International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant II

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Park Nicollet
St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
11 days ago


Provides basic preparation of the patient for ophthalmic tests, evaluation, or treatment ensuring quality patient services. Supports MD’s, including retina, plastics, glaucoma, and general ophthalmology:

• Less routine patients
• More complicated patient histories.
• In-basket and phone note responsibilities for their providers.
• Surgery consent and paperwork
• Special testing (including HVF’s, OCTs)
• Preps and assists for in-office procedures.
• Must be certified at COA level
• Applanation tonometry

Work Schedule 7:30-5:00

Hours/ Pay Period: 80

The Organization

At Park Nicollet you're part of something bigger. We're a member of the HealthPartners organization, an award-winning integrated health care system comprised of several organizations. HealthPartners includes a team of 21,000 people dedicated to making a difference for our members, patients and the community. Whether you want to work in direct patient care, or support those who do, you will find a vast variety of job opportunities. Here, your contributions help to improve lives and impact health care for the better. If you want to make a difference, we want you on our team.

Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values

 Our mission is to improve health and well-being in partnership with our members, patients and community.

Vision: Health as it could be, affordability as it must be, through relationships built on trust.

  • Excellence We strive for the best results and always look for ways to improve.
  • Compassion We care and show empathy and respect for each person.
  • Partnership We are strongest when we work together and with those we serve.
  • Integrity We are open and honest, and we keep our commitments.

What makes us unique?

At Park Nicollet, we never forget why we're here. Your health and well-being is our top priority and is at the forefront of everything we do. We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We refer to this as "Head + Heart, Together," and it exists to inspire constant improvement and lasting success. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do.
To learn more about our organization, including our award winning care, please visit our website at




a) Satisfactory completion of an accredited home study course in Ophthalmic Assisting or
b) Satisfactory completion of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program or
c) Equivalent related experience.

Certification through JCAHPO as an Ophthalmic Assistant is required within 1 year of hire date.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses:

a) Demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and assure safety of patients.
b) Detail oriented individual with strong human relations and organizational skills.
c) Ongoing certification as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant.


Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62329037
  • Location:
    St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant II
  • Company Name For Job: Park Nicollet
  • Job Function: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years

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