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Certified Ophthalmology Asst
The Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) is responsible for assisting the provider with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients. This will include obtaining patient history and chief complaint, completing basic work up exam and ancillary testing per provider orders and protocol. They may assist with in-office procedures as appropriate and in accordance with scope of practice. This position works closely with the physicians, optometrists, other clinical staff and front office staff. Work situations are a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data using discretion, good judgment, diplomacy and a customer service attitude.
Knowledge of ocular disease, anatomy and terminology as well as systemic diseases which may affect the eye.
- Skill in basic ocular motility measurements, manifest refraction, ophthalmic photography and basic ophthalmic equipment maintenance
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. Certification must be maintained through continuing education.
Must obtain MA-R within 60 days of hire