International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Assistant - Full Time - Days

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NewYork Presbyterian Hospital
New York, United States (on-site)
18 days ago


At NewYork-Presbyterian, the Ophthalmology Practice is an integral component of Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. It is a multispecialty practice providing consultative services which include general ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, contact lens/low vision, cornea and external disease, eye muscle, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, orbital and plastic, retina, uveitis and diagnostic services-visual field testing. This is your opportunity to impact assist patients and learn about a variety of specialties every day.

Ophthalmic Assistant – Full Time – Days  

Work with state of the art equipment and learn from the best in a fast-paced, challenging environment where you can grow and develop your skills. This is a technical, patient facing position. On a daily basis, the Ophthalmic Assistant performs a variety of clinical and clerical functions to assist practitioners and management in daily clinic operations.  You will have the opportunity to assist in exam and treatment rooms, take readings and record results for visual acuity, explain tests to patients, clean instruments and equipment, maintain medical supplies.

This is a full-time day shift position predominately working between Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


Preferred Criteria 

  • At least two years of ophthalmology experience

  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) or willingness to obtain certification within one year of hire

Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma or GED   

  • Six months to one year ophthalmology experience or Medical Assistant experience

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66720326
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: NewYork Presbyterian Hospital
  • Position Title: Ophthalmic Assistant - Full Time - Days
  • Job Function: Ophthalmic Assistant (OA)
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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