Ophthalmic Assistant-Certified-40 hrs/week

Clinical Support Kirkland, Washington Mill Creek, Washington

Department: Eye Care
Job Type: Full-Time Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 40
Req: 41715


Kirkland and Mill Creek Locations
***Up to $3,000.00 sign on bonus to a new employee of EvergreenHealth***
Relocation assistant available

Job Summary:
Provides entry level professional medical and administrative help for ophthalmologist in a clinical setting. Works under general supervision.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position:
• High school graduate or equivalent
• WA State Medical Assistant Registration within 60 days of hire. (Current WA State Medical Assistant Certification can be substituted)
• Current JCAHPO Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification
• 1 year of experience working in an optometry or ophthalmology practice
• General knowledge of anatomy, pharmacology, medical terminology, sterilization techniques and basic eye care.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

DESIRED for the position:
• Previous Certified Ophthalmic Assistant experience