Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country.
Under direction, coordinates Ophthalmic Technician services for an Ophthalmology practice; performs initial patient exams including lensometry, vision assessment, patient history, refractometry and intraocular pressure measurement; assists with minor surgery procedures or laser treatments; educates patients regarding administration of medications and pre and post-operative instructions as directed by physician; performs Goldmann and Humphrey visual field testing; completes requests for prescription refills as authorized by physician with full documentation in patient chart; collects pre-operative paperwork; processes all information to appropriate test center; maintains records of test results in patient's files; obtains pre-op evaluations with specialist; maintains inventory of supplies related to the Ophthalmology department; performs other job related duties as required.
Must have at least two plus years related experience; College degree and certification as Ophthalmic Assistant preferred; must be knowledgeable and proficient in automated and manual testing such as B-Scan Ultrasounds, OCT, Auto refraction; excellent organization and communication skills.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Cornell also has Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD. program for students to intensify their pursuit of Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care.
Weill Cornell Medical College's educational mission emphasizes the importance of combining a strong foundation in the medical sciences with extensive clinical training in patient care. By promoting a true social commitment, stimulating creativity, and fostering independent thought and study, Weill Cornell Medical College continues to cultivate the best of tomorrow's leaders in the field of medicine.
Weill Cornell Medical College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
: New York City
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