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COA, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant - Vision Care Clinic

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:


This position performs high quality ophthalmic procedures, focusing on patient care and education.
Promptly and professionally assisting the doctor in patient care.
Performing technical workups, patient interviews and special testing.
Communicating with patients regarding follow-up care, surgeries, procedures, changes in schedule, symptoms, surgery scheduling, etc.
Maintaining and cleaning all equipment being used. Report to supervisor if not in working condition.
Returning phone calls to patients and pharmacies.
Assisting in minor surgery.
Maintaining patient confidentiality.


High school diploma/GED
Completion of a formal course for Ophthalmic Assistant.
Successful completion of JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) requirements.
1 years of experience in an Ophthalmic setting
Accurately perform: Refractions, Retinoscopy, A-Scans, Lensometry, Keratometry, Tonometry, Visual Fields, OCT, Amslers, Muscle Testing, Pupil exams, Topography
BLS (Must obtain at hire if not already acquired)
Basic typing and computer skills (data entry or word processing)

Work Type:

Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , COA, Certified Ophthalmic Assistant - Vision Care Clinic, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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