WE ARE SEEKING A FULL TIME CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT FOR OUR WAKE FOREST BAPTIST HEALTH EYE CENTER, HIGHLAND OAKS LOCATION, LOCATED IN WINSTON SALEM, NC
****ALL NEW-HIRES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A TECH SIGN-ON BONUS.****
JOB SUMMARY: Provides preliminary screening exam under the direct supervision of an ophthalmologist/optometrist providing to the physician pertinent information needed for ophthalmic exam and care of the patient.
SCHEDULE: MON - FRI
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent. Certification by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel (JCAHPO) in Ophthalmology at the Certified Ophthalmic Assistant level.
REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION
Maintains COA certification level
CPR ( American Heart)
1. Performs preliminary screening s as ordered via physician including but not limited to providing detailed patient medical/ocular histories, obtaining visual aquity, tonometry, lensometry, pupil exam,instilling ocular medication, visual field testing.
2. Maintains assigned ophthalmic exam lanes/equipment in clinic. Cleans ophthalmic equipment in exam rooms according to guidelines. Maintains physical environment of exam rooms.