Certified Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician

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Department: Nursing-Ophthalmology Amb.Care
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant, NSSL1
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Allied Health

Job Summary: The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician will be responsible for performing ophthalmic diagnostic testing (including patient work ups, IOP checks, visual acuity testing, refraction, keratometry, A-scans, visual fields. corneal topography, ERGs, OCTs, IOL Master and more). Also includes maintenance of clinical and off site supplies and equipment , assistance with scheduling activities. Greets patients, directs patients and enters data, registers patients, discharges patients and schedules appointments. Performs chart prep, assists with the referral process, assists with authorizations and completion of all forms. Also other related duties as assigned.             
Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum one year experience in outpatient ambulatory setting or ophthalmology practice setting required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) preferred. Any eligible candidate who is not already certified will be required to successfully complete and obtain certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) through Joint Commission of Allied Health Professionals in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) within 18 months of hire. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are encouraged to apply.             

Work Days:

 Monday - Friday, varying hours between 7:30am-5:30pm

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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