Minimum of a High School diploma or General Education Degree.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Mathematics: able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole
decimals, addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers.
Language: able to comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence. Able to create
simple correspondence. Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group
patients and other employees.
Reasoning: able to comprehend and execute instructions. Able to manage
situations with more than one variable.
Familiarity with the operation of computers.
Familiarity with ophthalmic and general medical terminology.
Ability to enter information into the computer system
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Must obtain Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) from Joint Commission on Allied Health
Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) within 18 months of start date. Must maintain certification
while employed at Wilmer.
Failure to obtain/maintain certification might result in termination of employment at Wilmer.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Must be able to remain in stationary position for 50% of the time
Ability to move about to escort patients to the exam rooms and different departments, gather and
replace supplies, and stock rooms.
Constantly positions self to adjust ophthalmic equipment in order to perform exams.
Ability to manipulate extremely small objects.
The person in this position frequently communicates with patients .Must be able to exchange
accurate information in these situations.
Ability to safely utilize various types of Ophthalmic Equipment to directly contact the patients eye.
Occasionally lifts and transports supplies up to 20 lbs.
Ability to concentrate on instruments and other visual stimuli
Observation of and rapid reaction to changeable situations
Classified Title: Ophthalmic Technician Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.10 -$22.12 per/hr. commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 7:30-4 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002994-SOM Oph Glaucoma Personnel area: School of Medicine
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