Training Coordinator

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute - Tampa, FL
Posted: September 22, 2017

Are you an ophthalmic technician who is passionate about patient care, and looking to further your career? St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute is offering an exciting opportunity for a Clinic Trainer to join our team in Tarpon Springs. As our clinic trainer, you will be part of our world renowned medical team, teaching entry level technicians to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

Company Mission

“Excellence…with love” is a mission statement we adhere to in every aspect of our care giving, from the moment a patient walks through our doors to the follow-up care they receive. We are committed to helping our patients attain overall wellness in body, mind, and spirit.

Why work at St. Luke’s?

St. Luke’s is a leader in ophthalmic surgery with five locations in the Gulf Coast region of Florida and one in The Villages. The St. Luke’s name is known not only for excellence in cataract surgery results and patient care but also for career opportunities and growth in the communities we serve. Our offices are located in some of Florida’s top vacation spots. If you’re seeking a coastal lifestyle and a role where you have the chance to learn new skills every day and get to work alongside some of the best doctors and support staff in the world, you’ve come to the right place!

About the Job

The Clinic Trainer is responsible for the ongoing training, continuing education and skill development of all clinical staff while providing excellent service to customers

  • Plans, develops, and administers comprehensive clinical education and development program – including technical skills, ophthalmic/medical knowledge and EHR protocols
  • Provides individual and group instruction to new ophthalmic technicians
  • Works with existing clinical staff members to develop additional clinical skills required to advance to the next level of certification
  • Ensures policies, procedures and protocols are understood by clinical staff
  • Evaluates technician skill levels through objective and subjective means
  • Coordinates in-house continuing education programs for clinical and non-clinical personnel
  • Prepares and hosts technician training meetings with the assistance of the Clinic Supervisors
  • Continuously reviews the effectiveness of the educational program. Makes changes as appropriate
  • Works as a clinical technician as needed


  • Two or more years of diverse clinical ophthalmic experience, working collaboratively with physicians preferred
  • Ability to function at a senior technician level
  • Certification as a COT preferred. Otherwise, required to obtain COA certification within 6 months of employment and COT certification within 2 years of employment
  • Strong leadership, writing, and problem-solving skills
  • A passion for developing successful teams
  • Ability to be supportive and encourage growth
  • Ability to handle conflict resolution and hold staff accountable
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • NextGen EHR experience preferred
  • Experience in employee development, evaluation,
  • Ability to organize and maintain thorough records
  • Knowledge of HIPAA


  • Medical, Dental, and Life insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Mileage Reimbursement (when traveling to other locations)
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We hire Non-Smokers only

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

We participate in E-Verify

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute

Tampa, FL

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