pachymetry ,Visual Fields, OCT. ( Ocular
Coherence Tomography),Corneal Topography, IOL calculations, Applanation
tonometry, and occasionally assists in Laser procedures. In addition to
advanced Ophthalmic testing, position requires ability to perform Basic
pre-exam testing: Basic Vision testing, Lensometry, Auto Refraction, Tonopen,
B.A.T. Color Test. Responsible to clean, maintain, and report equipment
failures / malfunctions that need repair to Site Administrator or Nurse
School Diploma and completion of Ophthalmic Assistant Certification. Additional
education/training in various ophthalmic testing preferred. Two year’s
experience working as an Ophthalmic Assistant. Three year’s experience preferred.
Current CPR Certificate (American Heart Association) and Current Ophthalmic Assistant Certification.
Non-Certified candidates will be considered, but must obtain certification
within 90 days of hire date. Must
be proficiently skilled in the application and use of Windows, Word Perfect,
Excel, Outlook, Clinical application programs, and the internet. Excellent
written and verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the
minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed
application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu
of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most
qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited
to compete further in the recruitment process. Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to
track for individual applications or discuss the application process.