Ophthalmic Assistant Eye Center
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Facility: UCHealth Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora, CO)
Department: Eye Center
- High School Diploma or GED is required
Sign-on bonus for those who qualify
Come join a rapidly growing health system as an Ophthalmic
Assistant. No ophthalmology experience required.
As an academic medical center, we can provide on-the-job training
through UCHealth's Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Ophthalmic Assistant
Academy. Why spend up to $35,000 on a trade school when you can
learn (while on the job) from our highly skilled Senior Ophthalmic
Technicians and our world-class ophthalmologists. Our specialists
have developed national and international reputations for
excellence in routine and complex ophthalmic care. Also, our
state-of-the-art facility is one of the largest eye centers in the
country and serves not only patients in the Rocky Mountain region
but also patients all over the world.
Don't just start a new job, consider a new career in ophthalmology
by joining our team at UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of
every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the
commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
and their families. We foster a true human connection and give
people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
Assists eye care providers in the care of patients and flow of
clinical activities. Ensures proper care and usage of medical
- Under the direct supervision of eye care provider, assists with
performing patient care. Demonstrate proficiency in performing
ophthalmic core competencies.
- Performs basic ophthalmic testing procedures, diagnostic
testing, administration of medications and tasks delegated by the
eye care provider.
- Assists with minor procedures and prescription refill process
under the direction of provider.
- Performs documentation, patient education and enters charges.
Assists with the flow of patient care.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Ophthalmic Medical Assisting Independent Study Course or JCAHPO
Career Advancement Tool (JCAT) within two years of hire.
- Ophthalmic Scribe Certification (OSC) within 30 days of hire or
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification
- 2 years of healthcare experience
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth
does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
The pay range for this position is: $20.87 - $27.13 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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