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Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Ashland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of supervisor or physician receives and prepares patients for examination or treatment.
  • Performs routine screening tests.
  • Documents patient information in the patient medical record.
  • Performs stocking, maintenance and other related duties as assigned, including maintaining exam rooms, equipment and supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned. Education:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Successful completion of the written exam for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant.
    • Recent graduate an Ophthalmic Technology Program (not yet COT certified). Certifications:
      • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) by Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). Complexity of Work:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Work -Experience:
          • Minimum of 1 year experience providing direct patient care under the supervision of an Ophthalmologist. Physical Requirements:
            • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and PC.
            • Ability to lift and transport up to 25 pounds.
            • May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting.
            • Visual acuity, including the ability to distinguish colors. Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Performs clinical and technical ophthalmic duties and basic patient care as directed by physician or supervisor.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Other , Ashland, Ohio

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