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Cedars-Sinai Ophthalmic Assistant - Vision Center in Beverly Hills, California

The Ophthalmic Assistant is responsible for performing a

variety of administrative and clinical functions to include scheduling and

greeting patients; scheduling surgeries; performing diagnostic and eye function

tests including clinical optics, ocular motility, visual fields, keratometry,

topography, A –Scans, and Schirmer test; assisting with office surgical

procedures; administering topical medications or diagnostic drugs as required

by the ophthalmologist for testing or treatment. Record accurate charting and

other office procedures. Assist ophthalmologist and/or optometrist with office

patient procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fitprescription lenses;

  • Preparepatients for examinations;

  • Takepatient history and other preliminary patient data;

  • Performsimple non-invasive testing of visual acuity, pupils and ocular motility;

  • Performautomated visual field testing;

  • Performophthalmic photography and digital imaging;

  • Performtonometry and lensometry

  • Performnon-subjective auto refraction (where the ophthalmologist or optometristperforms

  • subjectiverefraction);

  • Administercycloplegiacs, mydriatics, and topical anesthetics that are not controlledsubstances

  • Performpachymetry, keratometry, A scans, B scans, and electrodiagnostic testing.

  • Environmentalcleaning and disinfection of clinical areas

.

Educational Requirements:

Successful completion of an

accredited program for Ophthalmic Assistant/ Technician or Medical

Assistant preferred and one year of related experience and/or training; or

equivalent combination of education and experience

License/Certification:

BLS Certification required.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant designation preferred.

Experience:

One year of related experience

and/or training

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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