Ophthalmic Assistant Certified
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-01
Assists Ophthalmology Department physicians nurses and other technical support personnel with diagnostic tests performed to evaluate Eye Clinic patients.
- Performs visual field testing.
- Performs ocular motility testing.Performs patient work-ups.
- Performs additional patient work-ups. Administers ophthalmic drops and ointments.
- Provides patient services. Maintains ophthalmic exam lanes clinic area and equipment.
- Continues professional growth.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Experience: 1 year relevant experience
Licensure: COA–Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Certification by JCAHPO (Joint Commission of Accredited Health Professionals in Ophthalmology) within 6 months of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling: (distance: 50 feet), reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 – 100lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.