Ophthalmic Assistant

Center For Sight - Sarasota, FL
Posted: March 18, 2019

About Center For Sight:

Center For Sight is one of the nation’s leading multi-specialty physician groups providing patients worldwide with care in ophthalmology, optometry, dermatology and cosmetic facial surgery.  With eight locations, 28 providers, and 275 team members, Center For Sight is the largest practice in Southwest Florida, managing over 100,000 patient visits per year.

Providing an outstanding patient experience is extremely important to our team and our efforts have led us to be recognized as the practice of choice in Southwest Florida by local residents in the Sarasota Herald Tribune “Readers’ Choice Awards,” year after year.  We are proud to be named the #1 practice in the area; an honor that wouldn’t be possible without employing the best and brightest team members to help us deliver world class patient service.  We believe in hiring right and providing our team with ample opportunities for advancement and training.  We invite you to explore our open opportunities and learn more about our practice.

About the Area: Sarasota

Sarasotans agree – there is a reason our home has been included in the top “50 Best Places to Live” by U.S. News, named one of the “South’s Best Cities” by Southern Living and recognized as one of the “Top 25 Most Desirable Places to Live” by MSN Money.  Sarasota offers amenities to suit any taste or interest, from unique cultural attractions to fine dining and unrivaled outdoor activities for families to enjoy.

Siesta Key Beach has been named the #1 Beach in the USA and the city is the 10th fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau.  In addition, the Sarasota County school system is one of the highest ranked in Florida, which is also home to Pine View, a gifted magnet school continually ranked as the #1 high school in the state.  With its beautiful beaches, no state income tax, and rapidly growing population, Sarasota provides an idyllic opportunity to live and work in paradise.

Job Summary:

Center For Sight, one of the country’s most prestigious multi-specialty ophthalmology groups, is recruiting an enthusiastic, compassionate, Right Hand Ophthalmic Assistant.  This critical position serves as right hand to the surgeon in the clinic setting.  The primary function of the right hand is patient education, however, basic ophthalmic testing procedures including, history taking, visual acuity, lensometry, tonometry, motility, visual fields, pupil assessment, refraction, and administering dilation or anesthetic drops will be required.  This position may also require calculations and chart preparation for cataract surgery.  Travel to multiple locations may be required.  Excellent communication and customer skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment is a must.  This dynamic individual must be flexible in work assignments and schedules and be devoted to providing outstanding patient care.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes: health, life, disability and dental insurance, matching 401K plan, generous vacation and holiday pay, and many employee discounts.

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Center For Sight

Center For Sight

Sarasota, FL

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