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Orthoptist

Location: Santa Clara, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 857162 Date posted: 01/17/2020
Description:

Administers and interprets various eye tests. Recommends and administers therapy for eye problems, under the supervision of the ophthamologist and/or physician.

Essential Functions:
- Administers tests to measure and evaluate visual acuity, focusing ability, uniocular cooperation eye motor movements, and color vision using prisms, red lenses, and synophoter. Interprets test results and recommends to the Ophthalmologist treatment and/or therapy. Administers therapy, prepares reports, and confers with physicians regarding patients needs and progress.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
- Graduation from an accredited orthoptics program required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certification by the American Orthoptist required.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
- A thorough knowledge of the development of children's vision preferred.

 

Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices 710 Lawrence Express W Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Position includes floating to satellites & Skyport , as well as potential weekends. Schedule may vary to meet operational needs Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Ophthalmology Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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