Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center - Winston-Salem, NC
Posted: February 16, 2020

12/23/2019

 

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)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

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.


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Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center

Wake Forest Baptist Health Eye Center

Winston-Salem, NC

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