Ophthalmic Assistant

Piedmont Eye Associates - Spartanburg, SC
Posted: August 2, 2018

Major Duties:

Under general supervision, perform a variety of general office functions, patient care activities, and ophthalmic diagnostic tests.  

Characteristic Work:

  • Obtain a complete medical and ophthalmic history
  • Establish rapport with patients during diagnostic testsand examinations
  • Obtain visual acuities
  • Plot visual fields using a Humphrey automated perimeter
  • Perform manual lensometry 
  • Perform applanation tonometry and/or tonopen tonometry
  • Perform confrontation visual fields.
  • Perform amsler grid and stereo testing.
  • Instill dilated drops when directed by physician.
  • Perform refractometry
  • Perform basic strabismus evaluations.
  • Perform corneal topography.
  • Explain physician's orders.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment using established methods of cleaning and sterilization
  • Prepare and maintain examination rooms
  • Complete lab slips and requisitions for tests
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

  • High School graduation or recognized equivalent

Certified personnel preferred but non-certified with ophthalmic experience will be considered.  

Piedmont Eye Associates

Piedmont Eye Associates

Spartanburg, SC

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