Eye - COT / HSC (1.07) Job

St. Paul, MN, 55101
Nov 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time
Eye - COT / HSC (1.07)

Job ID:: 25362
Department:: HSC Ophthalmology
City:: St. Paul, MN
Location:: HP - St Paul Specialty Center 401
Position Type:: Full-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule::
Hrs/Pay Period:: 80

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, and with patients and the community is just one of the many reasons we were recently named one of the Twin Cities best places to work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

We currently have an opportunity for a full time Certified Ophthalmic Technician. To perform those tests needed to give medical eye care under the direction and supervision of the ophthalmologist. The COT will support the patient through procedures and tests in a safe, efficient and comfortable manner.

Work Schedule and Location:

* Monday through Wednesday, 8:00am-4:30pm at St. Paul Health Specialty Center

* Thursday and Friday, 8:00am- 4:30pm at Como Clinic

Pay Rate:

* $27.60-34.45/hour DOQ


* High School graduate or equivalent.

* One year of certified ophthalmic assistant experience.

* Certification

* Must be professional, punctual, dependable and possess good communication skills. Must be able to interact with patients and staff in a courteous and cooperative manner.

* Must possess manual dexterity, good vision, and be self-mobile.


* Formal ophthalmic technician training from an accredited technical/vocational school

* Minimum of two-years, full time ophthalmic technician experience in an ophthalmic care setting.

* Obtain a complete medical and ophthalmic history.


* Accurately refract.

* Perform lens neutralization.

* Plot visual fields using either the Goldmann perimeter, automated perimeter or tangent screen.

* Perform applanation or schiotz tonometry.

* Check for color vision defects.

* Take Keratometry readings.

* Perform basic strabismus evaluations and procedures using prisms, Maddox rods, cover testing, Hirschberg-Krimsky measurements and examination of ductions and versions.

* Obtain A-scan and B-scan ultrasound readings.

* Assist the ophthalmologist during minor surgery and major surgery.

* Administer oral and ocular medications as directed by the ophthalmologist.

* Explain the physician’s orders.

* Perform any other special duties as may be deemed necessary.

* Photography – Internal and external

* Teach/train Ophthalmic/Optometric Assistants

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit www.healthpartners.jobs, click on job opportunities and search for Job ID #25362.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.


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