Certified Ophthalmic Technician - Eye Clinic


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 0730-1600,0800-1630,0830-1700

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Assists the Ophthalmologist in the Eye Clinic by collecting data, administering treatment ordered by an ophthalmologist, and supervising patients. Provides skilled ophthalmic care to patients, ages infant through adult. Upholds the standards of the system wide customer service program.


Required: High school diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam. Certification as an Ophthalmic Technician (COT) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology. Two years experience as ophthalmic assistant, one of which was as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA). BLS Certification from the AHA. Preferred: Skill in Photography including fluorescein angiography and one ophthalmology specialty area such as glaucoma or retina Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.