Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible to perform a variety of eye care duties to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of eye disorders, using knowledge of advanced ophthalmic techniques and procedures. Duties include preparing examination and treatment rooms, reviewing the appointment schedule, performing basic and routine vision screening examinations, administering eye medications, cleaning and maintaining ophthalmic instruments, and assisting physicians during minor surgical procedures.
High School diploma or GED required
Basic Life Support Certification required or must obtain BLS Certification within 6 months of employment date
Applicants must have one or more of the following qualifications: (a) Minimum of one year experience in an eye practice. (b) Minimum of one year experience as a Medical Assistant. (c) Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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