Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.
Our Certified Ophthalmic Assistants in Beachwood provide vision care under the supervision of a licensed ophthalmologist. We work together as a team to provide world class care for our patients. Our ophthalmology staff pride themselves on delivering specialized care to help patients preserve and refine their vision. There is always something new to learn with changes and advances in the field of ophthalmology.
Your primary duties will include:
The ideal candidate is someone who:
- Performing routine screening tests.
- Documenting patient information in the patient medical record.
- Stocking, maintenance, and other related duties as assigned, including maintaining exam rooms, equipment, and supplies.
- Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.
- Is empathetic to the needs and concerns of patients
- Preferably has ophthalmology experience with patients of all ages.
This is a great opportunity for Certified Ophthalmic Assistants to discover Cleveland Clinic’s Ophthalmologic team and obtain hands-on experience in this gratifying unit. Our team allows you to work in different specialties of your choice such as retina or pediatrics. We also encourage certification and provide learning materials for you to grow and become a Certified Technician.
Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most:
career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.
Under direction of supervisor or physician receives and prepares patients for examination or treatment.
May perform routine screening tests.
Documents patient information in the patient medical record.
Performs stocking, maintenance and other duties as assigned, including maintaining exam rooms, equipment and supplies.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
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.
Minimum of one year experience in an ophthalmic setting providing direct patient care.
Additional formal education or training in ophthalmology may substitute for some or all of the stated experience.
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.