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Kelsey-Seybold Ophthalmic Assistant (Open Pool-may be willing to consider OA/COA based experience/qualification) in Houston, Texas

OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT/ CERTIFIED OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT

Location: Main Campus

Department: Ophthalmology

Job Type: Full Time

COMPANY PROFILE

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Changing the way health cares.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey. With more than 21 clinic locations and more than 400 physicians, Kelsey-Seybold provides medical care in 55 medical specialties and is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, Endoscopy Center, Infusion Center and Cancer Center. Our mission is to provide our team members with exceptional opportunities for professional and personal growth.

JOB SUMMARY

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.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

(A = basics; B = preferred)

Education

A.

High School Diploma or GED from an accredited program

B.

Experience

A.

OA

At least 1-year previous Medical Assistant or Ophthalmic Assistant experience if not a graduate of an approved Medical/ Ophthalmic Assistant program.

Or

6 months experience if a graduate of an accredited Medical/Ophthalmic Assistant program.

COA

At least 1 year of experience under an Ophthalmologist with ophthalmic certification or Graduate of an accredited vision technology school.

B.

OA

1 year in ophthalmic setting

COA

2 years of previous work experience under an ophthalmologist.

Licenses

A.

COA

Certified as an Ophthalmic Assistant.

B.

Special Skills

A.

OA

Able 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.

COA

Able 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

ID: 2020-23135

External Company URL: www.kelsey-seybold.com

Street: 2727 West Holcombe

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