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University of Minnesota Physicians

Ophthalmic Assistant/Ophthalmic Tech, Certified - Temporary

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Employer
University of Minnesota Physicians
Posted
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Closes
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Category
Job Type
Employment Status

Further information

Description

The Eye Clinic  diagnose and treat patients with all types of ocular disorders. Clinic subspecialties include cornea and anterior segment, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, retina, glaucoma and low-vision services. 

 As an Ophthalmic Technician/Ophthalmic Assistant you will assist physicians and work with clinical/clerical staff to facilitate the efficient daily clinic flow of patients. Assist ophthalmologists and optometrists to facilitate the best use of their time and prepare patients for examination. Duties include: complete preparations for patient visits, take patient medical histories and schedule ancillary patient appointments, back up patient check in, assist physicians/providers with minor patient procedures and other duties as assigned.

For more information on the Ophthalmology Clinic please visit:

http://www.umphysicians.org/specialties/eye-care/index.htm

In order to qualify for this role, you must possess:

  • Ophthalmic Technician Certification or Ophthalmic Assistant Certification, or ability to obtain COT/COA with one year of employment.
  • Patient scheduling and check-in experience. Ability to operate ophthalmic equipment.
  • Good organizational skills and good verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Good customer service skills. Ability to learn and obtain skills on the job or through educational courses.

Preferred

  • Ophthalmic testing experience
  • AIDET Training 



University of Minnesota Physicians