Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Nashville, TN


JOB SUMMARY
Administers orthoptic and/or pleoptic diagnostic tests for patients with ocular motility disorders independently. Assists in treatment to develop or rehabilitate binocularvision. May also perform duties of an ophthalmic technician.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Assists in diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of patients with eye muscle disorders and/or amblyopia; administer diagnostic tests such as measuring visual acuity, ocular motility, and binocular function.
Prepares reports and confers with ophthalmologist about patient progress; instruct patients during office therapy and in the utilization of exercises for home therapy.
Interacts with the patient in a professional manner using AIDET techniques; serves as a role model/leader in patient interactions.
 Leads team in maintaining a clean working environment, stocked rooms, equipment, and EOC guidelines.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES
Demonstrates mastery level competency of ophthalmology in practical applications of a difficult nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering results without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate by setting the example, giving instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job.
Core Accountabilities
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a "go-to" resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.

Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in an Accredited Orthoptic Program. (Required) < 1-year relevant experience (Required) Certified Orthoptist (Within 6 months).

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