Sanford Health Associate Ophthalmic Assistant - Ophthalmology in Bemidji, Minnesota
Job Title: Associate Ophthalmic Assistant | Ophthalmology | Bemidji
Department : OPHTHALMOLOGY
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Perform preliminary screening examinatons and/or tests to facilitate diagnosis and treatment by the provider. Assist the physician with procedures and care of the patent. Collect subjectve and objectve ophthalmic data from the patent or caregiver and communicate this data to the doctor.
Assist physicians in performing ophthalmic procedures, including surgery. Clean or sterilize ophthalmic or surgical instruments. Conduct visual feld tests to measure feld of vision. Maintain ophthalmic instruments or equipment. Measure visual acuity, including near, distance, pinhole, or dynamic visual acuity, using appropriate tests. Operate ophthalmic equipment, such as autorefractors, phoropters, tomographs, or retnoscopes. Take and document patents' medical histories.
Perform preliminary screening examination and/or tests to facilitate diagnosis and treatment by the provider. Assist the physician with procedures and care of the patient. Collect subjective and objective ophthalmic data from the patient or caregiver and communicate this data to the doctor. Will provide training and education for required skills. Previous health care experience or training in ophthalmology, optometry, and/or optical office preferred.
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant preferred. High School graduate is preferred. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, graduate of a two year ophthalmic training course preferred. Previous health care experience in ophthalmology, optometry, and/or optical office preferred. Basic Life Support Certification required.
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Job Function: Customer Service
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req20212