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marshfield Ophthalmic Assistant in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Job Title:

Ophthalmic Assistant

Cost Center:

565375 Eau Claire-Eye Care

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Mon-Fri; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (United States of America)

Job Description:

The Ophthalmic Assistant functions as a member of the healthcare team by providing basic ophthalmic, technical and clerical support to assist providers in providing for patient care, comfort, and safety. The individual will complete optometric/ophthalmic tests and measurements as ordered by the provider and will assist providers with procedures. The Ophthalmic Assistant performs in a manner consistent with Marshfield Clinic Health Systems’ mission, policies, and initiatives while maintaining patient confidentiality.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.

Minimum Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred/Optional: Graduate of a medical assistant program. Successful completion of a medical terminology course.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required: Experience in a medical field or customer service experience.

Preferred/Optional: Experience in Ophthalmology or Optometry

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position, which must be maintained in good standing:

Minimum Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association within three months of hire.

Preferred/Optional: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association at time of hire. Certified Ophthalmic Assistant certification awarded by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO).

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable and compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Exclusion From Federal Programs: Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Health System’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Become a member of the Marshfield Clinic Health System and discover one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities of your career. We bring together research, education, a children’s hospital, primary care and numerous subspecialties to deliver outstanding health care at the highest level. All at a mid-sized health system right here in Wisconsin – the heart of the United States.

We want great people just like you to join our team. Collaborate with colleagues who care about you and your patients or play a supporting role in this growing organization. And, work in a place you can hear yourself think, within a team that supports you and challenges you to grow.

It’s not complicated. It’s the next step in a successful career.

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