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COA- OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/ CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT (Open Pool Position)

Company: Kelsey Seybold Clinic
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/ CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT (Open Pool Position)

Location: Main Campus

Department: Ophthalmology

Job Type: Full Time

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

(A = basics; B = preferred)

Education

A.

High School Diploma or GED from an accredited program

B.

Experience

A.

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 school.

B.

OA1 year in ophthalmic setting COA2 years of previous work experience under an ophthalmologist.

Licenses

A.

COACertified as an Ophthalmic Assistant.

B.

Special Skills

A.

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,

B.

Other

A.

Current BCLS

B.

Windows bases computer skills

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Clinical, Office

Keywords: Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston , COA- OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/ CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT (Open Pool Position), Other , Houston, Texas

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