High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Credentials Required: 1) JCAHPO (Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology) Certification at the Ophthalmic Assistant level. If candidate does not have the certification must obtain within one (1) year of hire as Ophthalmic Assistant. Current certification in a related field considered for substitution. This substitution is made on a case by case basis. Examples of acceptable certificates are optometry, surgical technology, or foreign medical graduate with experience in Ophthalmology. 2) Current CPR Certification.
Primary Source Verification: Tabb, Inc.; JCAHPO Ophthalmic Assistant Certification and is verified by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology; CPR certification is verified by document from American Heart Association (CPR card with current date).
The primary purpose of Ophthalmic Assistant is to provide basic level technical support to the Ophthalmology Clinics, Faculty and Residents, and to perform various services, as directed, to facilitate patient care and efficient clinic operation.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.