Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a Houston tradition in patient-centered
care, is a multispecialty clinic with over 25 locations and
comprises more than 500 physicians providing primary and specialty
care in a collaborative manner.
With 55 different clinical and non-clinical specialties, you can
design a career path at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic that allows you to
grow your future in a completely new direction.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is changing the way health cares.
The Ophthalmic Assistant is responsible for providing direct
patient care to patients seen in the Optometry or Ophthalmology
departments. He or she will ensure the safety and comfort of
patient and families according to legal, organizational and
professional standards. The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant is
responsible for providing direct patient care to patients seen in
the Optometry or Ophthalmology departments. He or she will ensure
the safety and comfort of patient and families according to legal,
organizational and professional standards.
OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/ CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT (Open Pool
Location: Main Campus
Job Type: Full Time
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
(A = basics; B = preferred)
High School Diploma or GED from an accredited program
OAAt least 1-year previous Medical Assistant or Ophthalmic
Assistant experience if not a graduate of an approved Medical/
Ophthalmic Assistant program. Or6 months experience if a graduate
of an accredited Medical/Ophthalmic Assistant program. COAAt least
1 year of experience under an Ophthalmologist with ophthalmic
certification or Graduate of an accredited vision technology
OA1 year in ophthalmic setting COA2 years of previous work
experience under an ophthalmologist.
COACertified as an Ophthalmic Assistant.
OAAble to use equipment and related supplies for selected
patient population. CRT experience. Able to use NCT, Autorefractor,
computer related equipment, Lensometer and able to perform
K-readings. COAAble to use NCT, auto refractor, perform gross
visual fields and gross motility exam, slit lamp operation,
applanation tonometry, operate IOL master, evaluate pupils, use of
OCT/HRT, pachymetry, corneal topography and Humphrey Visual Field
Knowledge and dosage of ophthalmic drops. Able to Scribe, use
portable tonopen,, Goldman VF, Fundus photography,
Windows bases computer skills