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Thursday, May 30, 2019 05:14 PM

Orthoptist
VCU Health System
Richmond, VA

VCU Health System's Ophthalmology Clinic is seeking a full time Orthoptist that works adjunctively and exclusively with ophthalmologists who specialize in strabismus. He/she assesses visual function and neuromuscular eye anomalies allowing physician to expand services and maintain quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs complete sensorimotor evaluations, pre and post op strabismus measurements and address complaints relating to binocular function.
  • Accepts referrals from within the practice or from the local medical community under supervision of an Ophthalmologist.
  • Treats non-surgical disorders of ocular motility and binocular vision.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Eligibility for Certified Orthoptist (CO) Certification test required and certification obtained within eighteen (18) months of hire
  • Orthoptist Certification (CO) after six (6) months of hire
  • Minimum of two (2) years' work experience in an ophthalmology office

Preferred

  • Current Certified Orthoptist (CO) Certification
  • Minimum of four (4) years' of work experience in an ophthalmology office

At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here.

We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.

Or, for a full position description and to apply visit: https://www.healthcaresource.com/mcvh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=10131465

 

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.