Ophthalmic Assistant Uncertified - Eye Clinic


Biweekly Hours: 64.00

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 and Optometrist in the Eye Clinic by collecting data, administering treatment ordered by an Ophthalmologist and/or Optometrist, and supervising patients. Provides skilled ophthalmic care to patients, ages infant through adult. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: High school diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam. Must have one of the following: • Satisfactory completion of a three-month basic Ophthalmology course. • Equivalent training in a Medical Ophthalmology office. • Completion of related course work pertaining to Ophthalmology. Must acquire certification as an Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology within twelve (12) months of employment. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preferred: Three months of work experience as an Ophthalmic Assistant. BLS Certification from the AHA within 6 months of hire. Physical Demands: May need to move around intermittently during the day, including sitting, standing, stooping, bending, and ambulating. May need to remain still for extended periods, including sitting and standing. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to read job related documents. Ability to use computer.