Orthoptist Job

Children's Health - Ophthalmic Careers

Job Number: 52907

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 12-9-2017

Description:

The Orthoptist will be responsible for:

    • Providing skilled technical support for the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disorders in pediatric and adult strabismus patients under the direction of our pediatric ophthalmology attendings, in accordance with established departmental and professional standards, guidelines and protocols.
    • Performing comprehensive and specialized examinations.
    • Interpreting, evaluating and communicating examination and test results, and preparing recommendations for patient treatment and management.
    • Implementing treatment programs and conducting follow-up for strabismus patients
    • Providing support for ophthalmology resident and fellowship training programs.

To qualify, you must have:

    • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Current certification or eligibility for certification as an orthoptist by the American Orthoptic Council (AOC) or equivalent level of certification from an accredited foreign program.
  • Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions and well-developed writing skills.

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