Ophthalmic Assistant - Lebanon Ophthalmology - #100401


Date: 04/19/2022 21:30 PM

City: Lebanon, Missouri

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Monday-Friday 8:00-5pm! Full Time!

On-the-Job Training

  • No Experience Required!
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $2,000 for continuing education
  • Health/Dental/Vision available after day one
  • Annual contribution of $100 per month to eligible dependent care FSA
  • Paid parental leave for new parents
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid PTO for volunteering
  • Competitive salary
  • Future career growth


Greets patients and escorts them to and from the examining rooms. Obtains ocular, medical and family history; assists doctor during exam or minor surgery as well as with any additional testing


  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Experience: Must have good telephone and communication skills.
  • Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments, procedures and office procedures for ophthalmology and optometry.
  • Must be able to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and policies.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff and the public.
  • Equipment Used: Must be able to operate equipment to perform: VFA, A Scans, PAM, BAT, color vision testing, pupil evaluation, Amsler grid, automated keratometry, and corneal topography.
  • Preferred Education:
  • Knowledge of ophthalmology office procedures preferred.
  • General medical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, systemic and ocular diseases preferred.
  • Experience with administration of eye drops, ointments and irrigating solutions, and pharmacology of drugs used in dilation preferred.
  • Preferred Experience: Prefer a minimum of one year previous work experience.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply

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Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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