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
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Administercycloplegiacs, mydriatics, and topical anesthetics that are not controlledsubstances
Performpachymetry, keratometry, A scans, B scans, and electrodiagnostic testing.
Environmentalcleaning and disinfection of clinical areas
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
BLS Certification required.
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant designation preferred.
One year of related experience
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.