SUMMARY:

Ophthalmic Medical Professionals work with an ophthalmologist to provide patient care by performing eye-related clinical tasks. They do measurements and tests that provide the doctor with the information needed to arrive at a diagnosis and to prescribe treatment. They also assist with documentation and patient services. Some Ophthalmic professionals are trained and certified to assist with surgical procedures.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Taking patient medical histories

  • Instructing patients about medications, tests and procedures

  • Performing vision and diagnostic tests

  • Assisting with patient procedures/surgeries

  • Coordinating patient scheduling

  • Performing office management duties

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1+ years of recent work experience as an Ophthalmic Medical Professional

  • JCAHPO certification (COA, COT, COMT)

  • OSA cert may be required per facility for Surgical Assisting

  • State Licensure

  • Current BLS

  • Current TB Screen

  • Valid Photo Identification/Driver's License

  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process

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